HIMALAYAN BERGENIA: A COMPRENSIVE REVIEW
Bergenia stracheyi is also known as Himalayan bergenia is known species of genus bergenia in local people and not more exploited in scientific way. This is a source of Bergenin, Quercetin-3-0-α-L-rhamnoside, Kaempferol-3-0-α-L-rhamnoside constituents. Bergenin pentacetate is a derivatives of Bergenin and Bergenin-3,4,10,11-tetraacetate, Hexanoate, Benzoate, Decanoate, Myristate are the compound made from Bergenin pentacetate. Bergecins A and Bergecins B is the new compound searched on it. The entire compound has good activity checked on it such as antioxidant, antibacterial, antifungal anticancer.