A Review on Antidiarrhoeal, Anti-inflammatory and Antibacterial activity of Adenanthera pavonina leaves

Mathew George, Lincy Joseph, Arun V Venugopal


Plants have been used for health care and medical purposes for  years. The number of higher plant species on earth is about 250000. It is estimated that 35000 to 70000 species have, at one time or another, been used in some cultures for medicinal purposes. One of these is   Adenanthera pavonina which is traditionally used . It also exhibit activity like antidiabetic, antibacterial, cytotoxicity, antifungal, antioxidant, anthelmintic, analgesic, anticonvulsant, depressant, and anti-inflammatory activity.  The ethanolic extract of leaves show anti-inflammatory activity and pavonin  a five membered lactone ring was isolated from leaves. The purpose of my review is to carry  out  future work for  higher studies


Adenanthera pavonina, Antidiarrhoeal Activity, Anti-inflammatory Activity, Antibacterial Activity

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7439/ijpr.v7i6.4212

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