Acta Scientific Pharmacology

Review Article Volume 3 Issue 5

A Brief Review on Anthocephalus cadamba

Rashmi Pathak1, Himanshu Sharma1* and Nitin Kumar2

1Research Scholar, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, IFTM University, Moradabad, U.P., India
2HIMT College of pharmacy, Greater Noida, U.P., India

*Corresponding Author: Himanshu Sharma, Research Scholar, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, IFTM University, Moradabad, U.P., India.

Received: April 06, 2022 Published: April 22, 2022

Abstract

Anthocephalus cadamba is a belonging of the Rubiaceae family. It is an ayurvedic treatment that is used for therapeutic purposes in a number of nations, including China, India and Egypt. Anthocephalus cadamba is an ayurvedic treatment that has been listed in a number of Indian medical texts. We discussed the phytochemistry of Anthocephalus cadamba and its use in the treatment of diabetes, diarrhoea, fever, inflammation, haemoptysis, cold, vomit, infections, wounds, debilitation, snake bite and antibacterial activity in this communication. Triterpenes, triterpenoid glycosides, flavonoids, saponins, indole alkaloids; cadambine, cadamine, isocadambine, isodihydrocadambine are the main elements of the plant. The medicinal properties pharmacological activity and toxicological studies of Anthocephalus cadamba are discussed in this article.

Keywords: Anthocephalus cadamba; Introduction; Plant Profile; Indole Alkaloids; Pharmacological Activities; Antimicrobial Action and Toxicological Studies; Traditional Uses

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Citation

Citation: Himanshu Sharma., et al. “A Brief Review on Anthocephalus cadamba". Acta Scientific Pharmacology 3.5 (2022): 07-14 .

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Copyright: © 2022 Himanshu Sharma., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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