• MUSTAFA MUDHAFAR Department of Anesthesia Faculty of Altuff Collage-Iraq
  • HA ALSAILAWI Department of Anesthesia Faculty of Altuff Collage-Iraq
  • M. M. ABDULRASOOL Department of Anesthesia Faculty of Altuff Collage-Iraq
  • RUAA K. MOHAMMED JAWAD Department of Anesthesia Faculty of Altuff Collage-Iraq
  • MAYS A. D. Department of Anesthesia Faculty of Altuff Collage-Iraq



Ficus, Phytochemicals, Moraceae family, Chemical compounds


The present work aimed to review ten species of Ficus which is belong to the Moraceae family. 

In total, 36 articles were reviewed by using the online search engine PubMed, Scopus, Google Scholar, and Web of Science. 

Ten species of Ficus were searched for phytochemicals documentation, which resulted in 250 secondary metabolites and 400 different compounds. Alkaloids compounds such as liriodenine and lysicamine, terpenes, steroids, and flavonoids were found to have anticancer, antibacterial, antifungal, and other biological activities. 

Most Ficus species contain secondary metabolites compounds with different types of application. This mini-review provides insights on Ficus’s phytochemical compounds and their importance as medicinal properties. 


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How to Cite

MUDHAFAR, M., H. ALSAILAWI, M. M. ABDULRASOOL, R. K. M. JAWAD, and M. A. D. “MINI-REVIEW OF PHYTOCHEMICALS OF TEN FICUS SPECIES”. International Journal of Chemistry Research, vol. 5, no. 4, Oct. 2021, pp. 7-18, doi:10.22159/ijcr.2021v5i4.185.



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