Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 1, Issue 6 (2013)
Martynia annua L.: A Review on Its Ethnobotany, Phytochemical and Pharmacological Profile
Ashwani K Dhingra*, Bhawna Chopra, Sanjeev K Mittal
The present work was undertaken to establish the pharmacognostic and phytochemical standards of Leaf and Stem bark of Annona reticulata L. . It is a highly apparent plant in ayurvedic system of medicine for the treatment of various ailments. The plant is traditionally used for the treatment of epilepsy, dysentery, cardiac problems, worm infestation, constipation, haemorrhage, antibacterial infection, dysuria, fever, and ulcer . No reports are available on the pharmacognostic nature and phytochemical studies of the leaf and stem bark , hence, the present study was carried out to investigate the same. All the parameters were studied according to the WHO & Pharmacopoeial guidelines . This parameters will help for correct identification of this plant for the future references.
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Ashwani K Dhingra*, Bhawna Chopra, Sanjeev K Mittal. Martynia annua L.: A Review on Its Ethnobotany, Phytochemical and Pharmacological Profile. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2013;1(6):135-140.