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Abstract                 Volume:4  Issue-7  Year-2016          Original Research Articles

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Biophytum sensitivum Chemical Constituents and Medicinal Properties:
A Review
Mathew George, Lincy Joesph and Umesh Kumar* 
Pushpagiri College of Pharmacy, Tiruvalla, Kerala-689107
*Corresponding author

World is rich in knowledge with a wide diversity of medicinal plants which provide people with traditional healing methods for diseases in general healthcare area. Biophytum sensitivum is a plant with various medicinal properties such as analgesic, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory, antitumor, antidiabetic, antioxidant, antibacterial, antihypertensive, chemoprotective, radioprotective, antifertility and anti-asthmatic. This review study provides an extensive detail about the phytochemical, pharmacological and folkloric uses of Biophytum sensitivum. It has been used indigenously in the field of Ayurvaeda, Sidhha and Unani for many decades. Various parts of the plant has the presence of variety of phytoconstituents such as flavonoids, saponins, tannins, terpenes, steroids, amino acids, essential oil, polysaccharides and pectin.

Keywords: Biophytum sensitivum, phytochemical, phytocontituents.
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Mathew George, Lincy Joesph and Umesh Kumar. 2016. Biophytum sensitivum Chemical Constituents and Medicinal Properties: A ReviewInt.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 4(7): 57-67
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2016.407.008