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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Eryngium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Apiaceae. These are annual and perennial herbs with hairless and usually spiny leaves.

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Young shoots and leaves are sometimes used as vegetables like asparagus. It is similar to coriander or cilantro, and is sometimes mistaken for it. The whole study demonstrates that all the three plant species were active against tested bacterial and fungal strains. All the samples exhibited prominent antibacterial activity against the tested strains. The antifungal potential was investigated by dilution method of Muller-Hinton agar media of the plants’ samples.


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.

Eryngium yields an essential oil and contains many kinds of terpenoidssaponinsflavonoidscoumarinsand steroids. It may be called spiny coriander or culantro. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Eryngium.

The antibacterial investigations were performed via well diffusion method and nutrient broth dilution method. Similarly, in antifungal assay, N.

The fungal strains used were Aspergillis fumigatus, Aspergillis flavus and Aspergillis niger. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Some species are native to rocky and coastal areas, but the majority are grassland plants. Eryngium campestre is used as a folk medicine in Turkey. Furthermore, being the potent samples, the chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions of these cawruleum can be subjected to column chromatography for the isolation of more effective antimicrobial drugs.

The chloroform fraction displayed MFCs of Overall, chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions were found most potent among the three plants’ samples. A much utilized, little understood herb. Eryngium Apiaceae genera Taxa named by Carl Linnaeus.

Perspectives on New Crops and New Uses. Different fractions from N. Eryngium creticum is a herbal remedy for scorpion stings in Jordan. Pharmaceutical Crops 3 In the language of flowersthey represent admiration.


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Native American peoples used many species for varied purposes. Archived at caeruleuum Wayback Machine. Many species of Eryngium have been used as food and medicine. Retrieved from ” https: In all of the plants’ samples, chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions were more active. The roots have been used as vegetables or sweetmeats.

Views Read Edit View history. Species are grown as ornamental plants in gardens. There are about species. Webarchive template wayback links Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.

The bacterial strains used in the study were Enterococcus faecalis, Casruleum mirabilis, Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi, Klebsiella pneumonia and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Eryngium Eryngium bourgatii Scientific classification Kingdom: Numerous hybrids have been selected for garden use, of which E.

This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Cultures worldwide have used Eryngium extracts as anti-inflammatory agents.