Lavandula stoechas linn: Scrutiny of phytoconstituents, ethno medicinal and pharmacological ramification action.


  • Ahsan Zahid
  • Ejaz Rafique
  • Abdul Hamid Khan
  • Misbah Firdous
  • Uzma Bashir


Stress; depression; Lavandula stoechas;


Lavandula stoechas linn (Ustukhuddus) act as a recovery mediator from earliest period. Famous Unani physicians “Jalinus” and “Desquredus” located numerous therapeutic potentials of the plant. They encouraged the use of this drug, especially in cerebral disorders. Lavandula stoechas Linn belongs to “Labiatae” family. This is an evergreen plant generally grows upto 30-100 cm in height. The leaves are 1-4 cm long, greyish and to mentose. This plant is crimson to purple in color grows in end of spring and the early summer season. The essential oils were separated by hydro distillation and then analyzed using GC and GCMS. Various researches on its impact on nervous system had been explored by researchers which can also additionally attribute to its bioactive compounds like; glycosides, steroids, phenols etc. Many medical researchers had been proved that Ustukhuddus is drastically beneficial in numerous neurological problems inclusive of anxiety, convulsions, cerebral ischemia, depression. The current review article provides detailed knowledge on the medicinal importance and therapeutic value of Ustukhuddus. The data was collected using various data basis such as Google Scholar, Pub med, Sci Hub.


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Zahid, A., Rafique, E., Khan, A. H., Firdous, M., & Bashir, U. (2021). Lavandula stoechas linn: Scrutiny of phytoconstituents, ethno medicinal and pharmacological ramification action. International Journal of Natural Medicine and Health Sciences, 1(1), 14–19. Retrieved from