PHYTOCHEMICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF ARTEMISIA PALLENSAbstract
Artemisia pallens Walls. ex DC, commonly known as Davana, is an aromatic herb found abundantly in humid habitats in the plains all over India. Artemisia pallens is found in Nilgiri hills, and has been used by the tribal people for various ailments. It has been widely used in Indian folk medicine for the treatment of diabetes mellitus. This plant is accredited with antihelmintic, antipyretic and tonic properties and also considered as a good fodder. The oil possesses antispasmodic, antibacterial, antifungal and stimulant properties. The plant has been screened for the antimicrobial, antidiabetic, antinociceptive and wound healing activity. The current study deals with the Phytochemical and Pharmacological of Artemisia pallens.
J. Suresh, A. Singh*, A. Vasavi, M. Ihsanullah and S. Mary
Department of Pharmacognosy, JSS College of Pharmacy, JSS University, SS Nagar, Mysore, Karnataka, India
05 August, 2011
12 October, 2011
21 November, 2011
01 December, 2011