An inside Review of Cissampelos Pareira Linn: a Potential Medicinal Plant of India

Abstract

Cissampelos pareira which is commonly known as velvetleaf belongs to the family Menispermaceae. Numbers of species are available all over the world but only one species is found in India. It is found in tropical and subtropical parts of India. This plant is a climbing shrub with green leaves, orange to red drupe berries, horseshoe shaped seeds and brown to yellowish roots. Its aerial parts contain number of secondary plant metabolites like flavonoids, alkaloids, tannins, volatile oils, glycosides. Our data describes phytochemical investigation and healthcare properties of Cissampelos pareira.

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@inproceedings{Manu2013AnIR, title={An inside Review of Cissampelos Pareira Linn: a Potential Medicinal Plant of India}, author={Arora Manu and Sharma Tanvi and Devi Anu and Bainsal Neeraj and Siddiqui Anees Ahmad}, year={2013} }