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Phytochemical, Analytical and Medicinal Studies of Holoptelea integrifolia Roxb. Planch - A Review

[ Vol. 5 , Issue. 4 ]


Vijay Kumar*, Simranjeet Singh, Ragini Bhadouria, Ravindra Singh and Om Prakash   Pages 270 - 277 ( 8 )


Holoptelea integrifolia Roxb. Planch (HI) has been used to treat various ailments including obesity, osteoarthritis, arthritis, inflammation, anemia, diabetes etc. To review the major phytochemicals and medicinal properties of HI, exhaustive bibliographic research was designed by means of various scientific search engines and databases. Only 12 phytochemicals have been reported including biologically active compounds like betulin, betulinic acid, epifriedlin, octacosanol, Friedlin, Holoptelin-A and Holoptelin-B. Analytical methods including the Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC), High-Performance Thin Layer Chromatography (HPTLC), High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) and Liquid Chromatography With Mass Spectral (LC-MS) analysis have been used to analyze the HI. From medicinal potency point of view, these phytochemicals have a wide range of pharmacological activities such as antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-tumor. In the current review, it has been noticed that the mechanism of action of HI with biomolecules has not been fully explored. Pharmacology and toxicological studies are very few. This seems a huge literature gap to be fulfilled through the detailed in-vivo and in-vitro studies.


Holoptelea integrifolia Roxb. Planch, chemistry, phytochemistry, analytical methods, pharmacology, toxicology.


CCRAS-RARIDD, Aamkho, Gwalior (M.P.) 474009, Department of Biotechnology, Lovely Professional University, Punjab 144111, Department of Biotechnology, KRG, Collage, Gwalior 474009, Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), New Delhi 110058, CCRAS-RARIDD, Aamkho, Gwalior (M.P.) 474009

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