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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 142517, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/142517
Research Article

An Important Indian Traditional Drug of Ayurveda Jatamansi and Its Substitute Bhootkeshi: Chemical Profiling and Antioxidant Activity

Pharmacognosy & Ethnopharmacology Division, CSIR- National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow 226001, India

Received 8 November 2012; Accepted 7 February 2013

Academic Editor: Weena Jiratchariyakul

Copyright © 2013 Madan Mohan Pandey et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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