The aim of the study is to document and highlight the ethnopharmacological significance and compare the uses of medicinal herbs for curing prevalent ailments in Northern … Evening Primrose Oil (EPO) contains a high concentration of a fatty acid called gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) and it is this fatty acid that is largely responsible for the healing effects of the plant. Evening primrose oil is the oil from the seed of the evening primrose plant. Hindi Name - Not described Local Name - Not described. Oenothera rosea L´Hér. It is best used in naturalized areas as it can take over a perennial garden. Rhodiola rosea contains at least six groups of phytochemicals that are considered important for herb’s medicinal effect: Phenylpropanoids: rosavin, rosarin, rosin. The use of medicinal plants for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders and ethnodiseases such as diarrhea, stomachache, dysentery, “empacho” (blockage), and bile is a common strategy among indigenous communities. Production and hosting by Elsevier B.V. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, By continuing you agree to the use of cookies. Oenothera rosea, also known as rosy evening-primrose,[1] rose evening primrose,[2] pink evening primrose, or Rose of Mexico, is a plant belonging to the genus Oenothera and native to northern Mexico and Texas. It possesses traditional medicinal uses in the treatment of inflammation, diarrhea, headache, liver and skin problems, and stomach pain . ex Ait is a plant that belongs to the Onagraceae family, which are native to North and South America, but naturalized worldwide . In 2004, the anti-inflammatory activity of methanolic extract of Oenothera rosea (O. rosea) was determined for … Genus Oenothera includes medicinal plants that are distributed throughout the world and are known since ancient times. The shade varies from pink to red. [3], Oenothera rosea has flowers with less than 2.5 cm (0.98 in) diameter. Ethno-medicinal Uses-Whooping cough and check bleeding (23) Oenothera rosea Ait. Phenylethanol derivatives: salidroside (rhodioloside) and tyrosol. Part Used :- Leaf. It is estimated that approximately 34% of medicinal plants are used to treat diseases of the digestive tract. The HMPC concluded that, on the basis of its long-standing use, this evening primrose oil preparation can be used for relief of itching in short-term and long-term dry skin conditions. Habitat: Evening primrose grows in the temperate climates of North America, and other similar regions. It possesses traditional medicinal uses in the treatment of inflammation, diarrhea, headache, liver and skin problems, and stomach pain . In this research study, we have scientifically assessed medicinal species and herbal preparations used by inhabitants of Northern Pakistan to treat joint pain, hypertension, skin diseases and glottis infections. We use cookies to help provide and enhance our service and tailor content and ads. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. An updated review on pharmacological activities and phytochemical constituents of evening primrose (genus. This review article is a compilation of chemical composition and biological activities of the various species of the genus Oenothera. It is the type genus of the family Onagraceae.Common names include evening primrose, suncups, and sundrops.They are not closely related to the true primroses (genus Primula Peer review under responsibility of Hainan Medical University.