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Phytopharmacology of Indian Nootropic Convolvulus pluricaulis

  • Amritpal Singh Saroya
  • Jaswinder Singh
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Abstract

Convolvulus is a genus of about 250 species of flowering plants in the bindweed family Convolvulaceae, with a cosmopolitan distribution (Feinbrun-Dothan 1978). C. pluricaulis occurs in temperate and subtropical regions and is a perennial herb and stoloniferous rhizome. Leaves are flat, scabrous and liner green with prominent nerves. Flowers are 10-20 flowered pale or purplish with three stamens. Its fruit is a nut, which is oblong, trigonous, stramineous and stiptate (Madhavan et al. 2008; Karandikar and Satakapan 1959).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amritpal Singh Saroya
    • 1
  • Jaswinder Singh
    • 2
  1. 1.Herbal ConsultantMohaliIndia
  2. 2.Department of PharmacologySri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical ScienceAmritsarIndia

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