The Botany, Chemistry, Pharmacological and Therapeutic Application of Psoralea corylifolia L. – A Review

@article{Uikey2010TheBC,
  title={The Botany, Chemistry, Pharmacological and Therapeutic Application of Psoralea corylifolia L. – A Review},
  author={Sonam Uikey and A. S. Yadav and A K Sharma and Ashok Kumar Rai and D. K. Raghuwanshi and Yogesh Badkhane},
  journal={International Journal of Phytomedicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={2},
  pages={100-107}
}
Psoralea corylifolia Linn. is an endangered and medicinally important plant indigenous to tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Its medicinal usage is reported in Indian pharmaceutical codex, the Chinese, British and the American pharmacopoeias and in different traditional system of medicines such as Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha. The review reveals that wide ranges of phytochemical constituents have been isolated from the plant and it possesses important activities like antibacterial… Expand
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