CNS Acting Potential of Natural Products with Special Reference to Family Solanaceae
Neha Tyagi, Amit Sharma*, Santosh Kumar Verma, Surbhi Sharma
Solanum species belong to the family Solanaceae, with over 1500 species, worldwide. This type of species also contains medicinal plants such as tomato, potato, eggplant, bell, chilli, peppers and many species such as tropical Mapple, aquatic soda apple and sea walnut etc. Plants in this type of species, the family are usually rough hairy and often prickly, with a distinctive part of plants like flower, seed and fruits, and these numerous types of plants occurring from Solanaceae made up of rich sources of biotin, minerals, vitamins, iron and potassium salts. Mainly Solanum species plants contain steroidal glycoalkaloidal constituents and they are responsible for the various effectiveness in disease and disorders, most of plants contain solasodine and solamargine and both are possessing anticonvulsants effects. During the study of many review and research, most of solanum plants contain steroidal glycosides and they exert the anti-seizure effect because of the solasodine, solmine, solamarginine etc. which inhibit the increment of sodium voltage ions which is responsible for the convulsion.