Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2010

Pages :   92-65

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Abrus precatorius- A Poison of Pharmacological Therapeutic Potential

Address:   Vikas Gupta1*, Parveen Bansal1, Payal Mittal2, Sanjiv Kumar1, Savita Sharma3
1National Institute of Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Research, Patiala, India. 2Akal College of Pharmacy and Techinical Education, Mastuana Sahib, Sangrur, India. 3RRI, Nagpur, India
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Abrus precatorius is a weedy subtropical plant the seeds of which are a potent known poison whereas if these seeds are purified as per the methods given in the old Ayurvedic texts it proves to be a very good therapeutic agent with multidimensional usage. This communication intends to put all the pharmacological and therapeutic uses of this plant at a common platform so as to enable the scientists to explore other therapeutic characteristics inherent in this plant.
Abrus precatorius, poison, pharmacological potential.
Vikas Gupta, Parveen Bansal, Payal Mittal, Sanjiv Kumar, Savita Sharma. Abrus precatorius- A Poison of Pharmacological Therapeutic Potential. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 3(1): Jan. - Mar. 2010; Page 62-65.
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