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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A much utilized, little understood herb. It may be called spiny coriander or culantro.

Eryngium yields an essential oil and contains many kinds of terpenoidssaponinsflavonoidscoumarinsand steroids. In this study, three plants were assayed for antibacterial and antifungal potentials. There are about species. eryngim

Eryngium Apiaceae genera Taxa named by Carl Linnaeus. Species are grown as ornamental plants in gardens. All the samples exhibited prominent antibacterial activity against the tested strains. Eryngium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Apiaceae.

Eryngium caeruleum M.Bieb.

The roots have been used as vegetables or sweetmeats. Eryngium campestre is used as a folk medicine in Turkey.

Caerileum Read Edit View history. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The antibacterial investigations were performed via well diffusion method and nutrient broth dilution method.


Numerous hybrids have been selected caeruoeum garden use, of which E. This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Ceftriaxone and nystatin were used as standard drugs in antibacterial and antifungal assays respectively. Young shoots and leaves are sometimes used as vegetables like asparagus. In the language of flowersthey represent admiration. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

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. 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. It can be concluded from our findings that N.

Cultures worldwide have used Eryngium extracts as anti-inflammatory agents. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Eryngium. Similarly, in antifungal assay, N. Ernygium Eryngium bourgatii Scientific classification Kingdom: 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 creticum is a herbal remedy for scorpion stings in Jordan. Many species of Eryngium have been used as food and medicine.

Eryngium caeruleum

The fungal strains used were Aspergillis fumigatus, Aspergillis flavus and Aspergillis niger. The antifungal potential was investigated by dilution method of Muller-Hinton agar media of the plants’ samples. In all of the plants’ samples, chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions were more active. Archived at the Wayback Machine. The bacterial strains used in the study were Enterococcus faecalis, Proteus mirabilis, Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhi, Klebsiella pneumonia and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.


These are annual and perennial herbs with hairless and usually spiny leaves. Webarchive template wayback links Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Phytochemical constituents and pharmacological activities of Eryngium L.

Pharmaceutical Crops 3 Different fractions from N. In this context, three plant species i. The dome-shaped umbels of steely blue or white flowers have whorls of spiny basal bracts. Overall, chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions were found most potent among the three plants’ samples.

MABA – Eryngium caeruleum

Retrieved from ” https: Perspectives on New Crops and New Uses. Some species are native to rocky and coastal areas, but the majority are grassland plants.

The chloroform fraction displayed MFCs of Native American peoples used many species for varied purposes.