Background: Leptadenia pyrotechnica
is traditionally used for treating various diseases. This species holds variety of bioactive
constituents that trigger healing properties. The present review was aimed to analyze nutritional, phytochemical and pharmacological
activities of L. pyrotechnica
Materials and Methods:
The present review regarding Leptadenia pyrotechnica
(Forssk.) Decne. Is the compilation of data from
the previous research works conducted by various scientists across the world. Various published papers, medicinal plant databases,
etc were utilized to compile the information.
Results: L. pyrotechnica
is a wonderful desert plant belongs to the family Asclepiadaceae This plant possesses antifungal,
antibacterial, anticancer, antioxidant, wound healing, anthelmintic, antiatheroscloretic, hypolipidemic, antdiabetic and
hepatoprotective activities coupled with other multifarious uses. Almost all plant parts are used in the traditional medicinal system to
treat various disorders.
This review includes the substance of different ethnobotanical uses, phytochemistry and exclusive capability of this
plant in the field of anti-microbial and human disease activities.