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Traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Bauhinia racemosa Lam - a review
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  • Journal title : TANG [HUMANITAS MEDICINE]
  • Volume 5, Issue 4,  2015, pp.24.1-24.7
  • Publisher : Association of Humanitas Medicine
  • DOI : 10.5667/tang.2015.0022
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Traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Bauhinia racemosa Lam - a review
Soni, Vishal; Jha, Arvind Kumar; Dwivedi, Jaya; Soni, Priyanka;
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Bahunia racemosa family, Caesalpiniaceae, is one of the precious resources of the earth. It has played a significant role in human civilization since ancient times. It is tall sized tree growing throughout India, Ceylon, China, and Timor. The different part of this plant contains β-sitosterol and β-amyrin, flavonols (kaempferol and quercetin) and two coumarins (scopoletin and scopolin), tannins etc. Various part of this plant has great pharmacological potential with a great utility and usage as folklore medicine as analgesic, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic and antimicrobial activity. This review mainly focus on the exclusive review work on the traditional, phytochemical and pharmacological activities of this plant.
Bauhinia racemosa Lam;phytochemistry;ethnopharmacology;traditional uses;pharmacology;
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