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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 215-220

Chemical constituents of Asparagus


1 Department of Chemistry, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar, Garhwal - 246 174, India
2 Herbal Research and Development Institute, Gopeshwar, Chamoli - 246 401, Uttarakhand, India

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G P Joshi
Department of Chemistry, HNB Garhwal University, Srinagar, Garhwal - 246 174
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-7847.70921

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Asparagus species (family Liliaceae) are medicinal plants of temperate Himalayas. They possess a variety of biological properties, such as being antioxidants, immunostimulants, anti-inflammatory, antihepatotoxic, antibacterial, antioxytocic, and reproductive agents. The article briefly reviews the isolated chemical constituents and the biological activities of the plant species. The structural formula of isolated compounds and their distribution in the species studied are also given.


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