Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 3, Issue 5 (2015)
Pharmacological review on Clerodendrum serratum Linn. Moon
Poornima BS, Prakash L Hegde, Pradeep, Harini A
Clerodendrum serratum is a shrub which is not much branched with stems. The root of the plant is attributed with various activities like anti- inflammatory, digestive and carminative and many more. It is used to treat the conditions like inflammations, anorexia, cough, asthma, hiccough, tubercular glands, skin diseases etc. Various minerals like Na, Mg, Al, Ca etc. saponins, terpenoids, D-mannitol are the phytoconstituents present in the plant. Research works are carried out to study the pharmacognostic, physicochemical, hepatoprotective, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antiasthmatic and various other activities. Clinical trial was also done in patients of Tamaka shwasa (Bronchial asthma). Thus, this paper highlights the various pharmacological activities of Clerodendrum serratum and its further scope for clinical utility.
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Poornima BS, Prakash L Hegde, Pradeep, Harini A. Pharmacological review on Clerodendrum serratum Linn. Moon. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2015;3(5):126-130.