A brief study on Strebulus Asper L. -A Review

  • Navneet Kumar Verma Department of Pharmacy, Kailash Institute of Pharmacy and Management, GIDA, Gorakhpur, UP,
  • Shivendra Pratap Singh Department of Pharmacy, Kailash Institute of Pharmacy and Management, GIDA, Gorakhpur, UP,
  • Abhay Pratap Singh Department of Pharmacy, Kailash Institute of Pharmacy and Management, GIDA, Gorakhpur, UP,
  • Reena Singh Department of Pharmacy, Kailash Institute of Pharmacy and Management, GIDA, Gorakhpur, UP,
  • Praveen Kumar Rai Department of Pharmacy, Kailash Institute of Pharmacy and Management, GIDA, Gorakhpur, UP,
  • Ashok Kumar Tripathi Department of Pharmacy, Kailash Institute of Pharmacy and Management, GIDA, Gorakhpur, UP,

Abstract

Streblus asper L. is a small tree found in tropical countries, such as India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand belonging to family moraceae. Various parts of this plant are used in Ayurveda and other folk medicines for the treatment of different ailments such as filariasis, leprosy, toothache, diarrhea, dysentery and cancer. Research carried out using different in vitro and in vivo techniques of biological evaluation support most of these claims. This review presents the botany, chemistry, traditional uses and pharmacology of this medicinal plant.

Author Biography

Navneet Kumar Verma, Department of Pharmacy, Kailash Institute of Pharmacy and Management, GIDA, Gorakhpur, UP,
department of pharmaceutics,assistant prof.

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Published
2015-11-25
How to Cite
VERMA, Navneet Kumar et al. A brief study on Strebulus Asper L. -A Review. Research Journal of Phytomedicine, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, p. 65-71, nov. 2015. Available at: <http://asdpub.com/index.php/rjp/article/view/235>. Date accessed: 25 june 2017.
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