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Phytochemical Investigations of Medicinal Plants


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Phytochemistry of Plants of Genus Cassia

Phytochemistry of Plants of Genus Cassia

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Brijesh Kumar, Vikas Bajpai, Vikaskumar Gond, Subhashis Pal, Naibedya Chattopadhyay
August 02, 2021

Cassia is an indigenous plant in Africa, Latin America, Northern Australia and Southeast Asia. Several Cassia species are of high commercial and medicinal significance since they are used as spices and in traditional medicines. Currently plants from genus Cassia is in great demand due to their ...

Phytochemical Investigations of Genus Terminalia

Phytochemical Investigations of Genus Terminalia

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Brijesh Kumar, Awantika Singh, K. P. Madhusudanan
July 27, 2021

Genus Terminalia is known to be a rich source of secondary metabolites, mainly polypohenols and triterpenoids. About 39 species have been phytochemically studied leading to the identification of 368 compounds. This work involves the use of hyphenated mass spectrometric methods such as ...

Phytochemistry of Piper betle Landraces

Phytochemistry of Piper betle Landraces

1st Edition

By Vikas Bajpai, Nikhil Kumar, Brijesh Kumar
July 28, 2020

Piper betle (betel vine) a pan-Asiatic, tropical plant, which can also grow under mild subtropical areas, is essentially grown for leaves which are chewed with array of additives besides slaked lime. The plant is cultivated widely in India and its surrounding areas. Phytochemistry of Piper ...

Phytochemistry of Plants of Genus Rauvolfia

Phytochemistry of Plants of Genus Rauvolfia

1st Edition

By Brijesh Kumar, Sunil Kumar, Vikas Bajpai, K. P. Madhusudanan
July 28, 2020

Rauvolfia species, commonly known as Sarpagandha, has been traditionally used in Ayurveda for curing high blood pressure, hypertension, snake bites, fever, and mental illnesses. Due to its wide variety and differences in chemical composition, it is necessary to develop an efficient and reliable ...

Phytochemistry of Tinospora cordifolia

Phytochemistry of Tinospora cordifolia

1st Edition

By Brijesh Kumar, Vikas Bajpai, Nikhil Kumar
July 28, 2020

Tinospora cordifolia stem is used as a tonic, vitalizer, and as a remedy for metabolic disorders to treat allergies, diabetes, dysentery, jaundice, heart diseases, leprosy, rheumatoid arthritis, skin diseases, and urinary disorders. It shows anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antipyretic actions and ...

Phytochemistry of Plants of Genus Ocimum

Phytochemistry of Plants of Genus Ocimum

1st Edition

By Brijesh Kumar, Vikas Bajpai, Surabhi Tiwari, Renu Pandey
June 29, 2020

Ocimum species has been used as a traditional remedy for various ailments such as arthritis, bronchitis, cold, conjunctivitis, diarrhea, dysentery, and flatulence, as well as for healing wounds and lowering blood glucose level. These are characterized by variations in their morphology such as the ...

Phytochemistry of Plants of Genus Piper

Phytochemistry of Plants of Genus Piper

1st Edition

By Brijesh Kumar, Surabhi Tiwari, Vikas Bajpai, Bikarma Singh
June 29, 2020

Piper is the representative genus of family Piperaceae. Piper species are pan-tropical in distribution and found in both the hemispheres. As the king of all spices, black pepper, Piper nigrum, led to the global expeditions culminating in the discovery of India and the new world. Piper species have ...

Phytochemistry of Plants of Genus Phyllanthus

Phytochemistry of Plants of Genus Phyllanthus

1st Edition

By Brijesh Kumar, Sunil Kumar, K. P. Madhusudanan
June 15, 2020

Several Phyllanthus species are widely used in traditional medicine and herbal formulation for the treatment of a variety of ailments such as flu, dropsy, diabetes, jaundice and bladder calculus. The medicinal properties of these species are due to the presence of lignans, flavonoids, tannins, ...

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