Indian Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology


Phytochemical and pharmacological review on Cissampelospareira


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Author Details: Kumari Wimpy, Yadav SK, Mathur Kumkum, Goyal Manoj

Volume : 3

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2393-9087

Print ISSN : 2393-9079

Article First Page : 152

Article End Page : 154


Abstract

According to a world health organization survey, about 75-80% of the world’s population relies on non-conventional medicine, mainly of herbal source, in their primary health care. In the past few decades, a massive amount of scientific information published for various medicinal plants. Cissampelospareira is a plant whose various parts are commonly used in various aliments. There is vast anecdotal information about the biological activity C.pareira which includes anti-cancerous, anti-fertility, anti-asthmatic, anti-diabetic, analgesic, hepatoprotective and anti- inflammatory type of activities. The leaf of C. pareira contains various phytoconstituents including alkaloids, terpenoids and flavonoids. The present review comprises the phytochemical, ethnopharmacological and pharmacological reports of C.pareira.

Keywords
: Cissampelospareira, Hepatoprotective, Anti-fertility, Anti-asthmatic analgesic and anti- inflammatory activities