Pharmacology of Red Sanders

  • T. Pullaiah
  • V. Damodara Reddy


A wide array of biological activities and potential health benefits of P. santalinus have been reported including antioxidative, antidiabetic, antimicrobial, anticancer, anti-inflammatory properties as well as protective effects on the liver, gastric mucosa and nervous systems. All these protective effects were attributed to bioactive compounds present in P. santalinus. The present chapter describes the pharmacological effects of P. santalinus in health and disease with an update.


Cosmeceuticals Antioxidant Antidiabetic Antimicrobial Anticancer Anti-inflammatory Hepatoprotective Wound healing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Pullaiah
    • 1
  • V. Damodara Reddy
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BotanySri Krishnadevaraya UniversityAnantapurIndia
  2. 2.Department of BiochemistrySri Krishnadevaraya UniversityAnantapurIndia

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