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Title: Aerva lanata (Linn.) Juss. ex Schult. – An overview
Authors: Rajesh, R
Chitra, K
Paarakh, Padmaa M
Keywords: Aerva lanata
Amaranthaceae
Phytochemical constituents
Pharmacological activity
Issue Date: Mar-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Series/Report no.: Int. cl. (2011.01) -- A61K 36/21
Abstract: Aerva lanata (Linn.) Juss. ex Schult. (Family-Amaranthaceae) is an important source of chemicals of immense medicinal and pharmaceutical importance such as O-acyl glycosides, β-sitosterol, daucosterol, syringic acid, vanillic acid, feruloyl tyramine, feruloyl homovanillylamine, narcissin and aervitrine which are effective as diuretic, anthelmintic, antidiabetic, expectorant and in the treatment of lithiasis and jaundice. Hence, considering the importance of A. lanata an attempt is made to present an overview of phytochemical and pharmacological activities of this plant.
Description: 5-9
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/11533
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJNPR Vol.2(1) [March 2011]

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