Sophora Flavescens in Dentistry: A Systematic Review

Sophora Flavescens in Dentistry


  • Saad Liaqat Department of Dental Materials, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Aneesa Durrani Department of Dental Materials, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Fatma Sajjad Department of Dental Materials, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Sadiq Ullah Department of Dental Materials, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Humaira Jabeen Department of Dental Materials, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Nawshad Muhammad Department of Dental Materials, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Adnan Khan Department of Dental Materials, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, Pakistan



Sophora flavescens, Dentistry, Chinese plant, flavonoids


Sophora flavescens is an evergreen shrubby plant that is widely distributed in Asia especially China. The roots of the plant have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for treating inflammation, burns and infections. Studies have proven medicinal properties of different types of alkaloids and flavonoids, which are extracted from the roots through various procedures. Recent research has shown positive effects of these extracts against many diseases like different kinds of tumors, allergies, diabetes, hepatitis, dental caries, various kinds of infections, owing to their anti-microbial and analgesic properties. In case of dental diseases like dental caries and periodontitis extracts such as sophora flavanone G and oxymatrine have shown positive indicators.


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DOI: 10.54393/pbmj.v5i3.338
Published: 2022-03-31

How to Cite

Liaqat, S., Durrani, A., Sajjad, F., Ullah, S., Jabeen, H., Muhammad, N., & Khan, M. A. (2022). Sophora Flavescens in Dentistry: A Systematic Review: Sophora Flavescens in Dentistry. Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 5(3), 143–147.



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