DOI: 10.3390/molecules29010108 ISSN: 1420-3049

A Review of the Research Applications of Centipeda minima

Jiajun Liu, Wenying Zheng, Yifan He, Wanying Zhang, Zhanhao Luo, Xiaotian Liu, Xingyan Jiang, Fanxin Meng, Liyan Wu
  • Chemistry (miscellaneous)
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Drug Discovery
  • Pharmaceutical Science

Centipeda minima is a traditional Chinese medicine with wide applications and diverse pharmacological effects. Scholars have conducted extensive studies on its relevant clinical applications, especially its remarkable efficacy in cancer treatment. This paper thoroughly investigates the chemical composition and identification, pharmacological effects, and toxicity, along with the safety of Centipeda minima, so as to lay the foundation for corresponding clinical applications and product development. Furthermore, as global scholars have conducted extensive research on such clinical applications and made significant progress, the future development and utilization of Centipeda minima’s active ingredients to create novel drugs are of great clinical significance.

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