Arvind R. Umarkar, Sunilkumar R. Bavaskar, Yogesh M. Bagad, Shashikant D. Barhate, Ranjit Jadhav, Aakash Makwana.
Arvind R. Umarkar*, Sunilkumar R. Bavaskar, Yogesh M. Bagad, Shashikant D. Barhate, Ranjit Jadhav and Aakash Makwana.
Shree Sureshdada Jain Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Jamner, Tal: - Jamner, Dist: - Jalgaon, State: - Maharashtra.
Volume - 3,
Issue - 6,
Year - 2011
Calotropis procera is a commonly used herb in Ayurvedic medicine. This review supports all updated information on its phytochemical and pharmacological activities, traditional uses and scientific approach. The plant extracts and its chemical marker or target molecule Arecoline have been widely used for the treatment of a large number of human ailments. The chemical entities of this plant has been used as an antidiabetic, blood pressure regulating activity, antiulceogenic, antioxidant activity, anticonvulsant activity, C.N.S. stimulant activity, oxytocic activity, antifertility, anthelmintic and antiviral activity etc. Scientifically proved activities are related with traditional concept. Scientific evidence exists with respect to their major and minor constituents.
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Arvind R. Umarkar, Sunilkumar R. Bavaskar, Yogesh M. Bagad, Shashikant D. Barhate, Ranjit Jadhav , Aakash Makwana. Calotropis procera (AIT):- A Phytopharmacological Review. Research J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2011; 3(6): 256-260.