OROXYLUM INDICUM: AN OVERVIEWAbstract
Oroxylum indicum (O. indicum), commonly known as the Indian trumpet tree, belonging to the family Bignoniaceae, is a medicinally important, small, or medium-sized plant used to treat various diseases and also has its importance in the traditional system of medicine. Various parts of the plant have been proved to possess useful pharmacological activities. It is native to the Indian subcontinent, extending to Sri Lanka, China, and Malaysia. A variety of experimental studies has been performed both in-vitro and in-vivo to determine the various uses of the plant. Also, various important chemical constituents have been isolated, which act as a source of medicinally important compounds. Flavonoids, the most abundant and important constituents, are found in almost all parts of the plant. Several studies have been performed to reveal information on O. indicum. The aim of writing this review is to compile information from published materials on various aspects of the plant.
V. G. Kanase *, P. M. Pandagale and S. M. Dani
Department of Pharmacology, Oriental College of Pharmacy, Sanpada, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
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