Yogesh Prabhakar Nikam

Department of Pharmacy, Shri Balaji Shikshan Prasarak Mandal College of Pharmacy, Maharastra, India


  • Review Article   
    Potent Ethanomedicinal Plant Semecarpus anacardium Linn: A Review
    Author(s): Yogesh Prabhakar Nikam40428*

    Semecarpus anacardium Linn. a potent ethanomedicinal plant belonging to FamilyAnacardiaceae, commonly known as ‘Bhallatak’ or ‘Bhilawa’.  It  has  potent medicinal value in Ayurveda and siddha system of medicine. Bhilawa is being used traditionally and ethanobotanically for several treatments. Phytochemical analysis of Semecarpus anacardium nut shows biologically active compounds such as biflavonoids, phenolic compounds, bhilawanols, minerals, vitamins and amino acids, which shows various medicinal properties. Traditional healers and physicians use formulations of Semecarpus anacardium in their clinical practice. In market there are number of formulations among them commonly used formulations are Amritbhallatak Avaleha, Bhallatakasav, Suran vatak, Bhallatak Parpati, Sanjeevani Vati, Narsimha choorna, etc. Several experiments hav.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.31858/0975-8453.13.5.349-355

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