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PHYTO-PHARMACOLOGICAL REVIEW OF ARGYREIA NERVOSA

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Author(s): A. Krishnaveni | T. Sant Rani

Journal: International Research Journal of Pharmacy
ISSN 2230-8407

Volume: 2;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 28;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Argyreia nervosa | ergoline alkaloids | Convolvulaceae

ABSTRACT
Herbal medicines are the significant and reliable sources for treating various diseases. Argyreia nervosa is traditionally used in wound healing, syphilius,diuretics,rheumatic affections, leucohorrhoea.,cerebral disorders, ulcers, as anti-tumour and to prevent contraception.Phytoconstituents such as flavanoids, steroids, ergoline alkaloids and triterpenoids were identified. Pharmacological studies proved its anticonvulsant, immunomodulatory, hypotensive, anti- inflammatory and nootropic effect.The present form of article highlights the phytochemical and pharmacological studies including traditional practice of Argyreia nervosa have been carried out so far.
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