The present paper deals with preliminary phytochemical evaluation of certain crude drugs used for cancer. Based on the folklore data obtained from adivasis of Rayalaseema region, Andhra Pradesh, 15 species were collected in the forests of Eastern Ghats in the region. Three species were recorded as new formulations, which are hither to not reported earlier. The preliminary phytochemical screening was conducted on the drug samples, and composition of various groups of constituents was discussed.
Krishnaiah, P. Venkata; Ratnam, K. Venkata; and Raju, R. R. Venkata
"Preliminary Phytochemical Evaluation of Certain Anticancer Crude Drugs Used by Adivasis of Rayalaseema Region, Andhra Pradesh, India,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2008
, Article 93.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2008/iss1/93