Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2012

ISSN Print :  2231-5705

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A Review on Ceiba pentandra and its medicinal features



Address:   A. Elumalai*, Nikhitha Mathangi, Adarsh Didala, Raju Kasarla, Yetcharla Venkatesh
Department of Pharmacognosy, Anurag Pharmacy College, Ananthagiri (v), Kodad(M), Nalgonda (Dt), Andhra Pradesh, India, 508 206.
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
Herbal drugs are traditional method of treating the diseases in worldwide, the plant having ability to treat the diseases also known as medicinal plant. Several types of medicinal plants are breathing in the nature and effective in different type of diseases. In traditional systems of medicine, different parts (leaves, stems, roots and even whole plant) of Ceiba pentandra have been recommended for the treatment of bronchitis, diabetics, diarrhoea, dysentery, skin diseases, arthritis, painful eye diseases, chronic fever, insect bite etc. All parts of this plant have numerous therapeutic activities for the treatment of a variety of diseases. It is known as a rich source of tannins, flavonoids and glycosides. This review highlights the use of Ceiba pentandra for the treatment of different disorders and presents the author’s approach to the scientific assessment on Ceiba pentandra as potential source of therapeutic agents.
KEYWORDS:
Ceiba pentandra, diabetics, diarrhoea, review.
Cite:
A. Elumalai, Nikhitha Mathangi, Adarsh Didala, Raju Kasarla, Yetcharla Venkatesh . A Review on Ceiba pentandra and its medicinal features. Asian J. Pharm. Tech. 2(3): July-Sept. 2012; Page 83-86.
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