TERMINALIA- A TREASURY OF PHARMACOLOGICAL BENEFITS A REVIEWAbstract
World major population was dependent on traditional medicines, derived from medicinal plants. Among which India plays a crucial role in health management using herbal derivatives and excipients. Majority of plants and their derivative products isolated from different parts shown to have significant therapeutic and pharmacological potentials. Various plants species have been envisaged, among which Terminalia is one of the treasuries in which all parts of this plant having therapeutic activity by isolation of different Phytocompounds in varying solvents according to polarity and nature of compounds isolated using extraction. The amount and quantity of phytochemicals present in different plants differ from one another. Among the various screened species of genus Terminalia, it was reported that around 200-250 species are widely used as traditional medicine in curing various ailments such anti-HIV reverse transcriptase, anti-diabetic, antioxidant, antifungal, anti-cancer, hepatoprotective, anti-inflammatory, anti-hepatitis and aphrodisiac effects. The aim of present study was to review its extracted phytoconstituents present in different parts along with their pharmacological benefits and usage. Which further helps emerging researchers to investigate the some unknown potential and therapeutic effects of these medicinal species.
S. Anjali *, D. Anju and D. Harish
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mahrashi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India.
22 October 2019
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