Clinical Reviews

+ International Journal of Biomedical Research - A review on Purslane - Its nature and biomedical benefits

Conclusion: Looking at the extravagant all- round uses of Portulaca oleracea, one would not hesitate to conclude that this is indeed a wonder plant. It will indeed, be the life saving plant of the 21st century if well harnessed. The nature and benefits of this plant herein exposed is a wake- up call to researchers in pharmacognosy and traditional medicine to do more in its exploitation to decrease human decrepitude.

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+ International Journal of Biomedical Research - A review on phytochemical and pharmacological profile of Purslane

Conclusion: It is quite evident from this review that Portulaca Oleracea contains a number of phytoconstituents, which reveals its uses for various therapeutic purposes. The plant or its individual parts can be used for the treatment of various disorders in human being such as, diabetes,liver toxicity, fungal infection, microbial infection, inflammation, pyrexia and to relieve pain. Still, much work is required with the Portulaca oleracea to investigate the mechanism of actions with other therapeutic activities.

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+ Journal of Pharmacy Research - Portulaca Oleracea (Purslane) Review

Conclusion: The extensive survey of literature revealed that Portulaca oleracea, is an important medicinal plant with diverse pharmacological spectrum. Due to its high content of nutrients, especially antioxidants (vitamins A and C, á- tocopherol, â-carotene, glutathione) and omega-3 fatty acids, and its wound healing and antimicrobial effects as well as its traditional use in the topical

treatment of inflammatory conditions, purslane is a highly likely candidate as a useful cosmetic ingredient. Since most of the reported effects of purslane are due to its fresh juice or to its decoction, water extractives would be most suitable. Further evaluation needs to be carried out in order to explore the concealed areas and their practical clinical applications, which can be used for the welfare of the mankind.

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+ Indian Journal of Medical Research and Pharmaceutical Sciences - A review study with anti-inflammatory and muscle relaxant perspective

Conclusion: Portulaca Oleracea was shown that its anti-inflammatory effect is mostly due to the presence of Oleracone A,oleracone B. Among its -carboline , the two first was diagnosed to be responsible for its anti-inflammatory effect .The relaxant activity of Portulaca oleracea is due to Postsynaptic alpha-adrenoceptors, inhibition of trans-membrane Ca influx, potassium ions, Ca2+ mobilization, and K+ ion.Portulaca also possesses some of the claimed traditional uses of the wild species in the relief of pain and inflammation. In this study Anti-inflammatory and relaxant properties of this plant are presented using published articles in scientific sites.

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