Sphaeranthus indicus:A Review of its Chemical, Pharmacological and Ethnomedicinal Properties

Makhija, IK and Richard, L and Kirti, SP and Saleemullah, K and Jessy, M and Annie, S (2011) Sphaeranthus indicus:A Review of its Chemical, Pharmacological and Ethnomedicinal Properties. International Journal of Pharmacology, 7 (2). pp. 171-179. ISSN 1811-7775

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Abstract

Sphaeranthus indicus is a well-known plant used in the Indian system of medicine. The plant is widely distributed throughout the plains and wet-lands of India, Sri Lanka and Australia. Folklore medicine claims its use in epileptic convulsion, mental illness, hemicranias, as a general tonic, deobstruent, aphrodisiac etc. Various biologically active compounds have been isolated from S. indicus. This study is an attempt to compile an up-to-date and comprehensive review of S. indicus that covers its traditional and folk medicinal uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sphaeranthus indicus; Chemistry; Antioxidant; Antidiabetic; Wound healing
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2013 11:03
Last Modified: 01 Oct 2013 11:03
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/137352

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