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International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Analysis

2022, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A

Phytochemical and biological activities of Pinus wallichiana: A short review


Author(s): Khaled Rashed

Abstract: Pinus wallichiana A.B. Jacks is known as the blue pine and it is one of the important conifer that grows all along the Himalayan range from Afghanistan in the west to Myanmar and China in the east covering the Himalayan regions of Pakistan, Nepal and India. It is found in the upper region of the mountains and often remains associated with other gymnosperms. The plant is of immense ethnobotanical relevance and finds extensive use among the people inhabiting the mountainous region. They are primarily valued for its timber and used for construction and infrastructural purposes. Medicinally this plant is very important. Throughout the Himalayan region the plant is used for the cure of a number of diseases including treatment of fever, cough and cold, bone fracture, healing of injury and wounds, rheumatic pain, arthritis, inflammations etc. The plant is rich with terpenoids and flavonoids and has strong antioxidant effect and other biological activities.

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How to cite this article:
Khaled Rashed. Phytochemical and biological activities of Pinus wallichiana: A short review. Int J Pharm Sci Drug Anal 2022;2(1):38-40.
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Analysis