International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Special Issue 3, Part G (2017)
Therapeutic potential of aromatic phyto-constituents derived from Anisochilus carnosus (L.) Wall
Sardar PR, Manik SR
Now a days plant derived constituents are emphasized for drug formation. The family Lamiaceae has been described to be rich in essential oils. The glandular trichomes distributed over the aerial and vegetative organs of plants belonging to Lamiaceae, are recognized as the site of essential oil biosynthesis. Anisochilus carnosus (L) Wall. Belonging to the family (Lamiaceae-Mint family) grows on rocks, an annual herb distributed in the various high altitude regions of Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Rajasthan. It is locally known as Induparni in Sanskrit, Panjiri-ka patta in Hindi and Kapurli in Marathi and extensively used in folk medicine for the treatment of gastric ulcer and skin diseases. The plant study revealed the occurrence of Tetraethylenepentamine (1.81%), Methamphetamine (7.32%), α-Muurolene (1.09%), Methyl hexadecyl ether (25.73%), Benzenamine, 2-methoxy (14.37%), Warfarin (4.41%), Nonyne (20.22%), Oxymesterone (2.94%), Seneciphylline (20.22%), that have therapeutic potential, It also aunthenticates the claims made by traditional practitioners in curing various diseases.
How to cite this article:
Sardar PR, Manik SR. Therapeutic potential of aromatic phyto-constituents derived from Anisochilus carnosus (L.) Wall. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(3S): 194-200.