PHYTOCHEMICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF EUCALYPTUS GENUSAbstract
Eucalyptus is a diverse genus of flowering trees and shrubs in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae. Different chemical constituents such as Sideroxylonal C, (+)-oleuropeic acid, cypellocarpins A, B and C, cypellogins A, B and C, Leptospermone, Isoleptospermone, grandinol, various essential oils and many others have been isolated from plants of eucalyptus genus. Various eucalyptus species have been reported to possess potent pharmacological actions against diabetes, hepatotoxicity, inflammation, cancer etc. This review article is presented to compile all the updated information on phytochemical and pharmacological activities of Eucalyptus species which have been performed by widely different methods.