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Title: Screening of folklore claim of Scaevola frutescens Krause
Authors: Umadevi, S
Mohanta, GP
Manavalan, R
Keywords: Analgesic activity
Antipyretic activity
Antiinflammatory activity
Cardiovascular activity
CNS depressant activity
Hepatoprotective activity
Medicinal plants
Muscle relaxant activity
Scaevola frutescens Krause
Traditional knowledge
Issue Date: Oct-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A61P1/08, A61P1/16, A61P9/00, A61P9/04, A61P19/00, A61P19/02, A61P21/00, A61P27/02, A61P27/14, A61P29/00, A61P31/00, A61P31/04
Abstract: In post GATT WTO era, it is essential for every country to develop own drug molecules for self-reliance in drugs and medicine. India has rich biodiversity. Many of the traditionally used medicinal plants have not been exploited / investigated scientifically. The paper presents the pharmacological, phytochemical and pharmacognostical characters of Scaevola frutescens Krause leaves, used in traditional and folk medicine.
Page(s): 531-536
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.05(4) [October 2006]

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