Volume No. :   8

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2016

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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A Review on Hydnocarpus wightiana



Address:   Kishan K G*, Shekshavali. T, Kuppast I.J, Kishan Kumar MA, Jeevanagouda Patil
Department of Pharmacology, National College of Pharmacy, Shimoga-577201, Karnataka, India.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2321-5836.2016.00030.6

ABSTRACT:
The present study was aimed to review the pharmacological actions and preliminary phytochemical investigation of Hydnocarpus wightiana belonging to Flacourtiaceae family. It has been exploited traditionally for leprosy, rheumatic pain, inflammation and skin diseases. The alcoholic extract of roots of Hydnocarpus wightiana showed the presence of glycosides, flavonoids, carbohydrates, proteins, tannins, saponins, steroids and triterpenoids.
KEYWORDS:
Hydnocarpus wightiana, Flacourtiaceae, Chaulmoogra Tree, Hydnocarpin, Collagenation.
Cite:
Kishan K G, Shekshavali. T, Kuppast I.J, Kishan Kumar MA, Jeevanagouda Patil. A Review on Hydnocarpus wightiana. Res. J. Pharmacology & Pharmacodynamics.2016; 8(4): 168-170.
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