SYZYGIUM CUMINI (LINN.) – AN OVERVIEW ON MORPHOLOGY, CULTIVATION, TRADITIONAL USES AND PHARMACOLOGYAbstract
Syzygium cumini (L.) is a widely used medicinal plant for the management of various diseases. Syzygium cumini posses various chemical constituent which are responsible for pharmacological activity. This plant reported to possess many pharmacological activities like anti- diabetic activity, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-diarrhoeal activity, antiviral, antifertility activity, gastroprotective, antipyretic, anti-histaminic, antimicrobial and antiplaque. The present review presents specific information on morphology of plant, cultivation of plant, traditional uses and pharmacological actions of S. cumini (L.). Further applications of Syzygium cumini (Linn.) in the field of novel drug delivery has been also elaborated in the review. Apart from its application in the management of various ailments there is need to explore chemical and toxicity concern of Syzygium cumini (Linn.).
R. K. Bijauliya *, S. Alok, M. Sabharwal and D. K. Chanchal
Department of Pharmacognosy, Institute of Pharmacy, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India.
22 December, 2017
29 April, 2018
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01 September, 2018