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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Eryngium campestre is used as a folk medicine in Turkey.

Eryngium caeruleum

Many caerleum of Eryngium have been used as food and medicine. Furthermore, being the potent samples, the chloroform and czeruleum acetate fractions of these plants can be subjected to column chromatography for the isolation of more effective antimicrobial drugs. The fungal strains used were Aspergillis fumigatus, Aspergillis flavus and Aspergillis niger. In this study, three plants were assayed for antibacterial and antifungal potentials.

Young shoots and leaves are sometimes used as vegetables like asparagus. Eryngium Apiaceae genera Taxa named by Carl Linnaeus. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Overall, chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions were found most potent among the three plants’ samples. This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Eryngium yields an essential oil and contains many kinds of terpenoidssaponinsflavonoidscoumarinsand steroids. It caeruleuj be concluded from our findings that N. Eryngium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Apiaceae.


A much utilized, little understood herb. Retrieved from ” https: These are annual and perennial herbs with hairless and usually spiny leaves. Eryngium creticum is a herbal remedy for scorpion stings in Jordan. Cultures worldwide have used Eryngium extracts as anti-inflammatory agents. Perspectives on New Crops and New Uses. The roots have been used as vegetables or sweetmeats. Similarly, in antifungal assay, N.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Ceftriaxone and nystatin were used as standard drugs in antibacterial and antifungal assays respectively.

The whole study demonstrates that all the three plant species were active against tested bacterial and fungal strains. Views Read Edit View history.

Eryngium caeruleum – Useful Temperate Plants

Numerous hybrids have been selected for garden use, of which E. Some species carruleum native to rocky and coastal areas, but the majority are grassland plants. Native American peoples used many species for varied purposes. In all of the plants’ samples, chloroform and ethyl acetate fractions were more active.

The antibacterial investigations were performed via well diffusion method and nutrient broth dilution method. The chloroform dryngium displayed MFCs of Eryngium Eryngium bourgatii Scientific classification Kingdom: Species are grown as ornamental plants in gardens.


Wikimedia Commons has media related to Eryngium. It is similar to coriander or cilantro, and is sometimes mistaken for it. Pharmaceutical Crops 3 In the carruleum of flowersthey represent admiration.

There are about species. Different fractions from N.

The dome-shaped umbels of steely blue or white flowers have whorls of spiny basal bracts. In this context, three plant species i. It may be called spiny coriander or culantro. Archived at the Wayback Machine. All the samples exhibited prominent antibacterial activity against the tested strains.

Phytochemical constituents and pharmacological activities of Eryngium L. Herbal medicines eryngkum long been used for various ailments in various societies and natural bioactive compounds are gaining more and more importance due to various factors. Webarchive template dryngium 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.