In vivo bioactivity assessment on Epilobium species: A particular focus on Epilobium angustifolium and its components on enzymes connected with the healing process

KARAKAYA S., SÜNTAR İ., Yakinci O. F. , Sytar O., Ceribasi S., Dursunoglu B., ...More

JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY, vol.262, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 262
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jep.2020.113207
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, International Bibliography of Social Sciences, Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, Index Islamicus, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Keywords: Antioxidant, Epilobium, Flavonoid, Hyperoside, Wound healing, ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY, MEDICINAL-PLANTS, VITRO, EXTRACT, L., ANTIBACTERIAL, GROWTH, CELLS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Ethnopharmacological relevance: Epilobium species are generally known as "Yaku Otu" in Turkey, which mens "plaster herb" in English. Young shoots of Epilobium angustifolium L., Epilobium stevenii Boiss., and Epilobium hirsutum L. are consumed as salad or meal. These species have been used as a poultice for the treatment of mouth wounds in traditional medicine. An ointment prepared from leaves is used for skin disorders in children.