• Printed Journal
  • Indexed Journal
  • Refereed Journal
  • Peer Reviewed Journal
Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Issue 3 (2018)

A review on importance of medicinal plants

Author(s):

Mukhan Wati, Komal Duhan and M Khabiruddin

Abstract:
This article aims to provide a comprehensive review on the phytochemical and pharmacological aspects of Cassia fistula and its sister species. In traditional medicine have been used as antipyretics, analgesic, laxative, diabetes, hematemesis, leucoderma and intestinal disorder. The different parts of these plant contain a variety of biologically active compounds such as phenols, flavonoids, alkaloid, glycosides, tannin, saponin and terpenoids, those have various medicinal properties. The fruit, seeds and defatted seed cake and stem bark extracts shows various activities like antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antidiabetic, hypolipidemic, hepato-protective, antimicrobial, antitumor, antiulcer etc.

Pages: 1278-1281  |  1015 Views  294 Downloads


Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
How to cite this article:
Mukhan Wati, Komal Duhan and M Khabiruddin. A review on importance of medicinal plants. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(3):1278-1281.

Call for book chapter