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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 3 (2020)

Review on pharmacological activities of Mangifera indica and Zingiber officinale

Author(s):

CH Jahnavi, K Jyothsna, D Lakshmi Geetika, G Shrutha Keerthi, D Santhosha and Dr. A Ramesh

Abstract:
Mango (Mangifera indica) which belongs to the family of Anacardiaceae, is a rich source of biologically active compound mangiferin, which is a natural xanthone C-glucoside.Mangiferin has been traditionally used in some parts of world as anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, analgesic, antipyretic, antioxidant, anti-cancer, antiviral, immunomodulatory, anthelminthic, anti-ageing, antidiabetic, lipometabolism regulating, cardioprotective, anti-hyperuricemic, neuroprotective and in obesity treatment.Ginger (Zingiber officinale) which belongs to the family of Zingiberaceae, has a long history of use in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine as anantiemetic, anticoagulant, anti-inflammatory, anti-ageing, gastrointestinal, and antiarthritic activities.

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How to cite this article:
CH Jahnavi, K Jyothsna, D Lakshmi Geetika, G Shrutha Keerthi, D Santhosha and Dr. A Ramesh. Review on pharmacological activities of Mangifera indica and Zingiber officinale. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(3):1166-1170.

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