Nyctanthes arbor-tristis: a comprehensive review

  • Jaspal Singh St. Soldier Institute of Pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C), Jalandhar-Amritsar by pass NH-1 Jalandhar-144011, Punjab, India
  • Amar Pal Singh St. Soldier Institute of Pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C), Jalandhar-Amritsar by pass NH-1 Jalandhar-144011, Punjab, India
  • Ajeet Pal Singh St. Soldier Institute of Pharmacy, Lidhran Campus, Behind NIT (R.E.C), Jalandhar-Amritsar by pass NH-1 Jalandhar-144011, Punjab, India


The Indian medicinal herb Nyctanthes arbor-tristis Linn. (NAT) is well-known. It is often referred to as "Parijat" and is a critically endangered species in India. Crude extracts and refined chemicals from seeds, such as 4-hydroxy-hexahydrobenzofuran-7-one, 6-hydroxyloganin, and Arbortristoside A, a polysaccharide from the leaves, and Naringenin from the stem, may all be sources of active pharmacological agents. In Ayurveda, the plant is used for a variety of pharmacological effects, including anticancer, antiparasitic, antimalarial, immunostimulant, hepatoprotective, antiviral, anti-diabetic, and anti-allergy activity.

Keywords: Nyctanthes arbortristis, Traditional, Phytochemistry profile, Pharmacology activities


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Singh, J., A. P. Singh, and A. P. Singh. “Nyctanthes Arbor-Tristis: A Comprehensive Review”. World Journal of Current Medical and Pharmaceutical Research, Vol. 3, no. 4, July 2021, pp. 74-78, doi:10.37022/wjcmpr.v3i4.181.
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