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International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science

Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part A (2023)

Pharmacological properties of Rhamnus virgata: A comprehensive review

Author(s):

Saif Alam, Wasim Akhtar, Manish K Prajapati, Naziya, Dr. Juli Tansariya, Tahreej Chaudhary and Atul Pratap Singh

Abstract:

Physcion, kaempferol, emodin, quercetin, rhamnocitrin, maesopsin, and herbacetin are the main chemicals found in Rhamnus virgata, which is a huge shrub/small tree belonging to the Rhamnaceae family and It is widespread in India, Pakistan (Swat, Kashmir) and China. Strong therapeutic potential in the treatment of parasitic infections, spleen diseases and leg swelling been demonstrated for Rhamnus virgata. These therapeutic potentials include antimicrobial, antioxidant, laxative, purgative, and emetic effects. Rhamnus virgata leaves extract has been used to synthesise eco- and bio-friendly Ag2ONPs via green chemistry procedures due to the existence of various green chemicals and their therapeutic potentials. Rhamnus virgata contains a lot of flavonoids, anthraquinones, and alkaloids, and can serve as anbest option for converting of iron salt to nanoiron. Rhamnus virgata leaves extract's medicinal potential, phytochemistry, and Their biological activity necessitates their use in the preparation of ZnONPs and they could be an excellent candidate for the reduction of zinc salts to nanozinc.A comprehensive discussion has been had over the circumstances of the reactions that lead to the synthesis.

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International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science
How to cite this article:
Saif Alam, Wasim Akhtar, Manish K Prajapati, Naziya, Dr. Juli Tansariya, Tahreej Chaudhary and Atul Pratap Singh. Pharmacological properties of Rhamnus virgata: A comprehensive review. Int. J. Pharm. Pharm. Sci. 2023;5(1):45-51. DOI: 10.33545/26647222.2023.v5.i1a.33
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