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A Complete Profile on Michelia Champaca – Traditional Uses, Pharmacological Activities and Phytoconstituents

Received On: 13/05/2014
Accepted On: 19/05/2014


Raja, S., Koduru, R.

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Indian medicinal plants are used as ancient style of providing helps too many ailments. Presently, variant peoples are looking on healthful plants for his or her primary health care wishes. The current review designates the morphological, ethnopharmacological aspects and active principles of Michelia champaca Linn. Being it's a vital healthful plant in Indian medication this are supposed to vary medical specialty activities like antipyretic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antihelmintic, anticancer, antihyperglycemic, antiulcer, antimicrobial, wound healing, antioxidant and antifertility activities. Different active constituents such as alkaloids, saponins, tannins, sterols, flavonoids, triterpenoids, michelia-A, liriodenine, parthenolide and guaianolides, methyl linoleate, methyl anthranilate, stigmasterol and 3β-16α- dihydroxy- 5-cholestene-21-al are a unit to date according in Michelia champaca. Well conducted biological studies area unit still required for many indications of this species. This review is useful to make interest towards Michelia champaca and should be helpful in rising new formulations with additional therapeutic and economical worth.


Michelia Champaca, Phytoconstituents, Liriodenine, Parthenolide, 3β-16α- dihydroxy- 5-cholestene-21-al

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Raja, S., & Koduru, R. (2014). A Complete Profile on Michelia Champaca - Traditional Uses, Pharmacological Activities and Phytoconstituents. International Journal for Pharmaceutical Research Scholars (IJPRS), 3(2), 496-504.

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