J Ethnopharmacol 2022 Jul 12;293:115263. Epub 2022 Apr 12.
Department of Natural Products Chemistry, Medical University of Lublin, 20-093, Lublin, Poland. Electronic address:
Ethnopharmacological Relevance: Petasites (butterbur, Asteraceae) species have been used since Ancient times in the traditional medicine of Asian and European countries to treat central nervous system (migraine), respiratory (asthma, allergic rhinitis, bronchitis, spastic cough), cardiovascular (hypertension), gastrointestinal (ulcers) and genitourinary (dysmenorrhea) disorders.
Aim Of The Review: This study summarized and discussed the traditional uses, phytochemical, pharmacological and toxicological aspects of Petasites genus.
Materials And Methods: A systematic search of Petasites in online databases (Scopus, PubMed, ScienceDirect, Google Scholar) was performed, with the aim to find the phytochemical, toxicological and bioactivity studies. Read More