Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 3, Issue 5 (2015)
A review article on phytochemistry and pharmacological profiles of Nardostachys jatamansi DC-medicinal herb
Purnima, Meenakshi Bhatt and Preeti Kothiyal
Nardostachys jatamansi [Family Valerianaceae] is a perennial herb found in Alpine Himalayas. N. jatamansi used for long period in various chronic diseases therapeutically.rnIt is a reputed Ayurvedic herb and used in various multiple formulations. jatamansi has been used in the treatment of many disease and has several activities including anticonvulsant activity, antiparkinsonâ€™s activity, tranquillizing activity, hepatoprotective, neuroprotective, hypotensive, anti-diabetic activity. The objective of current review is to search literature for the pharmacological properties, safety/toxicity studies, phytochemical investigation and pharmacognostic studies of N. jatamansi. Complete information about the plant has been collected from various books, journals etc.
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Purnima, Meenakshi Bhatt and Preeti Kothiyal. A review article on phytochemistry and pharmacological profiles of Nardostachys jatamansi DC-medicinal herb. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2015;3(5):102-106.