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GENERAL FEATURES

Name: Rhodiola imbricata
Synonyms/Scientific names: Rhodiola imbricata Edgew.[1]
Synonyms/common names :
Trade name:
Description: Family : Crassulaceae[2]
Extract used: hydro-alcoholic rhizome extract[3] and aqueous extract[4] has been used in radioprotection study.
Phyto-constituents
(active):
roots:
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]
Actions
& Indications:
Pharmcological Action-
hepatoprotective in rats[6]
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, 2016, page no. 3200.
https://books.google.co.in/books?id=-37OBQAAQBAJ&pg=PA3200
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.
https://books.google.co.in/books?id=z8x5dTk0sAwC&pg=PA360
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.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11010-005-0822-4
4. Goel HC et al, Radioprotection by Rhodiola imbricata in mice against whole-body lethal irradiation. J Med Food 2006;9 (2):154–160.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jmf.2006.9.154
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.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0052797
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.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sjbs.2014.04.001