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Asian Journal of Plant Sciences
  Year: 2010 | Volume: 9 | Issue: 6 | Page No.: 314-319
DOI: 10.3923/ajps.2010.314.319
 
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Leptadenia reticulata a Rasayana Herbs: A Review

B. Bawra, M. Dixit, N.S. Chauhan, V.K. Dixit and D.K. Saraf

Abstract:
Leptadenia reticulata is very valuable medicinal plant belonging to family Asclepiadaceae popularly known as Jivanti. It is specially known for its stimulant and restorative properties in Ayurveda and it also important constituent of many well reputed ayurvedic formulations like Chywanprash, Speman etc. Its principal constituents are leptadenol, leptidin β-sitosterol, β-amyrin acetate. It possesses the appetizer, aphrodisiac, anticancerous and antibacterial properties. This review is to compile its valuable properties and pharmacological activities under one platform.
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B. Bawra, M. Dixit, N.S. Chauhan, V.K. Dixit and D.K. Saraf, 2010. Leptadenia reticulata a Rasayana Herbs: A Review. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 9: 314-319.

DOI: 10.3923/ajps.2010.314.319

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ajps.2010.314.319

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01 October, 2014
SHAH KRISHNA MAHENDRABHAI:
This article providing a very helpful information regarding Leptadenia reticulata.
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