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Adangam Purath Shahid
Kerala Forest Research Institute
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Adangam Purath Shahid1
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(Kerala Forest Research Institute),
Nanu Sasidharan2
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(Kerala Forest Research Institute)
+ 4 AuthorsThekkekara Devassy Babu4
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Abstract Saraca asoca (Fabaceae) is a prime ingredient in Asokarishta , a well-known Ayurvedic preparation for gynecological ailments. Due to scarcity, adulteration or substitution of related raw drugs is a common practice in its preparation. The bark of Kingiodendron pinnatum (Roxb. ex DC.) Harms, morphologically similar to S. asoca (Asoka) is a widely used substitute. The present study aimed to evaluate the pharmacological effectiveness of K. pinnatum as an alternative for S. asoca in Asokaris...
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