Pharmacology & Pharmacy

Volume 13, Issue 3 (March 2022)

ISSN Print: 2157-9423   ISSN Online: 2157-9431

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Pharmacological Overview of Tinospora cordifolia, an Ethnologically Important Plant of Bangladesh

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DOI: 10.4236/pp.2022.133007    327 Downloads   2,006 Views  Citations

ABSTRACT

Tinospora cordifolia (Wild) Hook, local name: Guduchi/Amrita; English: Indian Tinospora, Hindi: Giloya/Gulancha, belongs to the family of Menispermaceae and is found in abundance in Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and China, the plant is a spreading and mounting shrub with a lot twisting branches. T. cordifolia is used in Ayurveda medicinal system and has numerous therapeutic properties. This article summarizes the chemical constituents and pharmacological properties found within the plant. The review will provide a scientific basis of its use in Ayurveda and is an informative database on an ethno-pharmacologically important medicinal plant for future researchers.

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Murshid, G. , Kundu, S. , Sohrab, M. and Mazid, M. (2022) Pharmacological Overview of Tinospora cordifolia, an Ethnologically Important Plant of Bangladesh. Pharmacology & Pharmacy, 13, 93-106. doi: 10.4236/pp.2022.133007.

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