International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 4, Issue 5 (2019)

Pharmacological and Phytochemistry studies of Withania somnifera Dunal plant in Indian Ayurvedic system of medicine


RB Singh

Withania somnifera Dunal is a highly acclaimed species in the Indian Ayurvedic system of medicine. In Ayurvedic, it is known to promote physical and mental health and used to treat almost all the disorder that affect the human health and having high medicinal significance. It had natural sources of withanolids known as steroidal lactones which are used as ingredients in many formulations for a variety of diseases. Many pharmacological studies have been conducted to investigate the properties of multipurpose medicinal agent. Present investigation to revealed a consolidated account of pharmacology and Phytochemistry studies in Withania somnifera Dunal plant.
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