Journal: Journal of Pharmacy Research

Article Id: JPRS-PHDRS-0000647
Title: Salvadora Persica L (Tooth Brush Tree): A Review
Category: Pharmacognosy and Herbal Drugs related study
Section: Review Article
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    Salvadora persica L. also known as tooth brush tree belonging to the Salvadoraceae family. Plant has been reported to have anti-microbial, anti-plaque, aphrodisiac, alexiteric, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-pyretic, astringent, diuretic and bitter stomachic activities. It has great medicinal use in the treatment of nose troubles, piles, scabies, leucoderma, scurvy, gonorrhea, boils and toothache. It contains important phyto-constituents such as vitamin-c, salvadorine, salvadourea, alkaloids, trimethylamine, cyanogenic glycosides, tannins, saponins and salts mostly as chlorides.In view of the immense medicinal importance of the plant this review is an effort to compile all the information reported on its phytochemical, biological and pharmacological activities. The present review is an attempt to generate interest among the people regarding its immense potential in preventing and treating several common diseases like tooth decay, plaque etc.

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    *1Verma Rajesh, Purohit Suresh2, Bhandari Anil3 , Kumar Brijesh4, P. Priyanka5

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    1Department of Pharm. Chemistry., Marwar Pharmacy College, Kharda Bhandu, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.
    2Department of Pharmaceutics,Marwar Pharmacy College, Kharda Bhandu, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.
    3 Faculty of P’ceutical Sciences, Jodhpur National University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.
    4 Quality Assurance Department, Faculty of P’ceutical Sciences, Jodhpur National University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.
    5 Department of Pharm. Chemistry, Marwar Pharmacy College, Kharda Bhandu, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.

    Received on: 20-07-2009; Accepted on:15-10-2009

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    *1Verma Rajesh, Purohit Suresh2, Bhandari Anil3 , Kumar Brijesh4, P. Priyanka5

    Title:Salvadora Persica L (Tooth Brush Tree): A Review
    Journal:Journal of Pharmacy Research
    Vol(issue):2 (December)
    Year:2009
    Page No: (1809-1812)
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    Methodology:antimicrobial activity, chloride content.
    Research Materials: Salvadora Persica L (Tooth Brush Tree)

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Salvadora persica antimicrobial activity chloride content.

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