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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 10, Issue 2 (2021)

Review on Ethnobotany and phytopharmacology of Cardiospermum halicacabum Linn. (Sapindaceae)

Author(s):

Mariyam Farisha A and KP Jaiganesh

Abstract:
Herbal plant serves as a vital source for curing various acute and chronic disorders for both human and animals. Those herbal medicines are used to treat common ailments and various life threatening disorders. Medicinal plants were used extensively in the present world because of its safety, efficacy and having a little or no side effects. In this review article, the major phytochemical constituents which are involved for the pharmacological properties of Cardiospermum halicacabum Linn are summarized. Secondary metabolites include phenols, polyphenols, phytosterols, tannins, saponins, flavonoids, sugars, steroids, lignins, cardiac glycosides, aminoacids are present. Pharmacological activities like anti-microbial, anti- inflammatory activity, analgesic, anti-parasitic, anti-filarial, anti-malarial, anti-histaminic, anti-anxiety, nephroprotective, anti-ulcer, antipyretic, anti-diarrhoeal activity, anti-hyperglycemic activity are showed.

Pages: 1354-1357  |  807 Views  341 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Mariyam Farisha A and KP Jaiganesh. Review on Ethnobotany and phytopharmacology of Cardiospermum halicacabum Linn. (Sapindaceae). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(2):1354-1357.

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