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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 11, Issue 6 (2022)

Streblus Asper (Shakotaka): A Review on its chemical, Ethnomedicinal and pharmacological properties focused on antidepressant activity

Author(s):

Anil Kumar, K Saravanan and Krishanu Samanta

Abstract:

This review is based on the ethanobotany, chemistry, uses and pharmacological activity basically focused to antidepressant activity of Streblus asper plant. It is a tree known by several common names, including Siamese rough bush, Khoi, serut, and toothbrush tree. It is a medium-sized tree native to dry region in Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Various parts of this plant are used in Ayurveda and other folk medicines for the treatment of different ailments such as antidepressant, filariasis, leprosy, toothache, diarrhea, dysentery and cancer. Different researches were carried out in vitro and in vivo for the biological evaluation to support most of these claims.

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How to cite this article:
Anil Kumar, K Saravanan and Krishanu Samanta. Streblus Asper (Shakotaka): A Review on its chemical, Ethnomedicinal and pharmacological properties focused on antidepressant activity. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2022;11(6):120-123.

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