PHYTOCHEMISTRY AND PHARMACOLOGY OF CEDRUS DEODERA: AN OVERVIEWAbstract
Many plants are essential in human health care, both in self-medication and in national services. India has a great wealth of various naturally occurring plant drugs which have great potential pharmacological activities. A number of medicinal plants are used as rejuvenators as well as for treating various disease conditions. Cedrus deodara, the common cedar is an important plant belonging to the family pinaceae. C. deodara has been proven to have great pharmacological potential with a great utility and usage as folklore medicine. This review summarized the plant characteristics with chemical composition and their pharmacological activities. This is the first article reported in this review form about C. Deodar which is benefits for science students who involved in modern health concept.
Sumeet Gupta*, Anu Walia and Rajat Malan
Department of Pharmacology, M. M. College of Pharmacy, M. M. University, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana, India
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