Chemical constituents from some plants of genus Achyranthes : A mini-review
Pradeep Kumar,  Navneet Singh
This paper contains review on isolated compounds from some plants of genus Achyranthes. Plants from this genus were used in traditional medicine in India, Kenya and Australia and other countries. Achyranthes aspera is used in several medicinal activities like ophthalmia, cutaneous disease, hydrophobia, and also useful in scorpion bites. Triterpenoid saponins and ecdysterone and long chain alcohols are the main chemical constituents in the Achyranthes aspera.
Keywords- Achyranthes aspera; Traditional medicine; Ophthalmia; Saponines; Ecdysterone;
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Pradeep Kumar,  Navneet Singh,   "Chemical constituents from some plants of genus Achyranthes : A mini-review"
, International Journal of Engineering Development and Research (IJEDR), ISSN:2321-9939, Volume.8, Issue 1, pp.178-184, January 2020, Available at :http://www.ijedr.org/papers/IJEDR2001035.pdf