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Phytochemical Study of Dolichandrone Falcata

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Phytochemical Study of Dolichandrone Falcata

Phytochemical Study of Dolichandrone Falcata

Author Name : Guari Bhamare, Nitin Mohire, Nikita. R. Thombare, Sejal. S. Thakekar, Himani. J. Valvi

ABSTRACT Dolichandrone Falcata synonym Markhamia falcata belonging to family Bignoniaceae. Tanzania, South Africa, Malawi, and India are all home to the vine. Rajputana, Bundelkhand, Bihar, Deccan, Mysore, and Maharashtra are among the Indian states where it can be found. The plant is mainly used for diabetes, anti-inflammatory, anxiolytic, analgesic, antiestrogenic, antimicrobial, antibacterial, and immunomodulatory activities. The leaves is also used in the treat of Leukemia. Dolichandrone falcata contains alkaloids, flavonoids, sugars, saponins, phenolic, terpenoids, cardiac glycosides, steroid and amino acids. The plant is called ‘Medhshingi’ in Hindi and ‘Mesasinghi’ in Sanskrit. In Ayurveda it is also used as Mesha-sringi. Dolichandrone falcata has a long history of use by indigenous and tribal peoples all over the world, including India for medicinal purpose and various pharmacological effects.