Allium stracheyi (Baker), the endangered and traditional medicinally important herb of Uttarakhand Himalaya, India: A Review


  • Manindra Mohan, S. Zafar Haider, Shiv Shanker Gautam, Prashant Singh



Allium stracheyi; phytochemistry; pharmacological application; sulfur contents; traditional importance


 Allium stracheyi (Alliaceae), is the high-altitude growing plant, commonly known as Jamboo, and Dhungar in Uttarakhand, India. It is a good source of income for the tribal communities and cultivars of Uttarakhand with medicinally and economically importance. A. stracheyi has higher amount of fibre and protein contents with lower fat and carbohydrates. It is used in various ailments. Considering phytoconstituents studies revealed different types of compounds like hydrocarbons, terpenes, terpenoids and sulfur-containing components as volatile constituents. The present study aimed to provide a general review of the available literature of A. stracheyi on phytochemistry, biological activities and pharmacological uses with special reference to traditional and economic importance.


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How to Cite

Shiv Shanker Gautam, Prashant Singh, M. M. S. Z. H. “Allium Stracheyi (Baker), the Endangered and Traditional Medicinally Important Herb of Uttarakhand Himalaya, India: A Review”. Research in Pharmacy, vol. 9, Apr. 2019, pp. 01-05, doi:10.25081/rip.2019.v9.5486.



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