PHARMACOLOGICAL AND PHYTOCHEMICAL SPECTRUM OF TRADITIONAL MEDICINAL PLANT ADINA CORDIFOLIA FAMILY- RUBIACEAE : A REVIEWAbstract
Adina cordifolia is the yellow Saffron Teak; belonging to the subfamily Cinchonoideae; family Rubiaceae is found in Southern Asia, from India and Srilanka east to southern China and Vietnam. It is a substantial, deciduous tree, hinge disintegrated in deciduous forests all through the significant part of India, levitates up to an altitude of 900 m in the sub-Himalayan stretch. Adina cordifolia was used by historical healers as the remedy of chronic cough and jaundice, stomach ache, fodder, and swelling in the stomach; the Roots are astringent and constipating and are useful in diarrhea and dysentery. The bark is bitter, acrid, refrigerant, astringent, vulnery, demulcent, diuretic, aphrodisiac, and tonic. It is efficacious in deprave pitta conditions, wounds and ulcers, skin disease, strangury, gastropathy, fever and burning sensation. The buds are an antidote to snake venom, flowers used in headaches; leaves are antiseptic utilized in dressing wounds. These are also used in cuts, boils and to cure hemicrania. Adina cordifolia has an extensive array of medicinal applications. It has been used as Antiamoebic, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-aging, Antinociceptive, and Antifertility. In the present review compassed on plant Adina cordifolia, more prominence was given to literature review, chemical composition, pharmacological and biological studies on Adina cordifolia plants. This dissertation will be benevolent to push scientists to co-ordinate their studies because it’s a disputable kind of drug with sparse research.
Sweta Negi *, Arvind Negi and Manish Kumar Mishra
GRD (PG) IMT, Department of Pharmacognosy, 214- Rajpur Road Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.
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