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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 1 (2020)

Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. (Papilionaceae): A review of medicinal uses, Phytochemistry and pharmacology

Author(s):

Mehreen Zaheer, Salman Ahmed and Muhammad Mohtasheemul Hassan

Abstract:
Vigna unguiculata(L.) Walp. (Papilionaceae) is a medicinally important plant and is used for the treatment of different diseases. Alkaloids, phenols, flavonoids and phytic acid have been reported from this plant. Antioxidant, antidiabetic and hypocholesterolemic activities are reported by Vigna unguiculata. The present review is an attempt to compile all the previous data on the basis of its medicinal uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology reported in the previous articles.

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How to cite this article:
Mehreen Zaheer, Salman Ahmed and Muhammad Mohtasheemul Hassan. Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. (Papilionaceae): A review of medicinal uses, Phytochemistry and pharmacology. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(1):1149-1152.

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