Isolation of Saponin from Tridex Procumbens (Asteraceae)

Author(s): S. Urmaliya, M. D. Bharti, V. Jain, V. Agnihotri, R. C. Saxena, Umrao Singh Baghel and Rahul Saxena

Tridex procumbens which is a terrestrial weed was selected for the present study. The alcoholic and water extract at 100 mg/kg body weight showed 67% inhibition to the mast cells. The compound isolated revealed a triterpenoid saponin which is antihistaminic.

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