Kaul, Kiran and Jaitak, V and Kaul , V K (2011) Pharmaceutical uses and conservation measures of Potentilla fugens: A medicinal herb of higher Himalaya. Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resurces, 2 (3). pp. 298-306.

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Plenteous ethnotherapeutic properties and sharmacological actions have been attributed to Poteontilla Wall.ex Hook.(Family-Rosaceae). It is one of the highly valued indigenous medicinal herbs of higher Himalaya. Biomedical reports have in dicated presence of medicinally important chemical constituents represented by Polyhenols, tannins, flavonoids and triterpenoids in the genus. Pharmacological studies report that P.gulgens possesses anti-hyperglycemic, hypoglycemic, anti-hyperlipidemic, antitumor, antioxodent, antiinflammatory and antiulcerogenic properties thus supporting its ethnotherapeutic use. In view of immense medicinal importance of the plant, this review aims to coherently discuss the results abtained from several studies on its chemical constituents, pharmacological use, cultivation and conservation strategies.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Potentilla fulgens,Alpine, Antioxidant,Antiumor, Hypoglycemic,Polyphenols, Conservation.
Subjects: Plant sciences
Natural Product Chemistry
Depositing User: Dr. Aparna Maitra Pati
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2012 07:55
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2012 07:55
URI: http://ihbt.csircentral.net/id/eprint/935

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