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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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.


Eryngium yields an essential oil and contains many kinds of terpenoidssaponinsflavonoidscoumarinsand steroids. Cultures worldwide have used Eryngium extracts as anti-inflammatory agents. The caeruleym strains used were Aspergillis fumigatus, Aspergillis flavus and Aspergillis niger.

The antibacterial investigations were performed via well diffusion method and nutrient broth dilution method. This page was last edited eryngiym 22 Marchat Wikimedia Commons has media related to Eryngium. Eryngium campestre is used as a folk medicine in Turkey. Eryngium Apiaceae genera Taxa named by Carl Linnaeus.

Eryngium Eryngium bourgatii Scientific classification Kingdom: Similarly, in antifungal assay, N. Young shoots and leaves are sometimes used as vegetables like asparagus.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Eryngium creticum is a herbal remedy for scorpion stings in Jordan. A much utilized, little understood herb.

Eryngium caeruleum M.Bieb.

Numerous hybrids have been selected for garden use, of which E. It can be concluded from our findings that N. 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. Views Read Edit View history. Species are grown as ornamental plants in gardens. These are annual and perennial herbs with hairless and usually spiny leaves.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Retrieved from ” https: All the samples exhibited prominent antibacterial activity against the tested strains. It may be sryngium spiny coriander or culantro. Pharmaceutical Crops 3 Many species of Eryngium have been used as food and medicine. Phytochemical constituents and pharmacological activities of Eryngium L.

The roots have been used as vegetables or eryngiu.

Some species are native to rocky and coastal areas, but the majority are grassland plants. Native American peoples used many species for varied purposes. In this context, three plant species i. In the language of flowersthey represent admiration.

Different fractions from N. Archived at the Wayback Machine.

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The bacterial strains used in the study were Enterococcus faecalis, Proteus mirabilis, Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi, Klebsiella pneumonia and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Eryngium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Eryngum. Overall, chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions were found most potent among the three plants’ samples. Perspectives on New Crops and New Uses. The chloroform fraction displayed MFCs of In this study, three plants were assayed for antibacterial and antifungal potentials.

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There are about species. In all of the plants’ samples, chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions were more active. The antifungal potential was investigated by dilution method of Muller-Hinton agar media of the plants’ samples.

It is similar to coriander or cilantro, and is sometimes mistaken for it. 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 whole study demonstrates that all the three plant species were active against tested bacterial and fungal strains.