Micheliachampacalinn: A Review of its Ethnobotany, Phytochemical and Pharmacological Profile

Datta, Vishnu and Chandrashekar, KS and Lobo, Richard and Gupta, Daksha and Gupta, Nilesh (2012) Micheliachampacalinn: A Review of its Ethnobotany, Phytochemical and Pharmacological Profile. International Journal of Pharma World Research, 3 (2). 01-11. ISSN 0976-111X

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World is endowedwith a rich heritage of medicinal plants. The use of medicinal agents presumably predates the earliest recorded history. The medicinal plants are widely used by the traditional practitioners for various ailments. Micheliachampaca(Magnoliaceae) is a well known plant used in the traditional system of medicine. Various parts of this plant is used in Indian system of medicine. The plant include phytochemicals are 9,12-Octadecadienoic acid, methyl ester, 2-Propanone, linalool, methyl benzoate, benzyl acetate, cis-linalool oxide (pyranoid), phenyl acetonitrile, 2-phenyl ethyl alcohol, dihydro β-ionone, α-ionone, β-ionone, dihydro-β-ionol (0.3–3.8%), methyl anthranilate, indole and methyl linoleate. The various pharmacological study of M.champaca reported to have antimicrobial, antioxidant, anticancer, anti-infective, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and anthelmintic activity. This review discusses on botany, traditional use, phytochemical and pharmacological data of the plant.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Micheliachampaca,phytochemistry,pharmacology,Ethno botany
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacognosy
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2013 06:47
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2013 06:47
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/79762

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