Literature review on cnidoscolus aconitifolius

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma is rare, but represents the deadliest type of thyroid cancer that is characterised by a rapid course. Diagnosis is usually made at a late stage, when more than half of the patients have distant metastasis. Our main purpose is to review the Chaya (Cnidoscolus aconitifolius ssp. aconitifolius Breckon) is a domesticated leafy green vegetable of the Maya region Guatemala, Belize, southeast Mexico and the Yucatdn Peninsula, and parts of Honduras.

Background. Cnidoscolus is a genus belonging to the Euphorbiaceae family, distributed in South America countries, such as Mexico and Brazil, which includes several species widely used in folk medicine. However, the genus is not sufficiently exploited from a chemical and pharmacological point of view. Chaya (Cnidoscolus aconitifolius ssp. aconitifolius Breckon) is a domesticated leafy green vegetable of the Maya region of Guatemala, Belize, southeast Mexico and the Yucatn Peninsula, and parts of Honduras.

Though relatively unknown outside of this area, evidence suggests that chaya was of Abstract Chaya (Cnidoscolus aconitifolius ssp. aconitifolius Breckon) is a domesticated leafy green vegetable of the Maya region of Guatemala, Belize, southeast Mexico and the Yucatn Peninsula, and parts of Honduras.

Though relatively unknown outside of this Literature review on cnidoscolus aconitifolius, evidence suggests that chaya was of significant importance to ancient peoples 9 REVIEW OF LITERATURE Phytochemical screening Falodun et al. (2006) reported the occurrence of flavonoids, saponins, diterpenes and phorbol estersin in the aqueous and methanol extracts of Euphorbia heterophylla. Jatropha is a genus of flowering plants in the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae.

The name is derived from the Greek words ( iatros ), meaning" physician"and ( trophe ), meaning" nutrition"hence the common name physic nut. Apr 05, 2012 Cnidoscolus aconitifolius belong to a group of arbrescent shrubs. It is an evergreen, drought deciduous shrubs up to 6 m in height with alternate palmate lobed leaves, milky sap and small flowers on dichotomously branched cymes.



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