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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2013)

An Overview of Biological, Phytochemical, and Pharmacological Values of Abies pindrow

Author(s):

Humaira Majeed, Tasveer Zahra Bokhari, Sikandar Khan Sherwani, Uzma Younis, Muhammad Hasnain Raza Shah, Benish Khaliq

Abstract:
The overview explains the biological, phytochemical and pharmacological values of Abies pindrow plant. From the data it is cleared that A. pindrow plants have many significant ethnopharmacological applications. It chiefly contains numerous phytochemical like triterpenoids [lanosta-7,9(11)-dienes], various flavonoids [Okanin; Okanin-4’-O-b-d-glucopyranoside; Butein-4’-O-b-d-glucopyranoside and 2’,3’,4’,3,4- Pentahydroxychalcone-4’-( l- arabinofuranosyla -1-4-b -d-glucopyranoside )] carbohydrates, fatty acids, pinitol and maltol [3-hydroxy-2-methyl-4H-pyran-4-one C6H6O3]. These phytochemicals possess many pharmacological uses in remedy of gigantic number of diseases due to the presence of antioxidant activities.

Pages: 182-187  |  1245 Views  14 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Humaira Majeed, Tasveer Zahra Bokhari, Sikandar Khan Sherwani, Uzma Younis, Muhammad Hasnain Raza Shah, Benish Khaliq. An Overview of Biological, Phytochemical, and Pharmacological Values of Abies pindrow. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2013;2(3):182-187.