PHARMACOGNOSTIC, ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL, PHYTOCHEMICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL PROFILE OF WILD GUAVA I.E. CAREYA ARBOREA ROXB


Manbir Kaur, Rakesh Yadav

Abstract


Careyaarborea Roxb. is a medium-sized deciduous tree of 9 to 18 m height, surviving throughout India up to an altitude of 1,500 meters and other Asian countries. The tree belongs to

Family Lecythidaceae and has folklore use in treating cold, cough, tumours, asthma, inflammations, ulcers and skin infections. The present review reveals updated, comprehensive and categorized information on pharmacognostical evaluation containing morphology as well as microscopic studies, ethnopharmacology, physiochemical parameters, preliminary photochemical screening, phytochemistry and elaborated pharmacological studies.


Keywords


Careyaarborea, Slow match tree, Lecythidaceae, Microscopy, Biological activity

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Title

PHARMACOGNOSTIC, ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL, PHYTOCHEMICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL PROFILE OF WILD GUAVA I.E. CAREYA ARBOREA ROXB

Keywords

Careyaarborea, Slow match tree, Lecythidaceae, Microscopy, Biological activity

DOI

10.22159/ijcpr.2017.v9i3.18887

Date

05-05-2017

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International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research
Vol 9, Issue 3, 2017 Page: 1-7

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Manbir Kaur
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Banasthali Vidyapeeth, Banasthali, Rajasthan

Rakesh Yadav
Khalsa college of Pharmacy, G. T. Road, Amritsar, Punjab, India


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