A review on pharmacognostical and phytochemical evaluation of Pyrus pashia buch-ham ex D. Don
Sahiba, Mehtab Ali and Divya Juyal
Pyrus pashia Buch-Ham. Ex D. Don is distributed in Himalayan region with higher ethnic uses and it comprising of approximately 38 species in temperate regions of the North hemisphere. Pyrus Pashia is a important medicinal plant, belongs to the family Rosaceae. It is a medium size deciduous tree commonly known as wild pear. The plant has various nutritional and therapeutic importance. The leaves of Pyrus Pashia have been known to have various physiological activities and have many useful polyphenolic therapeutic constituents such as chlorogenic acids flavan-3-ols, arbutin etc. this study comprises macroscopical, microscopical and pharmacogostic evaluations of the plant. Phytochemical and pharmacognostical investigation of Plant revealed the presence of primary and secondary metabolites like alkaloids, glycosides, flavonoids, steroids, saponins and tannins. This review will give the scientific information in a brief manner to the scientific community.
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Sahiba, Mehtab Ali, Divya Juyal. A review on pharmacognostical and phytochemical evaluation of Pyrus pashia buch-ham ex D. Don. Pharma Innovation 2018;7(5):186-189.