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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The roots have been used as vegetables or sweetmeats. Eryngium Apiaceae genera Taxa named by Carl Linnaeus.

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Similarly, in antifungal assay, N. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The fungal strains used were Aspergillis fumigatus, Aspergillis flavus and Aspergillis niger.

The dome-shaped umbels of steely blue or white flowers have whorls of spiny basal bracts. Ceftriaxone and nystatin were used as standard drugs in antibacterial and antifungal assays respectively. Many species of Eryngium have been used as food and medicine.

Phytochemical constituents and pharmacological activities of Eryngium L. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Eryngium. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The antibacterial investigations were performed via well diffusion method and nutrient broth dilution method. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


It is similar to coriander or cilantro, and is sometimes mistaken for it. The antifungal potential was investigated by dilution method of Muller-Hinton agar media of the plants’ samples. Different fractions from N. Perspectives on New Crops and New Uses. Eryngium Eryngium bourgatii Scientific classification Kingdom: Pharmaceutical Crops 3 In this context, three plant species i.

In the language of flowersthey represent admiration. 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.

Species are grown as ornamental plants in gardens.

Young shoots and leaves are sometimes used as vegetables like asparagus. Eryngium campestre is used as a folk medicine in Turkey. Views Read Edit View history.

Overall, chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions were found most potent among the three plants’ samples. Eryngium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Apiaceae. A much utilized, little understood herb. All the samples exhibited prominent antibacterial activity against the tested strains.

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Native American peoples used many species for varied purposes. Archived at the Wayback Machine.

This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Eryngium yields an essential oil and contains many kinds of terpenoidssaponinsflavonoidscoumarinsand steroids. These are annual and perennial herbs with hairless and usually spiny leaves.


Numerous hybrids have been selected for garden use, of which E. Webarchive template wayback caeruldum Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.

Eryngium creticum is a herbal remedy for scorpion stings in Jordan. Cultures worldwide have used Eryngium extracts as anti-inflammatory agents. It may be called spiny coriander or culantro.

Some species are native to rocky and coastal areas, but the majority are grassland plants. The chloroform fraction displayed MFCs of In this study, three plants were assayed for antibacterial and antifungal potentials. The bacterial strains used in the study were Enterococcus faecalis, Proteus mirabilis, Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi, Klebsiella pneumonia and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Retrieved from ” https: 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. There are about species.


The whole study demonstrates that all the three plant species were active against tested bacterial and fungal strains. In all of the plants’ samples, chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions were more active.

It can be concluded from cweruleum findings that N.