A smaller species with round non-spiny leaves and the usual round heads of flowers surrounded by a collar of bracts that are as the name suggests flushed with. This investigation aimed to study the effect of different concentrations of essential oil of Eryngium caeruleum on the transdermal absorption of. Family. Umbelliferae; Apiaceae. Habitat. Kashmir and Western Himalayas. Folk. Pahaari Gaajar, Dudhali (Punjab), Saleli-misri. Action. Root—nervine, stimulant.

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It is similar to coriander or cilantro, and is sometimes mistaken for it. It can be concluded from our findings that N. The bacterial strains used in the study were Enterococcus faecalis, Proteus mirabilis, Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi, Klebsiella pneumonia and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Native American peoples used many species for varied purposes. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Eryngium. These are annual and perennial herbs with hairless and usually spiny leaves. In this context, three plant species i.

This page was last edited on 22 Marchat In this study, three plants were assayed for antibacterial and antifungal potentials. Many species caeruldum Eryngium have been used as food and medicine. Webarchive template wayback links Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.

Phytochemical constituents and pharmacological activities of Eryngium L. The roots have been used as vegetables or sweetmeats. Species are grown as ornamental plants in gardens. The chloroform fraction displayed MFCs of A much utilized, little understood herb.



Eryngium Apiaceae genera Taxa named by Carl Linnaeus. Herbal medicines have long been used for various ailments in various societies and natural bioactive compounds are gaining more and more importance due to various factors. The antibacterial investigations were performed via well diffusion method and nutrient broth dilution method.

The whole study demonstrates that all the three caeruleim species were active against tested bacterial and fungal strains. Pharmaceutical Crops 3 Different fractions from N. The antifungal potential was investigated by dilution method of Cqeruleum agar media of the plants’ samples.

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Eryngium caeruleum – Useful Temperate Plants

Overall, chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions were found most potent among the three plants’ samples. The fungal strains used were Aspergillis fumigatus, Aspergillis flavus and Aspergillis niger.

Eryngium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Apiaceae. The dome-shaped umbels of steely blue or white flowers have whorls of spiny basal bracts.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Ceftriaxone and nystatin were used as standard drugs in antibacterial and antifungal assays respectively.

Eryngium Eryngium bourgatii Scientific classification Kingdom: Archived at the Wayback Machine. Cultures worldwide have used Eryngium extracts as anti-inflammatory agents.


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Retrieved from ” https: Furthermore, being the potent samples, the chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions of these plants can be subjected to column chromatography for the isolation of more effective antimicrobial drugs.

All the samples exhibited prominent antibacterial activity against the tested strains. Views Read Erynfium View history. Eryngium creticum is a herbal remedy for scorpion stings in Jordan. Numerous hybrids have been selected for garden use, of which E. Perspectives on New Crops and New Uses. Similarly, in antifungal assay, N. In all of the plants’ samples, chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions were more active.

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Eryngium yields an essential oil and contains many kinds of terpenoidssaponinsflavonoidscoumarinsand steroids. Some species caeruldum native to rocky and coastal areas, but the majority are grassland plants. In the language of flowersthey represent admiration.

Young shoots and leaves are sometimes used as vegetables like asparagus. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It may be called spiny coriander or culantro.