Leptadenia reticulata a Rasayana Herbs: A Review  [2010]

B. Bawra M. Dixit N.S. Chauhan V.K. Dixit et al.

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Leptadenia reticulata is very valuable medicinal plant belonging to family Asclepiadaceae popularly known as Jivanti. It is specially known for its stimulant and restorative properties in Ayurveda and it also important constituent of many well reputed ayurvedic formulations like Chywanprash, Speman etc. Its principal constituents are leptadenol, leptidin β-sitosterol, β-amyrin acetate. It possesses the appetizer, aphrodisiac, anticancerous and antibacterial properties. This review is to compile its valuable properties and pharmacological activities under one platform.

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  • Chywanprash
  • stimulant
  • Leptadenia reticulata
  • Speman

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Asian Journal of Plant Sciences

ISSN : 1812-5697


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Type : Journal Article

In AGRIS since : 2012

Volume : 9

Issue : 6

Start Page : 314

End Page : 319

Publisher : Asian Network for Scientific Information

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" Leptadenia reticulata a Rasayana Herbs: A Review "