ARTEMISIA PALLENS WALL: LOOKING INTO EMERGING PHARMACOLOGICAL POTENTIALS OF THIS IMPERATIVE INDIAN MEDICINAL PLANT
Because of their effectiveness, potency, and lack of side effects, natural herbal medicines are in high demand for primary health care in developing countries. Plants and their extracts have been studied and identified for bioactive components that lead to a variety of medicinal properties since ancient times. The Asteraceae family includes Artemisia pallens Wall, a medicinally significant herb. The phytochemical analysis of plant parts revealed the existence of alkaloids, phenols, phenylpropanoids, glycosides, flavonoids, saponin, triterpene, hormones, fatty acids, fatty esters hydrocarbons, among other substances that may be included in herbal medications to treat a variety of ailments. Measles, asthma, cold, obesity, diabetes, and high blood pressure have also been treated with A. pallens in Ayurvedic medicine. The plant's essential oil, Davana, has antimicrobial, anthelmintic, antipyretic, anti-spasmodic, wound-healing, stimulant, and other medicinal properties. It is the most essential aromatic plant used commercially in the perfumery and cosmetics industries, and India is the world's largest exporter of Davana oil. The present research focuses on the current clinical significance of A. palllens, as well as several possible potential insights.
Keywords: Artemisia pallens, Phytochemicals, Davana, Natural, Traditional, Therapeutics.
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