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Review Papers | Medicinal Plants | Nigeria | Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017
A Review: Aquatic Macrophyte Ceratophyllumdemersum L. (Ceratophyllaceae): Plant Profile, Phytochemistry and Medicinal Properties
Abstract: Ceratophyllum demersum (CD) (Ceratophyllaceae) is one of the important and fascinating aquatic macrophyte that has a little recognition in traditional system of medicine for the treatment of various life threatening diseases and other areas in which its use can be utilized. There is less knowledge available about phytoconstituents and medicinal properties of the plant. In other words, compiled information about its phytoconstituents, medicinal properties and other related information is lacking till date. In the present review, the author tried to compile all the phytoconstituents, medicinal and other related information of CD and fill the knowledge lacuna in this particular field and encourages further study on the plant and other aquatic macrophytes as these definitely will help in developing potential biopharmaceutical product.
Keywords: Ceratophyllum demersum, aquatic macrophyte, phytoconstituents, medicinal properties
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 7, July 2017,
Pages: 394 - 399
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