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Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
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Historical and Chemical profile of Pleione bulbocodioides Rolfe
Neelesh Kumar Mehra
Mohammad Yasir1,2*, Sattwik Das1, Neelesh Kumar Mehra1 and MD Kharya2
1Department of Pharmacy, Malhotra College, Bhopal (M.P), India
2Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, H. S. Gour University, Sagar (M.P). India
Over the past decades, herbal medicine has become a thing of global significance with medicinal and economic implications .Wide spread use of herbs throughout the global has raised serious concerns over this quality, safety and efficacy .Thus exact scientific assessment has become a precondition for acceptance of herbal health claims. Pleione bulbocodioides (Orchid) is a tree, native to France, they are well adapted to cold temperatures and even frost belongs to the family Orchidaceae and is widely used in chinies herbal medicine. There are approx twenty species of pleione. The plant is used in traditional medicine for the treatment of various ailments such as antimicrobial,anticancer and antiallergic. From tubers of Pleione bulbocodioides number of phytoconstituents are isolated which has significant pharmacological activity.
Pleione bulbocodioide, stilbenoids, bichroman.
Mohammad Yasir1, Sattwik Das, Neelesh Kumar Mehra, MD Kharya. Historical and Chemical profile of Pleione bulbocodioides Rolfe. Research J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2010; 2(2): 111-114.
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