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Table 1 Overview of the selected Pakistani plants used in this study

From: Antitumor evaluation of two selected Pakistani plant extracts on human bone and breast cancer cell lines

Plant name Sample code Description Family Medicinal uses
Vincetoxicum arnottianum Wight VSM Methanolic extract of the plant. Apocynaceae Wounds, Injuries, Maggots in wounds of cattle, horses etc.
Berberis orthobotrys Bien. ex Aitch. BORM Methanolic root extract of the plant. Berberidaceae Uterine tumor, wounds, gastrointestinal problems, ulcer, blood purification, jaundice, urine problem, diarrhea, antihypertensive, cardiac depressant, antihyperlipidemic etc
BOFM Methanolic extract of the flowers of the plant
BO-5 Ethylacetate soluble oily substance extracted from the methanolic fruit extract of the plant.
BO-23 n-hexane soluble oily substance extracted from the methanolic fruit extract of the plant.
Onosma hispida Wall. ex G. Don. OHRM Methanolic root extract of the plant. Berberidaceae Wounds, cuts, swells, abdominal ulcer, antibacterial, blood purifier, hair problems, dying hair, bladder and kidney stones, rheumatism, pneumonia, typhoid fever etc.
OHAM Methanolic extract of the aerial parts of the plant.
Caccinia macranthera (Banks & Sol.) Brand CMM Methanolic extract of the plant. Boraginaceae Dermal infections, liver disorders, dyspepsia, sedative, cough, expectorant, induction of phage production etc
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