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Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Year : 2018, Volume : 10, Issue : 1
First page : ( 77) Last page : ( 80)
Print ISSN : 0975-2331. Online ISSN : 0975-4385.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0975-4385.2018.00013.4

A review on Phytochemical and Pharmacological activity of DaturaStramonium. (Medicinal Plant)

Naik V. Krishna Murthy1,*, Babu K. Sudhakar1, Latha J.2, Kolluru Beulah3

1Department of Chemistry,Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapuramu, A.P, India

2Department of Environmental Studies, Sri Krishnadevaraya University College of Engineering & Technology, S.K. University, Anantapuramu–515003, A.P, India

3Department of Botany, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapuramu, A.P, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: vadethek@gmail.com

Online published on 24 May, 2018.

Abstract

Datura is a genus of nine species of poisonous vespertine flowering plants belonging to the family Solanaceae. They are commonly known as daturasthe aim of current review is to search literature for the Phytochemical and pharmacological activities investigation of Datura stramonium. The preliminary phytochemical investigation of the plant extracts of Datura stramonium revealed the presence of secondary metabolites such as alkaloids, flavonoids, terpenes, tannins, saponins, iridoids, gycosides and sterols etc. were extracted from the published reports focussing on the safety profile of the plant. This plant has been reported pharmacological activities likes'antioxidant activity, antimicrobial activity, antibacterial activity, Anticholinergic activity, antifungal activity.

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Keywords

Datura stramonium, Solanaceae, Phytochemicals, saponins, Alkaloids.

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