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International Journal of Chemical Studies

Vol. 6, Issue 2 (2018)
A review on Pithecellobium dulce: A potential medicinal tree


Author(s): Srinivas G, Geeta HP, Shashikumar JN and Champawat

Abstract: Pithecellobium dulce a plant of many uses which has versatile role in traditional system of medicine. Several studies are being conducted regarding the efficacy of whole plant or its parts for treatment of different diseases and aliments. The active compound of the plant includes flavonoids, sterols, tannins, triterpenoids etc. The health promoting properties due to the presence of proteins, carbohydrates, steroids etc. and diseases preventing properties such as antioxidant, antifungal, antiviral, antibacterial, anti-diabetic, diastolic, diuretic, anthlmintic effects antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, hypoglycemic and sedative activities which has been investigated and verified by modern scientific research. The various properties of therapeutic properties of Pithecellobium dulce have been discussed in the present paper.

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How to cite this article:
Srinivas G, Geeta HP, Shashikumar JN, Champawat. A review on Pithecellobium dulce: A potential medicinal tree. Int J Chem Stud 2018;6(2):540-544.
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