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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  6

Year :  2012

Pages :   753-756

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Medicinal properties of Cleome viscose: A Critical Review

Address:   Neha Rajput1*, Dinesh Sachan2, Shikha Gangwar3, Dipti Sachan4
1Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Saroj Institute of Technology and Management, Sultanpur Road, Lucknow-226002 (U.P.), India.
2Asst Prof. Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shri Rawatpura Sarkar Group of Institutions, Datia- 475661, M.P. India
3Senior Research Fellow, Project Directorate for Farming Systems and Research, Meerut-250110, U.P. India
4Asst Prof Faculty of Pharmacy, Naraina Vidyapeeth, Gangaganj, Kanpur U.P. (208020)
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Cleome viscose Linn. (Capparidaceae), is an annual, sticky herb found as a common weed all over the plains of India and throughout the tropics of the world. The whole plant and its parts (leaves, seeds,bark and roots) are widely used in traditional and folkloric systems of medicine. In traditional systems of medicine the plant is reported to possess beneficial effects as an anthelmintic, antiseptic, carminative, antiscorbutic, febrifuge. The pharmacological studies have shown that Cleome viscose possesses different biological activities such as, antidiarrheal, hepatoprotective anthelmintic, antimicrobial, analgesic, antiinflammatory, immunomodulatory, antipyretic, psychopharmacological activities. The present review article is an effort to look forward for the traditional medicinal information and advantages on C. viscose for further studies and future prospects.
Cleome viscose, antiscorbutic, anthelmintic, antimicrobial.
Neha Rajput, Dinesh Sachan, Shikha Gangwar, Dipti Sachan. Medicinal properties of Cleome viscose: A Critical Review. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 5(6): June 2012; Page 753-756.
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