Classical taxonomy, quantitative and qualitative phytochemical profile of Embelia Tsjeriam-cottam (Roem. & Schult.) A. dc- a threatened Indian traditional species
Ananth V, Gideon V
Embelia tsjeriam-cottam (Roem. & Schult.) A.DC. is used in Indian system of medicine. This article presents results of gross morphology; anatomy and phytochemical investigations of revealed the presence of pharmaceutically important secondary metabolites compounds presented in high concentrations. Many of bioactive compounds have been determined as potent Antioxidant, anticancerous and antimicrobial. The study revealed that the plant is promising source for the production of many drugs against antibacterial, antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory antihelmintic, antifertility, antitumor, analgesic, cardioprotective and antioxidant activity in cure several human diseases.