Pharmacological Investigations and Toxicity Studies

  • Vartika Jain
  • Surendra K. Verma
Chapter

Abstract

Red Silk-Cotton tree has been scrutinized for its pharmacology in various parts of the world. Different parts of Bombax ceiba has shown to possess many biological properties predominantly antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anabolic, hepatoprotective, hypotensive and hypoglycemic activities. It has proved to be safe in various toxicity studies. However, it still needs extensive scientific exploration.

Keywords

Antioxidant Antimicrobial Antitumor Anabolic Hepatoprotective Hypotensive Hypoglycemic 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vartika Jain
    • 1
  • Surendra K. Verma
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BotanyUniversity College of Science, Mohanlal Sukhadia UniversityUdaipur, RajasthanIndia
  2. 2.Indigenous Drug Research Centre, Department of MedicineRNT Medical CollegeUdaipur, RajasthanIndia

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