A Pharmacological and Phytochemical Based Review on Uraria lagopodoides (L.) DC

  • Ramaiah M Department of Pharmacognosy, Hindu College of Pharmacy, Amravati Road, Guntur – 522002, A.P., India
  • Amani P Department of Pharmacognosy, Hindu College of Pharmacy, Amravati Road, Guntur – 522002, A.P., India
  • Bhavitha S Department of Pharmacognosy, Hindu College of Pharmacy, Amravati Road, Guntur – 522002, A.P., India
  • Gayathri T Department of Pharmacognosy, Hindu College of Pharmacy, Amravati Road, Guntur – 522002, A.P., India
  • Lohitha T Department of Pharmacognosy, Hindu College of Pharmacy, Amravati Road, Guntur – 522002, A.P., India

Abstract

Uraria lagopodoides (L.) DC (Leguminosae) have been using as a traditional medicinal plant in Bangladesh, India, Africa and other countries in the world and it plays an important role in treating diseases. It is a trailing perennial herb and flowering occurs usually from May to September. Pharmacological and phytochemical literature survey on  U. lagopodoides revealed the presence of flavonoids, glycosides, reducing sugars and phenolic components; therapeutic uses like cytotoxic, anti-inflammatory, anti-implantation, abortifacient, analgesic, anti-microbial, anti-oxidant activities. This review may help the researchers who were involved in the field of ethnopharmacology.


 

Keywords: Uraria lagopodoides (L.) DC, Herb, Phytochemical, Pharmacological, Ethnopharmacology

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M, R., P, A., S, B., T, G., & T, L. (2019). A Pharmacological and Phytochemical Based Review on Uraria lagopodoides (L.) DC. Journal of Integral Sciences, 2(1), 1-5. Retrieved from http://jisciences.com/index.php/journal/article/view/24
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