• Pankaj Phukan Assam University, Silchar
  • Meenakshi Bawari Department of Biotechnology
  • Mahuya Sengupta Department of Biotechnology


Neuroprotection, North-East India, Herbal Medicine, Neurotoxicity, Neuroprotective plant


Neuroprotection is a broad term commonly used to refer therapeutic strategies that can prevent, delay or even reverse neuronal damage. Herbal medicines are widely used across the globe as economical, effective and safer alternative remedies. North-East (NE) India harbours a large number of medicinal plants, it falls under Indo-Burma global hotspot one of the 34 global biodiversity hotspots. In traditional practice of medicines, people here uses a variety of medicinal plants for the treatment of various ailments. The purpose of this manuscript is to review the plants with neuroprotective potential from NE India and to provide the reference for future study of new and alternative remedies for the treatment of neurological ailments.




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Pankaj Phukan, Assam University, Silchar

Department of Life science and Bioinformatics


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Phukan, P., M. Bawari, and M. Sengupta. “PROMISING NEUROPROTECTIVE PLANTS FROM NORTH-EAST INDIA”. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol. 7, no. 3, Mar. 2015, pp. 28-39,



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