AN UPDATE OF PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIVITY OF PSIDIUM GUAJAVA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF VARIOUS DISORDERSAbstract
In the recent years, the use of herbal products has been increasing in developing countries. Psidium guajava Linn. (Guava) family Myrtaceae is an important dietary plant used traditionally for medicinal purpose around the world. The fruit part of the guava is used because of its food and nutritional value but other part of the guava plant are used in the traditional system due to their medicinal properties. Since each part of the guava tree possess the economic value. The pharmacological and medicinal use have demonstrated the ability of this plant to exhibit antioxidant, hepatoprotective, antiallergic, antimicrobial, anticancer, cardioprotective, antidiabetic, ant cough, antidote properties. This review delineate with intervention of Psidium guajava in the management of various disorders.
Dev Rishika* and Ramica Sharma
Rayat Institute of Pharmacy, Rail majra, S.B.S Nagar-144533, Punjab, India
02 July, 2012
04 August, 2012
16 September, 2012