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Volume No. :   10

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2018

ISSN Print :  0975-2331

ISSN Online :  0975-4385


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A review on Phytochemical and Pharmacological activity of Datura Stramonium. (Medicinal Plant)

Address:   V. Krishna Murthy Naik1*, K. Sudhakar Babu1, J. Latha2, Beulah Kolluru3
1Department of Chemistry,Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapuramu, A.P, India
2Department of Environmental Studies, Sri Krishnadevaraya University College of Engineering & Technology, S.K. University, Anantapuramu–515003, A.P, India
3Department of Botany, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapuramu, A.P, India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/0975-4385.2018.00013.4

Datura is a genus of nine species of poisonous vespertine flowering plants belonging to the family Solanaceae. They are commonly known as daturasthe aim of current review is to search literature for the Phytochemical and pharmacological activities investigation of Datura stramonium. The preliminary phytochemical investigation of the plant extracts of Datura stramonium revealed the presence of secondary metabolites such as alkaloids, flavonoids, terpenes, tannins, saponins, iridoids, gycosides and sterols etc. were extracted from the published reports focussing on the safety profile of the plant.This plant has been reported pharmacological activities likes’antioxidant activity, antimicrobial activity, antibacterial activity, Anticholinergic activity, antifungal activity.
Datura stramonium, Solanaceae, Phytochemicals,saponins,Alkaloids
V. Krishna Murthy Naik, K. Sudhakar Babu, J. Latha, Beulah Kolluru. A review on Phytochemical and Pharmacological activity of Datura Stramonium. (Medicinal Plant).Res. J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochem. 2018; 10(1): 77-80
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