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Journal: Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IAJPS) (Vol.04, No. 05)

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Page : 1361-1365

Keywords : Tephrosia calophylla; Betulinic acid; Tephcalostan A and Adavivempali.;

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Tephrosia calophylla is commonly known as Adavivempali and dumpavempali. This plant is usually grows in the form of shrubs. It is widely distributed in tropical, subtropical and arid regions of the world and it is specifically found in Andhra Pradesh. The different parts of the plant like leaves, seeds and root of this plant have been used in Ayurvedic medicine. The plant has been used in treatment of different disorders and it is having the various activities like hepatoprotective, antidiabetic, antioxidant, antibacterial, antifungal, antidiuretic, and hypolipidemic properties with a wide range of safety. It has various active compounds. The pharmacologically active compounds that have been identified are Calophione -A, B and C, Tephcalostan, Tephcalostan A, Tephcalostan C and Betulinic acid. The present objective of the study is to discuss about the various chemical constituents and their pharmacological activities of the plant against numerous disorders. Key words: Tephrosia calophylla, Betulinic acid, Tephcalostan A and Adavivempali.

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