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Current Traditional Medicine


ISSN (Print): 2215-0838
ISSN (Online): 2215-0846

Mini-Review Article

Ethnomedicinal uses, Pharmacological activity, and Analytical aspects of Galuteolin: A Natural Flavonoid of Medicinal Importance

Author(s): Dinesh Kumar Patel*

Volume 10, Issue 6, 2024

Published on: 11 September, 2023

Article ID: e010923220615 Pages: 8

DOI: 10.2174/2215083810666230901115602

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Background: Nature is the best source of all raw materials that we need for growth, development, and better health. Flavonoids are an important class of phytochemicals found to be present in plants and their derived byproducts. Lonicera japonica and its active phytochemicals possess antiviral, anti-endotoxin, anti-pyretic, and blood fat-reducing properties in medicine. Moreover, Galuteolin is a natural flavonoid that has anti-oxidant, anti-tumor, anti-infective, and antiinflammatory potential.

Methods: In the present review article, we have collected all scientific information on galuteolin from different scientific databases and analyzed it to know the biological importance and therapeutic benefit of galuteolin in medicine against human disorders. Scientific data on galuteolin were collected from numerous literature databases, such as Google, Google Scholar, PubMed, Scopus and Science Direct. Detailed pharmacological data on galuteolin were collected from these scientific sources and analyzed in the present work to know the health-beneficial aspects of galuteolin in medicine. In addition, scientific data on analytical techniques of galuteolin were also collected and analyzed in the present work to know their importance in the separation, isolation, and identification of galuteolin in different plant materials.

Results: The present work signified the biological importance of galuteolin in medicine and other allied health sectors. Pharmacological data analysis revealed the health-beneficial aspects of galuteolin on rheumatoid arthritis, cerebral ischemia, carcinoma, COVID-19, Atherosclerosis, and melanin biosynthesis. Further, intestinal absorption and pharmacokinetic parameters of galuteolin were also discussed in the present work. Analytical data signified the importance of newer and modern analytical techniques in medicine for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of galuteolin in different biological samples.

Conclusion: Scientific data analysis of galuteolin revealed its biological importance and therapeutic benefit in medicine.

Keywords: Galuteolin, rheumatoid arthritis, cerebral ischemia, carcinoma, COVID-19, atherosclerosis, melanin biosynthesis.

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