PHYTOPHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF MELOTHRIA MADERASPATANA: A REVIEW


Indhumathi Paramasivam, Simran Sinsinwar, Meenakshi Sundaram Muthuraman

Abstract


A medicinal plant plays a vital role in traditional systems. It is necessary to study the pharmacology activity of individual plants for treating diseases. Melothria maderaspatana Linn belongs to the family of cucurbitaceae, mostly present in South India and it shows biological activities such as antibacterial, antioxidant, larvicidal, antiulcerogenic, antidiabetic, hypolipidemic, antihypertensive, immunomodulatory and antihepatotoxic for treating various diseases which are discussed in this review paper. 


Keywords


Medicinal plants, Melothria maderaspatana, Biological activities, Diseases.

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Title

PHYTOPHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF MELOTHRIA MADERASPATANA: A REVIEW

Keywords

Medicinal plants, Melothria maderaspatana, Biological activities, Diseases.

DOI

10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i8.18964

Date

01-08-2017

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Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Vol 10 Issue 8 August 2017 Page: 34-36

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0974-2441

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2455-3891

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Authors & Affiliations

Indhumathi Paramasivam
Department of Biotechnology, School of Chemical and Biotechnology, SASTRA University, Thirumalaisamudram, Thanjavur - 613 401,Tamil Nadu, India
India

Simran Sinsinwar
Department of Biotechnology, School of Chemical and Biotechnology, SASTRA University, Thirumalaisamudram, Thanjavur - 613 401,Tamil Nadu, India
India

Meenakshi Sundaram Muthuraman
Department of Biotechnology, School of Chemical and Biotechnology, SASTRA University, Thirumalaisamudram, Thanjavur - 613 401,Tamil Nadu, India
India


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