A BRIEF REVIEW ON: PHYTOCHEMICAL AND ANTIULCER PROPERTIES OF PLANTS (FABACEAE FAMILY) USED BY TRIBAL PEOPLE OF GADCHIROLI INDIA.Abstract
Medicinal plants play a vital role in human health as these are nature’s gift to human beings to make disease-free, healthy lives. The various families such as Amaranthaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Euphorbaceae, Fabaceae, Malvaceae, Myrtaceae, Orchidaceae, Piperaceae, Solanaceae etc. comprises several medicinal properties distributed in the tropical and subtropical region of India. The medicinal usage of these families has been reported in the traditional systems of medicine. An exhaustive literature survey was performed on the medicinal plants of the district which revealed that 90 plants belong to different families is reported antiulcer property used by tribal region. Different parts of Fabiaceae family plant extract are widely used by tribal (Gond Madiya Jamat) of Gadchiroli to heal ulcer and relieve stomach pain without precipitating any side effects. The present review was conducted and focuses on the ethnomedical, phytochemical and antiulcer activity of different plant extracts of the Fabiaceae family.
Lalchand D. Devhare * and Niharika Gokhale
Oriental College of Pharmacy and Research, Oriental University Indore, Sanwer Road, Jakhya, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.
12 June 2022
02 September 2022
21 September 2022
01 April 2023