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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 5 (2020)

A discussion on vinca plant

Author(s):

Anubhav Dubey, Deepanshi Tiwari, Kshama Srivastava, Om Prakash and Rohit Kushwaha

Abstract:
Ayurveda is the Indian customary arrangement of medication which centers on the clinical capability of plants. Catharanthus roseus is one plant perceived well in Ayurveda. It is known for its antitumour, against diabetic, hostile to microbial, hostile to oxidant and against mutagenic impacts. It is an evergreen plant originally began from islands of Madagascar. The blossoms may fluctuate in shading from pink to purple and leaves are orchestrated in inverse sets. It delivers about 130 alkaloids predominantly ajmalcine, vinceine, resperine, vincristine, vinblastine and raubasin. Vincristine and vinblastine are utilized for the therapy of different kinds of malignancy, for example, Hodgkin's sickness, bosom disease, skin disease and lymphoblastic leukemia. It is an imperiled species and should be preserved utilizing strategies like micropropagation. It has high therapeutic qualities which should be investigated widely.

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How to cite this article:
Anubhav Dubey, Deepanshi Tiwari, Kshama Srivastava, Om Prakash and Rohit Kushwaha. A discussion on vinca plant. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(5):27-31.

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