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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 6 (2019)

Novel natural products from Taverniera abyssinica (In Amharic named as Dingetegna)

Author(s): Etagegnehu Assefa and Amha Admasie
Abstract: Taverniera abyssinica A. Rich, a medicinal plant species belongs to the Fabaceae family commonly known under the Amharic name as dingetegna, literally meaning, remedy against sudden illness. The species is known to occur in Northeast Africa and Southeast Asia. The main objective of this review was to review different literatures regarding the novel natural products from Taverniera abyssinica (Dingetegna, in Amharic). The genus Taverniera abyssinica is one of among those found in the rural parts of Ethiopia, which are used for the treatment of different diseases such as stomach ulcers, remedy against sudden illness, immediate relief of fever, discomfort and pain, locally as antipyretic and analgesic.
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How to cite this article:
Etagegnehu Assefa, Amha Admasie. Novel natural products from Taverniera abyssinica (In Amharic named as Dingetegna). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(6):01-08.
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