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Assad , R. and Reshi, ZA. and Mir , SH. and Rashid , I. and Shouche, Y. and Dhotre, D. (2021) Chapter 17 - Bioprospecting appraisal of Himalayan pindrow fir for pharmacological applications. In: Phytomedicine : A Treasure of Pharmacologically Active Products from Plants. Elsevier, pp. 461-482.

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Himalayan forests are dwelling to intriguing plants that are imperative resources of pharmacologically active products and possess diverse therapeutic effects. Scores of such plants have been harnessed since centuries for therapeutic and pharmacological demeanor, ensnared universal attention, and are being effectively commercialized across the globe. The present chapter provides an overview of morphological characteristics, distribution, phytochemical composition, and potential pharmacological applications of Abies pindrow (Royle ex D. Don) Royle (Himalayan pindrow fir). Himalayan pindrow fir possesses therapeutic effects including analgesic, antiasthmatic, anticataract, antidiabetic, antihypertensive, antiinflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antitumor, antitussive, antiulcerogenic, anxiolytic activity, and neuroprotective activities, accredited to its valuable phytoconstituents like carbohydrates, fatty acids, fatty alcohols, flavonoids, glycosides, hydrocarbons, lignans, phenols, quinines, proteins, resins, saponins, steroids, tannins, terpenoids, and volatile oils. This attribute makes this fir species ideal base for the production of imminent phytopharmaceuticals of commercial nuance.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Insect Molecular Biology
Depositing User: Mr. Rameshwar Nema
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2021 10:44
Last Modified: 24 Nov 2021 10:44
URI: http://nccs.sciencecentral.in/id/eprint/1081

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