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An insight highlight story on the beneficial and phytochemical impact of Prosopis cineraria in Tonk, Rajasthan (India)

Journal: International Journal of Biological Innovations (Vol.3, No. 2)

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Page : 257-263

Keywords : Alkaloids; Bark; Pharmocology; Phytochemical; Prosopis cineraria; Shami; Stem.;

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Prosopis cineraria belongs to the family Mimosaceae. Traditionally the tribal people use Prosopis cineraria in their daily diet. Its leaves, pods and bark have many significant phytochemical components. It is used traditionally for treatment of various ailments like leprosy, muscular tremors, dysentery, asthma, leukoderma, bronchitis, dyspepsia, rheumatism, gastrointestinal, respiratory, cardiovascular disorders, piles and earache etc. The stem barks and leaves of Prosopis cineraria were collected for phytochemical screening to identify the different types of beneficial compounds used in herbal medicine. The solvent extract of the plant material was studied. The objective of this study was to analyze the extracts of Prosopis cineraria which proved a positive response for phytochemicals like alkaloids, proteins, carbohydrates, flavonoids, saponins and tannins in alcohol and aqueous solvent extracts.

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