A Review on Phytochemical and Pharmacological Studies of Dysoxylum Species


  • S. Bhagwan Singh (P.G.) Institute of Biomedical Sciences and Research, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dehradun, Uttranchal, 248161, India


A review of phytoconstituents and biological activities of Dysoxylum species has been presented, considering the fact that there are about 110 species of this genus distributed all around the world and many of these species occur in India. In Ayurveda, Dysoxylum species are used either alone or as an important ingredient of several formulations for the cure of inflammation, cardio-disorder, CNS disorder and tumor etc. Several of the chemical compounds (alkaloids, flavonoids, steroids and terpenoids etc) were isolated. This review focuses on the detail of its chemical constituents and medicinal uses with emphasis on the pharmacological action.


Dysoxylum Species, Photochemical and Pharmacological Studies.

Subject Discipline

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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