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Scholars Academic Journal of Pharmacy | Volume-3 | Issue-02
Solanum xanthocarpum Chemical Constituents and Medicinal Properties: A Review
N M Reddy, Rajasekhar Reddy N
Published: Feb. 28, 2014 | 141 263
DOI: 10.36347/sajp
Pages: 146-149
India with its knowledge of rich ancient traditional systems of medicine provides a strong base for the utilization of a large number of plants in general healthcare. Large number of herbal drugs existing in India, very few has been studied systematically so far. Solanum xanthocarpum is an important medicinal herb in Ayurvedic medicine. Various studies indicated that Solanum xanthocarpum possesses antiasthmatic, hypoglycemic, hepatoprotective, antibacterial and insect repellent properties. The present review aims to document the medicinal properties of Solanum xanthocarpum and its potential prospects for the further scientific investigation for the development of effective therapeutic compounds