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AN UPDATED REVIEW ON CRESSA CRETICA LINN: AN IMPORTANT MEDICINAL PLANT

Sangeeta Rani*, Kavita Gahlaut and Arvind Kumar

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The traditional uses of medicinal plants in healthcare practices are providing clues to new areas of research; hence its importance is now well recognized. Cressa cretica (Linn) belonging to family Convolvulaceae, commonly known as Rudravanti is erect, small, dwarf shrub, usually grows in sandy or muddy saline habitats and is used in folklore medicine for ailments including diabetes, ulcers, asthma, anthelmintic, stomachic, tonic and aphrodisiac purposes, enriches the blood, and is useful in constipation, leprosy, and urinary discharges. The plant is traditionally used in Bahrain as expectorant and antibilious agent. Cressa cretica contained many biologically active constituents including coumarins, sterols, alkaloids, tannins, glycosides (cardiac glycoside, anthraquinone glycoside), protein, carbohydrate, flavonoids, unidentified sugars and high salt content. It also contains quercetin, n-octacosanol, scopoletin and umbelliferone. In this review article, a comprehensive account of the morphology, phytochemical constituents, and biological activities are included in view of the recent findings of importance on the plant, C. cretica.

Keywords: Rudravanti, Healthcare practice, phytochemical constituents.


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