Yogesh Prabhakar Nigam

Department of Pharmacognosy, Shri Balaji Shikshan Prasarak Mandal College of Pharmacy, Maharashtra, India


  • Review Article   
    The Bornean Mistletoes as Versatile Parasites: A Systematic Review
    Author(s): Yogesh Prabhakar Nigam37052*

    A natural parasite which grows on other trees also gives very effective benefits to humans. Although, the study and knowledge about the medicinal uses of mistletoes are still not in search, European mistletoes, Viscum album is most common species used in anticancer. Further, research reports 3 most precious species found in Borneo Island, namely Scurrula ferruginea, Dendrophthoe curvata Macrosolen cochinchinesis. This borneo species belongs Loranthaceae family. The phytochemicals present in mistletoes gives ethnomedicinal uses. They are tannins, alkaloids, loranthin, gallic acid, flavonols, phenolics and terpenoids. Components which are present give maximum therapeutic effects. Various components show various actions. The traditional and therapeutic uses of bornean mistletoes components includes anticancer, anti-microbial, anti-oxidative, anti-hypertensive, .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.31858/0975-8453.13.1.42-47

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