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Pharmacognosy of Dracaena trifasciata

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      Research & Reviews: A Journal of Pharmacology

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      Deadline for Manuscript Submission

      March 31st, 2023

      Deadline for Publication

      April 15, 2023

    Special Issue Description

    Dear Collegues,

    Traditional medicine system of India comprises varieties of plants which are played a significant role in curing diseases since ancient times. Among them, Dracaena trifasciata is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae, native to tropical West Africa from Nigeria east to the Congo. It is most commonly known as the snake plant, Saint George's sword, mother-in-law's tongue, and viper's bowstring hemp, among other names.

    Until 2017, it was known under the synonym Sansevieria trifasciata. in curing fever, rheumatism, skin diseases, abdominal disorders, snake bite, and obesity, and helps to regulate blood sugar levels. The plant constituents have been reported for possessing antimicrobial, antioxidant, antiulcer, anti-inflammatory, hypolipidemic, hepatoprotective, and hypoglycemic properties. This review provides a bird's eye view of geographical distribution, physicochemical parameters, phytoconstituents, and pharmacological properties of Dracaena trifasciata.


    * Dracaena trifasciata
    * Folklore
    * Hypoglycemic
    * Medicinal plant
    * phytoconstituents

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