A Review on Flavonoid Luteolin: Phytochemistry, Pharmacognosy and Pharmacological activities

  • Lanan Wassy SOROMOU University of Labe



Natural products are secondary metabolites produced and used by organisms for defending or adapting purposes. Historically, plants and their components have been widely used since ancient times for the treatment of various ailments. 


This paper uses recent research findings with a broad range of study models to comprehensively summarize the phytochemistry, pharmacognosy and pharmacological activities of Luteolin (LTL) reported to date. 


Articles published in scientific journals by authors on LTL were analyzed for the study.


LTL has been known to play a wide range of pharmacological functions such as anticancer, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiviral, hepato and neuroprotective properties.


LTL plays several pharmacological processes. Although scientists have strongly reported the important functions of LTL, we conclude by emphasizing the further use of laboratory experiments to extend its application scope.

Keywords: Luteolin, Phytochemistry, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology


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SOROMOU, L. W. “A Review on Flavonoid Luteolin: Phytochemistry, Pharmacognosy and Pharmacological Activities”. Himalayan Journal of Health Sciences, Vol. 7, no. 2, June 2022, pp. 1-12, doi:10.22270/hjhs.v7i2.125.
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