Biochemical Constituents of Apium graveolens and Colchicum autumnale and Their Role in the Treatment of Diseases
Author(s): Tehreem Riaz, Muhammad Akram, Pragnesh Parmar, Saeed Ahmed, Kubkomawa Hayatu Ibrahim, Nizeyimana Fidele, Sheikh Mohd Saleem, Isah Suleiman Yahaya, Syed Muhammad Kashif, Anju Goyal, Eshetu Haile, Ulfatun Nisa, Gunvanti Rathod, Gurusamy Chelladurai
Abstract: The plants represent vital sources of healthcare delivery for majority of population all over the world. Medicinal plants are considered as promising therapeutic sources for the treatment of diseases. Heavy metals and micronutrients are essential trace elements of plants, animals and human beings. These essential trace phytochemical constituents of plants play role in redox reaction, nucleic acid metabolism, electron transfer and in various other sites. The effectiveness of plants depends upon the presence of heavy metals and micronutrients. The heavy metals and micronutrients Apium graveolens and Colchicum autumnale are widely used in natural medicine for the treatment of various ailments.