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Title: Pharmacognostical evaluation of <i style="">Drosera burmannii</i> Vahl (Droseraceae)
Authors: Madhavan, V
Basnett, Hema
Gurudeva, MR
Yoganarasimhan, SN
Keywords: <i style="">Drosera burmannii</i>
Pharmacognostical characters
Issue Date: Jul-2009
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: <b>Int. Cl.<sup>8</sup>: </b>A61K36/00, A61P11/00, A61P11/06, A61P11/10, A61P29/00, A61P31/02
Abstract: <i>Drosera burmannii</i> Vahl, a member of Sundews group is an important medicinal and carnivorous plant. Species of <i>Drosera</i> are used in medications for ailments like asthma, cough, ulcers besides being useful in homoeopathy. Many medically active phytoconsitutents including naphthoquinones, plumbagin and hydroplumbagin are reported in species of <i style="">Drosera</i>. The pharmacognostical evaluation and HPTLC profile help in drug identification and to establish marker compound. The occurrence of plumbagin, an antifertility agent in the taxon is significant.
Description: 326-333
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.08(3) [July 2009]

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