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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2019, Volume : 12, Issue : 10
First page : ( 4639) Last page : ( 4643)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2019.00798.4

Phytochemical Constituents and Pharmacological Activities of Nyctanthes arbor-tristis

Venkataraman Sowmyalakshmi*, Harinya S., Chidiuto David Benefit, Raja R. Richardson

Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Analysis, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies (VISTAS), Pallavaram, Chennai, 600 117

*Present Address: Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, (SBMCH campus), Bharath Institute of Higher Education & Research, Chromepet, Chennai, 600 044, Corresponding Author E-mail: sowmyamahesh30@gmail.com

Online published on 24 December, 2019.

Abstract

Nyctanthes arbo-tristis is a medicinal plant found in India, South Asia and Southeast Asia. It was revealed that this herbal plant exhibit various pharmacological activities because of the presence of glycosides and phenolic compounds. Different pharmacological activities like hepatoprotective, antileishmanial, antipyretic, antihistaminic, antimalarial, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiviral and antifungal activities have been reported. This present review, compiles the different phytochemical compounds and pharmacological activities reported so far by this plant in a comprehensive manner.

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Keywords

Nyctanthes arbor-tristis, phytochemical studies, arbortristosides, 6-beta-hydroxy-loganin, antioxidant, antimicrobial.

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