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AN ANTI-ASTHMATIC PLANT: TYLOPHORA INDICA BURM. F. MERRILL - A REVIEW

Article Id: ARCC581 | Page : 192 - 201
Citation :- AN ANTI-ASTHMATIC PLANT: TYLOPHORA INDICA BURM. F. MERRILL - A REVIEW.Agricultural Reviews.2012.(33):192 - 201
Madan Mohan Sharma, Roop Narayan Verma, Shazia M Jamal, Amla Batra and D.V.Rao drmadansharma@gmail.com
Address : Department of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, 302 055, India

Abstract

India has been known to have rich diversity of plants since time immemorial. There were various ailments cured with the help of plants. This review has been prepared keeping in mind respiratory disease i.e. asthma, it is characterized by reversible airway obstruction, airway hyper responsiveness and airway inflammation. The goal of this article is to increase the awareness about importance of plants in medical field and prepare a list of plants used for treating asthma with special reference to Tylophora indica.

Keywords

Tylophora indica Botany Medicinal Therapeutic uses Alkaloids.

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