Traditional uses, medicinal properties, and phytopharmacology of Ficus racemosa: a review

Ahmed, F. and Asna Urooj (2010) Traditional uses, medicinal properties, and phytopharmacology of Ficus racemosa: a review. Talanta, 48 (6). pp. 672-681. ISSN 1873-3573

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Abstract

Ficus racemosa Linn. (Moraceae) is a popular medicinal plant in India, which has long been used in Ayurveda, the ancient system of Indian medicine, for various diseases/disorders including diabetes, liver disorders, diarrhea, inflammatory conditions, hemorrhoids, respiratory, and urinary diseases. F. racemosa is pharmacologically studied for various activities including antidiabetic, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, antitussive, hepatoprotective, and antimicrobial activities. A wide range of phytochemical constituents have been identified and isolated from various parts of F. racemosa. In this review, a comprehensive account of its traditional uses, phytochemical constituents, and pharmacological effects is presented in view of the many recent findings of importance on this plant.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Life Science > Food Science and Nutrition
Divisions: Department of > Food Science and Nutrition
Depositing User: lpa manjunath user
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2019 10:58
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2019 11:13
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/5016

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