A REVIEW ON PHYTOCHEMICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF Syzygium caryophyllatum

Pemmereddy, Ramadevi and Chandrashekar, KS and Pai, Sreedhara Ranganath K and Pai, Vasudev and Mathew, Anna and Kamath, Venkatesh B (2022) A REVIEW ON PHYTOCHEMICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF Syzygium caryophyllatum. Rasayan Journal of Chemistry, 15 (1). pp. 1-11. ISSN 0974-1496

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Abstract

Syzygium caryophyllatum, widely known as wild black plum, belongs to Myrtaceae. The tender leaves of Syzygium caryophyllatum are commonly used by folklore practitioners, particularly for stomatitis, diarrhea, blood-mucous stools, wounds, and ulcers. The plant contains numerous bioactive constituents like terpenoids, carotenoids, flavonoids, coumarins, saponins, glycosides, amino acids, sugars, fatty acids, lipids in significant amounts. The plant has reported anti-microbial effects, antioxidant, antidiabetic, and anticancer activities. The present review describes the botanical aspects, phytochemical constituents, pharmacological actions of Syzygium caryophyllatum to authenticate its use as a multipurpose medicinal herb.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Syzygium caryophyllatum; folkloric herb; essential oils; phytoconstituents; pharmacological activities.
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacognosy
Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2022 06:19
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2022 06:19
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/158488

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