Volume No. :   8

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2016

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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A Review on Polygonum chinensis

Address:   Manasa K.S1*, Dr. Kuppast I.J1 , Kishan Kumar M.A1 , Akshara K2.
1Department of Pharmacology, National College of Pharmacy, Balraj Urs Road, Shivamogga (Dist)- 577201, Karnataka.
2Research Assistant, Bapuji Pharmacy College, Davangere 577004
*Corresponding author
DOI No: 10.5958/2321-5836.2016.00034.3

The genus Polygonum (Polygonaceae), comprising about 300 species, is distributed worldwide, mostly in north temperate climates, is interesting from both biological and phytochemical perspectives. In this review, a contemporary summary of biological and pharmacological investigate on Polygonum chinensis belong to family polygonaceae will be presented and critically evaluated. The plant consists of alkaloids, amino acids, carbohydrates and glycosides, fixed oils and fats, flavones and flavanones, gums and mucilage, phenolic compounds and tannins, proteins, saponins, sterols, and triterpenoids.The Significant findings in the treatment of various diseases such as snake-bites, inflammatory, anticancer, antibacterial, antiviral, antiseptic, antifungal, diabetic, hypertension, hyperlipemia, jaundice, hemorrhage, cough, fever, ulcers, skin inffections, anemia, diarrhea and various urologic disorders, have been presented in ethnobotanical reports.
Persicaria chinensis, Phytochemical Constituents, Pharmacological Activities.
Manasa K.S, Kuppast I.J, Kishan Kumar M.A , Akshara K. A Review on Polygonum chinensis. Res. J. Pharmacology & Pharmacodynamics.2016; 8(4): 185-188.
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