Abstract Volume:4 Issue-7 Year-2016 Original Research Articles
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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.
How to cite this article: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