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Journal of Plant Sciences
  Year: 2008 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 2 | Page No.: 146-156
DOI: 10.3923/jps.2008.146.156
Hemidesmus indicus (L.) R. Br. A Review
Satheesh George, K.V. Tushar, K.P. Unnikrishnan, K.M. Hashim and Indira Balachandran

Abstract:
Hemidesmus indicus (L.) R. Br. (Periplocaceae) is being used widely in Ayurvedic medicine. The history of its medicinal importance dates back to ancient times. The present review deals with studies undertaken in various aspects of this plant in the areas of morphology, anatomy, pharmacology, chemistry and ethnobotany along with medicinal uses.
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20 January, 2011
Dr. SADASHIVA:
Very useful article for comparing the results published in this plant.
 
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