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Traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacological profile of Bambusa arudinacea Retz
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  • Journal title : TANG [HUMANITAS MEDICINE]
  • Volume 3, Issue 3,  2013, pp.20.1-20.6
  • Publisher : Association of Humanitas Medicine
  • DOI : 10.5667/tang.2013.0011
 Title & Authors
Traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacological profile of Bambusa arudinacea Retz
Soni, Vishal; Jha, Arvind Kumar; Dwivedi, Jaya; Soni, Priyanka;
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 Abstract
Bambusa arundinacea family Graminae, is one of the precious plant resources of the earth. It has played a significant role in human civilization since ancient times. It is tall sized tree growing throughout India, moist parts of India. It also occurs in Sri Lanka, Malaya, Peru and Myanmar. The different parts of this plant contain silica, cholin, betain, cynogenetic glycosides, albuminoids, oxalic acid, reducing sugar, resins, waxes, benzoic acid, arginine, cysteine, histidine, niacin, riboflavin, thiamine, protein, gluteline, contains lysine, methionine, betain, cholin, proteolytic enzyme, nuclease, urease. Various parts of this plant such as leaf, root, shoot and seed possess anti-inflammatory, antiulcer, anti-diabetic, anti-oxidant, anthelmintic, antifertility, antibacterial, insectisidal, antiarthritic, vessele protection etc. This review mainly focuses on the traditional, phytochemical and pharmacological information of Bambusa arundinacea.
 Keywords
Bambusa arundinacea;phytopharmacological properties;phytochemicals;traditional uses;
 Language
English
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