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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 4 (2020)

A review on Nardostachys jatamansi DC a flowering plant with therapeutic and pharmacognostic profiles

Author(s):

Sakshi Mude, Aanchal S Khandar, Sakshi Gulhane, Gaurav Mude and Shailesh Pise

Abstract:
Nardostachys jatamansi DC is an endangered, primitive and therapeutic agent in the family Valerianaceae. It 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, anti parkinson's activity, tranquillizing activity, hepatoprotective, neuroprotective, hypotensive, anti-diabetic activity. The rhizome of jatamansi is used as an aromatic adjunct in the preparation of medicinal oils, to promote hair growth and blackness, The roots of the herb is used in the preparation of an essential oil found to have fungi toxic activity. But this reputed plant species have become critically endangered and requires various conservation strategies. The review summarizes the conservation methodologies being investigated on the plant as well as its phytochemical and pharmacological investigations.

Pages: 870-873  |  1013 Views  412 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Sakshi Mude, Aanchal S Khandar, Sakshi Gulhane, Gaurav Mude and Shailesh Pise. A review on Nardostachys jatamansi DC a flowering plant with therapeutic and pharmacognostic profiles. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(4):870-873.

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