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Title: Phytochemical and pharmacological profile of Zanthoxylum armatum DC. - An overview
Authors: Singh, Thokchom Prasanta
Singh, Okram Mukherjee
Keywords: Indian Prickly Ash;Larvicidal;Lignans;Linalool;Monoterpenoids;Nepal Pepper;Toothache tree;Zanthoxylum armatum
Issue Date: Sep-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: A61K 36/758, A23L 1/221
Abstract: Zanthoxylum armatum DC. (Family - Rutaceace), also known as Toothache tree occupies an important place in the history of Indian system of medicines. It is used as carminative, stomachic and anthelmintic and in the treatment of toothache. It contains volatile oil with active constituents such as linalool, limonene and lignan. Various studies indicated that it possesses antilarvicidal, antifungal, hepatoprotective and allelopathic properties. This review focuses on the detailed phytochemical composition and medicinal uses along with pharmacological properties of different parts of Z. armatum.
Page(s): 275-285
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJNPR Vol.2(3) [September 2011]

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