Volume No. :   10

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2018

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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Artocarpus Heterophyllus: Review Study on Potential Activities

Address:   Mohammed Haleel P M 1, Rashid K2, C. Senthil Kumar3
1Lecturer, Ayisha Majeed College of Pharmacy, Vavvakkavu Kollam
2Lecturer, Jamiyasalafiya Pharmacy College, Malapuram
3Professor, Karpagam College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2321-5836.2018.00005.8

Jackfruit (Artocarpusheterophyllus) is one of the most significanttrees in tropical home gardens and perhaps the most widespread and useful tree in the important genus Artocarpus. The aim of the present review is to present comprehensive informationof the chemical constituents, biological and pharmacological research on ArtocarpusHeterophylluswhich will be presented and critically evaluated. Traditionally, this plant is used in the treatment of various diseases especially for treatment against inflammation, malarialfever, diarrhoea, diabetes and tapeworm infection.The plant contain various constituents such as ,the major Protein Jacalin, and flavonoids, stilbenoids,colouring matters, Morin, Dihydromorin, Cynomacurin, Artocarpin, Isoartocarpin, Carotens, Some Essential Amino Acids. The extracts and metabolites ofArtocarpus particularly those from leaves, bark, stem and fruit possess several useful bioactive compoundsand are used in the various biologicalactivities including antibacterial, antitubercular, antiviral, antifungal, antiplatelet, antiarthritic, tyrosinaseinhibitory and cytotoxicity.The purpose of this review is to reveal the possible effect of this plant in the development of therapeutically active drugs.
Artocarpusheterophyllus, Antidiabetic, Jacalin, Antibacterial.
Mohammed Haleel P M , Rashid K, C. Senthil Kumar. Artocarpus Heterophyllus: Review Study on Potential Activities. Res. J. Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics.2018; 10(1): 24-28.
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