Vol. 5, Issue 1 (2016)
Pharmacological activities of Baheda (Terminalia bellerica): A review
Author(s): Anindita Deb, Sikha Barua, Dr. Biswajit Das
Abstract: Terminalia bellerica Roxb (combretaceae) is found widely throughout the Indian subcontinent, Sri Lanka, South- East Asia, Bangladesh as a medicinal plant. Plant and plant parts are used in the traditional system of medicines like Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani & Chinese medicine. The plant is constituted of Glucoside, Tannins, Gallic acid, Ethyl Gallate, Chebulinic acid which serves as an antioxidant, antimicrobial, antidiarrheal, anticancer, antihypertensive, hepatoprotective& antipyretic agent. This review sites the information on pharmacological activities of Terminalia bellerica which may serve as a source for further research studies.
How to cite this article:
Anindita Deb, Sikha Barua, Dr. Biswajit Das. Pharmacological activities of Baheda (Terminalia bellerica): A review. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2016; 5(1): 194-197.