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Traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Bauhinia racemosa Lam - a review
Traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Bauhinia racemosa Lam - a review
TANG [HUMANITAS MEDICINE]. 2015. Nov, 5(4): 24.1-24.7
  • Published : November 30, 2015
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Soni, Vishal
Jha, Arvind Kumar
Dwivedi, Jaya
Soni, Priyanka

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Bahunia racemosa family, Caesalpiniaceae, is one of the precious resources of the earth. It has played a significant role in human civilization since ancient times. It is tall sized tree growing throughout India, Ceylon, China, and Timor. The different part of this plant contains ��-sitosterol and ��-amyrin, flavonols (kaempferol and quercetin) and two coumarins (scopoletin and scopolin), tannins etc. Various part of this plant has great pharmacological potential with a great utility and usage as folklore medicine as analgesic, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic and antimicrobial activity. This review mainly focus on the exclusive review work on the traditional, phytochemical and pharmacological activities of this plant.
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