REVIEW ON ETHNOBOTANY AND PHYTOPHARMACOLOGY OF CORDIA DICHOTOMA
Cordia dichotoma is a tree of tropical and subtropical regions.It grows in sub-Himalayan tract and outer ranges, ascending up to about 1500 m elevation. Native: India, Nepal. As a qualitative assay, for the presence of the plant phytoconstituents such as carbohydrates, alkaloids, Â glycosides,flavonoids, tannins and saponins. Various parts of this plant such as leaves,root as, seed, bark and fruit, possess Â immunomodulator, antidiabetic, anthelmintic, antiulcer and as a,antilarvicidal and hepatoprotective activities. Various phytopharmacological evaluations have been reported in this literature for the important potential of the Cordia dichotoma.
Keywords: Cordia Dichotoma, Phytochemicals, Pharmacological properties
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