Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2011

ISSN Print :  0975-2331

ISSN Online :  0975-4385


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Pharmacognostical and Pharmacological Profile of Barleria prionitis Root



Address:   Umesh Dhaked1*, Gaurav Nama1, Devendra P. Singh2, Amit K. Mishra2 and Nitin Kumar2
1School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jaipur National University, Jaipur- 302025, (Raj), India
2Bhagwant Institute of Pharmacy, Muzaffarnagar (U.P.), India
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ABSTRACT:
Barleria prionitis Root or Vajradanti is a herb used in cure of various ailments traditionally. Barleria prionitis Root or Vajradanti is used locally on skin to expel out spine from the skin, in acute stages of cyst in blood vessels, in glandular swellings, as diuretic, rich in potassium salts and in bronchial asthma etc. Pharmacologically, Barleria prionitis Root or Vajradanti possesses Antifertility effects, Antiarthritic activity, Inhibitory activity against glutathione S-transferase. (GST) and acetyl cholinesterase (AChE) inhibitory activity, Antiviral activity.
KEYWORDS:
Barleria prionitis Root, Pharmacological activities,Traditional uses
Cite:
Umesh Dhaked, Gaurav Nama, Devendra P. Singh, Amit K. Mishra, Nitin Kumar. Pharmacognostical and Pharmacological Profile of Barleria prionitis Root. Research J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2011; 3(3): 108-111.
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