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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 2 (2020)

Himalayan diversity: An ethnopoetic medicinal plant

Author(s):

Geeta Rawat, Alka Bameta, BR Singh, Gurdeep Bains, DS Rawat and AK Gaur

Abstract:
Picrorhiza kurroa Royle ex Benth is an established medicinal plant. It is widespread from subalpine to alpine region of India as well. Medicinal properties due to the presence of iridoid glycosides, phenolic glycosides, and cucurbitacin glycosides are well established. Depletion natural or otherwise of this plant are due to described reasons in this communication including elicitors and biogenesis of secondary metabolites. Since, leads are available for various effects and the fact of combinatorial molecules and propagational strategies makes its further value. Cellular effects during cultures in cell lines of this plant using elicitors of microenvironment of certain cell lines such as hyperhydricities, flowering, metabolites promoting for various molecular behaviours in plants during regime(s) of climate change.

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How to cite this article:
Geeta Rawat, Alka Bameta, BR Singh, Gurdeep Bains, DS Rawat and AK Gaur. Himalayan diversity: An ethnopoetic medicinal plant. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(2):1911-1919.

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