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A Phyto-Pharmacological review on Shorea robusta Gaertn. (SAL)

Shikha Kumari1, Hemant Kumar2*, Basant Kumar3 and Chandan. Kumar Kyal1.

Abstract
Shorea robusta Gaertn. (Sal) has been commonly used in Indian traditional medicine for treatment of various ailments such as circulatory, digestive, endocrine, respiratory and skeletal systems as well as in infectious diseases. The present review on its botany, traditional uses, pharmacological activities and phytochemistry which provides preliminary information to explore its therapeutic potential and future research opportunities. The phytochemical studies have shown the presence of many secondary metabolites belonging to terpenoids, flavonoids, carbohydrate, lignans, phenols and sterols. Crude extracts and isolated compounds from Shorea robusta show a wide spectrum of pharmacological activities, such as anti-inflammatory, anti-obesity, antimicrobial, wound healing, antinociceptive, kairomonal, immunomodulatory anti-pyretic & analgesic activities. Many studies have provided evidence for various traditional uses. The present review is, therefore, an effort to give a detailed survey of the literature on its traditional, pharmacognosy, phytochemistry and pharmacological uses. The outcome of these studies will further expand the existing therapeutic potential of S. robusta and provide a convincing support to its future clinical use in modern medicine.

Key words: Ayurveda, Shorea robusta, Phytochemistry, Sacred tree, Traditional uses


 
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Shikha Kumari, Hemant Kumar, Basant Kumar and Chandan. Kumar Kyal. A Phyto-Pharmacological review on Shorea robusta Gaertn. (SAL). IJLSAS. 2020; 2(2): 14-26.


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Shikha Kumari, Hemant Kumar, Basant Kumar and Chandan. Kumar Kyal. A Phyto-Pharmacological review on Shorea robusta Gaertn. (SAL). IJLSAS. 2020; 2(2): 14-26.



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Shikha Kumari, Hemant Kumar, Basant Kumar and Chandan. Kumar Kyal. A Phyto-Pharmacological review on Shorea robusta Gaertn. (SAL). IJLSAS. (2020), [cited January 25, 2021]; 2(2): 14-26.



Harvard Style

Shikha Kumari, Hemant Kumar, Basant Kumar and Chandan. Kumar Kyal (2020) A Phyto-Pharmacological review on Shorea robusta Gaertn. (SAL). IJLSAS, 2 (2), 14-26.



Turabian Style

Shikha Kumari, Hemant Kumar, Basant Kumar and Chandan. Kumar Kyal. 2020. A Phyto-Pharmacological review on Shorea robusta Gaertn. (SAL). International Journal Of Life Sciences and Applied Sciences, 2 (2), 14-26.



Chicago Style

Shikha Kumari, Hemant Kumar, Basant Kumar and Chandan. Kumar Kyal. "A Phyto-Pharmacological review on Shorea robusta Gaertn. (SAL)." International Journal Of Life Sciences and Applied Sciences 2 (2020), 14-26.



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Shikha Kumari, Hemant Kumar, Basant Kumar and Chandan. Kumar Kyal. "A Phyto-Pharmacological review on Shorea robusta Gaertn. (SAL)." International Journal Of Life Sciences and Applied Sciences 2.2 (2020), 14-26. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Shikha Kumari, Hemant Kumar, Basant Kumar and Chandan. Kumar Kyal (2020) A Phyto-Pharmacological review on Shorea robusta Gaertn. (SAL). International Journal Of Life Sciences and Applied Sciences, 2 (2), 14-26.