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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 3, Issue 5 (2015)

A review article on phytochemistry and pharmacological profiles of Nardostachys jatamansi DC-medicinal herb

Author(s):

Purnima, Meenakshi Bhatt and Preeti Kothiyal

Abstract:
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, antiparkinson’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.

Pages: 102-106  |  1980 Views  135 Downloads

How to cite this article:
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.