TRIUMFETTA RHOMBOIDEA: A REVIEW ON ITS PHYTOCHEMICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL PROFILEAbstract
Triumfetta rhomboidea, often known as diamond burbark or Chinese bur, is a member of the Tiliaceae family. The plant is known as a weed, but a number of medicinal properties have been reported for its different parts. It is a tropical and subtropical shrub that can be found in India, Ceylon, the Malay Peninsula, China, Africa, and America. According to phytochemical analysis, it contains carbohydrate glycosides, phytosterol, steroids, flavonoids, tannin & phenolic compounds, and triterpenoids, which can be associated with various pharmacological properties such as antioxidant, antimicrobial, antitumor, antibacterial, diuretic, anti-diabetic, antiproliferative, anti-inflammatory, antitubercular, anthelmintic and lactogenic properties. This review mainly focuses on the traditional uses of various plant parts, phytochemical constituents and reported pharmacological activities.
Nutan Kendre * and Pravin Wakte
Department of Chemical Technology, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India.
23 January 2022
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