Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  6

Year :  2011

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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Ayurvedic, Phytochemical and Pharmacological profile of Aegle marmeolus (Linn.) Corrae - A Review



Address:   Ajay Kumar Meena1, Himanshu Sehgal1*, M. M. Rao1, P. Panda1 and M. M. Padhi2
1National Institute of Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Research, Patiala – 147001, Punjab, (India).
2Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, Janakpuri, Delhi-110058, (India).
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
The scientific basis for the statement that plant and their active constituents play an important role in the prevention diseases is continuously advancing. Most sacred herb in Indian mythology, Bael (Bilva), word Bilva means that kills all the diseases has several medicinal properties. As mentioned in Dhanvantri nigantu, in 10th century that the unripe fruit is sangrahi, the research also shows the same result that unripe fruit is most effective remedy for chronic diarrhea and dysentery without fever. The present review deals with its history, origin, distribution, cultivators, nutritive value, phytochemical properties and therapeutic uses of Aegle marmeolus. It is antidysentary, anti diarrheal, antimicrobial, antipyretic, anti inflammatory, analgesic, cardio protective, antidiabetic, anticancerous, antispermatogenic, radio protective and also cures peptic ulcer and respiratory infections.
KEYWORDS:
Aegle marmeolus, anticancerous, phytochemical, diarrhea.
Cite:
Ajay Kumar Meena, Himanshu Sehgal, MM Rao, P Panda, MM Padhi. Ayurvedic, Phytochemical and Pharmacological profile of Aegle marmeolus (Linn.) Corrae - A Review. Research J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics. 2011; 3(6): 340-344.
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