Cleome brachycarpa: A Review on Ethnobotany, Phytochemistry, and Pharmacology
Cleome brachycarpa acknowledged as Ponwar and found very effective against soreness, irritation, burning, contagious diseases, white patches of the skin, joint pain, ligaments disorder, bones diseases (arthritis, rheumatism), muscles swelling, skin rash and as an antioxidant. It has unpleasant taste and found chiefly in India, Iran and Pakistan.
Its leaves, roots, and flowers were assessed for their medicinal uses and the outcomes were very startling regarding their medicinal compositions. According to the various survey reports Cleome species have admirable medicinal values and the compounds isolated from them would be the great source of new therapeutic goods.
Many great pharmacological effects of the plant have been reported. The current assessment is a plentiful interpretation of the traditional, ethnobotanical, phytochemical, and pharmacological uses of the plant.
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