International Journal of Botany Studies

International Journal of Botany Studies


International Journal of Botany Studies
International Journal of Botany Studies
Vol. 7, Issue 4 (2022)

Anemone rivularis Buch.-Ham. ex DC. (Ranunculaceae) in India: A review on its taxonomy, ethnomedicinal and chemical profiling


Pravesh Rajput, Raza Waris, Priyanka Agnihotri

Anemone rivularis Buch.-Ham. ex DC. belongs to family Ranunculaceae, a perennial herb mainly distributed in temperate and subtropical climates in both Northern and Southern hemispheres. In India, it abundantly found in the Indian Himalayan region. This species is chemically, genetically and geographically variable and have variable vernacular names and a wide range of medicinal uses, including rheumatoid arthritis, dysentery, stomach-ache, malaria, stress and anxiety, snakebite, burns, cuts and wounds. A. rivularis traditionally used to treat inflammation and cancer. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the existing literature on A. rivularis decoction from different aspects: taxonomical, pharmacological, chemical constituents and conservation status. It will provide reference for further research in different species of Anemone.
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Pravesh Rajput, Raza Waris, Priyanka Agnihotri. Anemone rivularis Buch.-Ham. ex DC. (Ranunculaceae) in India: A review on its taxonomy, ethnomedicinal and chemical profiling. International Journal of Botany Studies, Volume 7, Issue 4, 2022, Pages 124-130
International Journal of Botany Studies