what is the important source for drug diosgenin?



what is the important source for drug diosgenin?..

Answer / bhanu

Balanites roxburghii,a wlid tree growing in rajasthan
deserts is an important source of drug diosgenin.
It is an imp ingredient of the contraceptive pill and
steroidal hormones particularly testosterone.Roots of this
plant contains 1% diosgenin.

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