Journal of
Medicinal Plants Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Med. Plants Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0875
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMPR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 3804

Full Length Research Paper

Monograph of Apium graveolens Linn.

H. M. Asif1,2, M. Akram2*, Khan Usmanghani2, Naveed Akhtar1, Pervaiz A. Shah3, M. Uzair4, Memona Ramzan5, S. M. Ali Shah1, and Riazur Rehman1
1College of Conventional Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy and Alternative Medicine, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan. 2Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Eastern Medicine, Hamdard University Karachi, Pakistan. 3University College of Pharmacy, Punjab University Lahore, Pakistan. 4Faculty of Pharmacy, Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan, Pakistan. 5Department of Chemistry, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan.
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  •  Accepted: 23 February 2011
  •  Published: 18 April 2011


Apium graveolens has been used in Unani system of medicine as anti-inflammatory, uricosuric, diuretic and to treat rheumatism besides other ailments. The description, active constituents, medical uses A. graveolens are described herewith.


Key words: Apium graveolens, active constituents, medicinal activity.