Traditional uses, phytochemicals and pharmacological properties of Allium tuberosum Rottler ex spreng
Khoshnur Jannat, Taufiq Rahman and Mohammed Rahmatullah
Allium tuberosum is a lesser known plant of the Allium genus compared to the more known Allium cepa (onion) or Allium sativum (garlic). However, Allium tuberosum is now being increasingly recognized to be an important plant in its own right with diverse important pharmacological activities. This review will attempt to describe the reported phytochemicals and pharmacological activities of the plant with the objective to determine the plant’s potential to be a source of lead compounds and effective new drugs.