A Review on Chemical and Biological Activity of Trifolium Pratense

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PharmaTutor (March- 2014)
ISSN: 2347 - 7881


Received On: 22/01/2014; Accepted On: 30/01/2014; Published On: 05/03/2014


Neeta Chaudhary*, Shalini Tripathi
Department of Pharmacognosy,
Rameshwaram Institute of Technology and Management,
Sitapur Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India


Trifolium pratense L. is commonly known as red clover. Red clover acting as a diuretic, expectorant and improving circulation. Trifolium pratenseisoflavones, plant based chemicals that have shown potential in the treatment of a number of conditions associated with menopause, such as hot flashes, cardiovascular health, and osteoporosis. Literature review revealed different pharmacological activities of Trifolium pratense like Biological estimation of oestrogenic activity An  ovariectomized rat model to determine the estrogenic and antiestrogenic activity, Antioxidant Profile, isoflavone biochanin A inhibits aromatase activity and expression, phase IIclinical extract possesses opiate activity, Determination in vivo and in vitro anti-inflammatory activity of red clover.


How to cite this article: N Chaudhary, S Tripathi, A review on chemical and biological activity of Trifolium Pretense, PharmaTutor, 2014, 2(3), 93-101