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Neuropharmacology of Nardostachys jatamansi DC.

  • Amritpal Singh Saroya
  • Jaswinder Singh
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Abstract

Nardostachys jatamansi DC. is an important plant of the family Valerianaceae. Indian spikenard is the common name of the plant and is found in Himalayas. N. jatamansi is a perennial herb. The rhizomes occur in short pieces and have dark-grey colour and typical smell. Leaves are sessile and ovate. Flowers are dark pink in colour.

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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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