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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 132-142

Pharmacological potentials of Premna integrifolia L.


Department of Pharmacology, Sandip Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mahiravni, Nashik, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Prashant Y Mali
Department of Pharmacology, Sandip Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sandip Foundation, Trimbak Road, Mahiravni, Nashik, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0257-7941.179864

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Premna integrifolia Linn. (Verbenaceae) is an important constituent of the formulation of ten roots of herbs known as Daśamūla and is widely used for treating various ailments in the Indian system of medicine. Aim of this review is to provide comprehensive information on the pharmacological activities of various parts of P. integrifolia. All the relevant universally accepted electronic databases were searched with respect to the terms “Agnimanthā”, “Headache tree”, “Premna integrifolia”, “Premna obtusifolia”, “Premna serratifolia” including Indian classical texts, pharmacopoeias, Ayurvedic books, journals, etc., for information without specific timeline. Complete information of the plant has been collected manually since the year 1964 and has been arranged chronologically. The collected data reflects that many ethno-medicinal claims have been confirmed through the modern in-vitro and in-vivo pharmacological studies using different extracts and their isolates of P. integrifolia. The isolation of active constituents, their biological actions, clinical safety and validation of traditional uses of P. integrifolia could provide leads for further scientific research. The information collected here will be useful to set-up research protocols for modern drugs and Ayurvedic formulation development.


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