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2021, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part B

Phytochemical and biological effects of Passiflora foetida: A review

Author(s): Khaled Rashed

Abstract: The genus Passiflora is the largest and more diverse of the family Passifloraceae, comprising more than 560 species of vines, lianas, trees, and shrubs, commonly used for their fruits and derivatives, and as ornamental and medicinal plants. Passiflora foetida is a prominent medicinal plant with major phyto-constituents such as flavonoids, glycosides, alkaloids, phenolic and volatile constituents those are potent for potential therapeutic practice. It has been used in treatment of some disease like as anxiety, insomnia, convulsion, sexual dysfunction, cough and cancer. It is rich in fiber content, used in paper production industries. In various, countries Passiflora fruits are farmed for making cold drink, ice cream, flavor thus best source for economic earning.

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How to cite this article:
Khaled Rashed. Phytochemical and biological effects of Passiflora foetida: A review. South Asian J Agric Sci 2021;1(2):106-108.
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