International Journal of Unani and Integrative Medicine

2018, Vol. 2 Issue 3, Part APages: 47-50

A review on therapeutic use, phytochemical and pharmacological potentials of Antidesmabunius.

MD. Shariful Islam, Fakhrul Islam Sukorno, MD. Sharif Ahammed, MD. Rawnak azmir Hridoy and Shaikat Hossain
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Antidesmabunius (Family-Euphorbiaceae), also popularly known in the Philippines as bignay and is a found in several Asian countries. This plant is famous in South Asia. In the traditional medicine, various plant parts such as root, bark, leaves, fruits which are used in traditional system of medicine for a long time, for the treatment of various disease due to having cytotoxic, anti-diabetic, antioxidant, antiradical, thrombolytic activity, antiplatelet, anticoagulant, anti-dysenteric, antimicrobial, antihypertensive, anticancer and sudorific activity. This plant can also be used as pesticide agents. This plant also has a role in improvement of blood circulation. It is a good remedy for snakebite, coughs, flatulence and intestinal colic. Phytochemical analysis of the Antidesmabunius has confirmed presence of different kinds of flavonoids, terpene, sugar, saponin, tannin, toxic alkaloids, phenolic acids, procyanidin B1, procyanidin B2 and anthocyanins. This present study gives an insight to the pharmacogonstical, phytochemical and pharmacological properties of Antidesmabunius.
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