A Review on Phytochemical Composition and Pharmacological Aspects of the Genus Alstonia

  • Ramya Madhiri Andhra University
  • G. Vijayalakshmi GITAM University
Keywords: Herbal medicine, Alstonia, phytochemical constituents, Pharmacological studies


Herbal medicines contribute a major share of officially recognized health care systems. Scientific research was trending on the isolation of active compounds of herbal origin. The present review concentrate on important species, active constituents, pharmacological aspects, identification tests for active constituents and the important research work carried out on the genus Alstonia which may be helpful for the future research work.

Author Biographies

Ramya Madhiri, Andhra University

Department of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, AU college of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
Andhra University, Visakhapatnam,
AP, India

G. Vijayalakshmi, GITAM University

Department of Biotechnology,
GIT, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam,
AP, India


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How to Cite
Madhiri, R. and Vijayalakshmi, G. 2018. A Review on Phytochemical Composition and Pharmacological Aspects of the Genus Alstonia. PharmaTutor. 6, 1 (Jan. 2018), 50-55. DOI:https://doi.org/10.29161/PT.v6.i1.2018.50.