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GENERAL FEATURES

Name: Pilea microphylla
Synonyms/Scientific names: Pilea microphylla(L.) Liebm.[1]
Synonyms/common names :
Artillery plant, artillery weed[1]
Trade name:
Description: Family : Urticaceae[2]
Extract used:
Phyto-constituents
(active):
quercetin-3-O-rutinoside , 3-O-caffeoylquinic acid , luteolin-7-O-glucoside, apigenin-7-O-rutinoside, apigenin-7-O-β-D-glucopyranoside and quercetin[3]
Actions
& Indications:
Pharmcological Action-
Therapeutic indications:
Preclinical study-
Notes:
REFERENCES
1. CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Quattrocchi U, CRC Press, 2012, page no. 2929.
https://books.google.co.in/books?id=YC_lAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA2929
2. Pilea microphylla ; In : A Field Guide to Plants of Costa Rica by Gargiullo M, Oxford University Press, 2008.
https://books.google.co.in/books?id=8FqmWCAwdsIC&pg=PT1004
3. Bansal P et al, Phenolic compounds isolated from Pilea microphylla prevent radiation-induced cellular DNA damage. Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B 2011;1(4):226–235.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsb.2011.10.006