Calotropis Procera (Asclepiadaceae) : A Review

Authors(1) :-Sunita Verma

Calotropis procera belongs to the family Asclepiadaceae. It is a erect, soft wooded, evergreen perennial shrub. C. procera commonly known as “Akra” and “milk weed”. All the parts (root, stem, leaf and flowers) of C. procera are in common use in traditionally system of medicine. The present paper is an attempt to provide a detailed botanical description, classification, pharmacological study of the plant.

Authors and Affiliations

Sunita Verma
Maharaja Ganga Singh University, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India

Medicinal, Drug, Anticancer, Antifertility

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 6 | November-December 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 487-490
Manuscript Number : IJSRST162673
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Sunita Verma, " Calotropis Procera (Asclepiadaceae) : A Review", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 2, Issue 6 , pp.487-490 , November-December-2016.
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