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Name: Rhodiola imbricata
Synonyms/Scientific names: Rhodiola imbricata Edgew.[1]
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Trade name:
Description: Family : Crassulaceae[2]
Extract used: hydro-alcoholic rhizome extract[3] and aqueous extract[4] has been used in radioprotection study.
1-pentacosanol; stigmast-5-en-3-ol, (3β,24S); 1-teracosanol; 1-henteracontanol; 17-pentatriacontene; 13-tetradecen-1-ol acetate; methyl tri-butyl ammonium chloride; bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate; 7,8-dimethylbenzocyclooctene; ethyl linoleate; 3-methoxy-5-methylphenol; hexadecanoic acid; camphor; 1,3-dimethoxybenzene; thujone; 1,3-benzenediol, 5-pentadecyl; benzenemethanol, 3-hydroxy, 5- methoxy; cholest-4-ene-3,6-dione; dodecanoic acid, 3-hydroxy; octadecane, 1-chloro; ethanone, 1-(4-hydroxyphenyl); atocopherol; ascaridole; campesterol; 1-dotriacontane; heptadecane, 9-hexyl[5]
& Indications:
Pharmcological Action-
hepatoprotective in rats[6]
Therapeutic indications:
Preclinical study-
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, 2016, page no. 3200.
2. Appendix. I. List of multipurpose tree species yielding both timber and NTFPs and shrub and herb species of NTFP importance ; In : Inventory of Forest Resources for Sustainable Management & Biodiversity, Conservation with Lists of Multipurpose Tree Species Yielding Both Timber & Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs), and Shrub & Herb Species of NTFP Importance, Indus Publication, 1998, page no. 360.
3. Arora R et al, Evaluation of radioprotective activities of Rhodiola imbricata Edgew – A high altitude plant. Mol Cell Biochem 2005;273(1-2): 209–223.
4. Goel HC et al, Radioprotection by Rhodiola imbricata in mice against whole-body lethal irradiation. J Med Food 2006;9 (2):154–160.
5. Tayade AB et al, Chemometric profile of root extracts of Rhodiola imbricata Edgew. with hyphenated gas chromatography mass spectrometric technique. PLoS ONE 2013;8(1): e52797.
6. Senthilkumar R, Chandran R, Parimelazhagan T, Hepatoprotective effect of Rhodiola imbricata rhizome against paracetamol-induced liver toxicity in rats. Saudi J Biol Sci 2014; 21(5): 409–416.