Review Article | Volume : 1 Issue : 8, October 2011

Review on Ethanomedicinal and Pharmacological Properties of Ficus religiosa

Amandeep Kaur A. C. Rana Vineeta Tiwari Ramica Sharma Sunil Kumar   

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Ficus religiosa (Bo tree) is the most popular member of the genus Ficus, commonly named as Peepal. Various parts of the plant, like bark, fruit, leaves and seeds are widely used in indigenous system of medicine. F. religiosa showed a wide spectrum of pharmacological activities like, anticonvulsant, anthelmintic, anti-amnesic, anti-anxiety, anti-asthmatic, antibacterial, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antiulcer. The present review is an attempt to provide a detailed survey of the literature on traditional uses and pharmacological properties of the plant.

Keyword:     Ficus religiosa anticonvulsant anthelmintic anti-amnesic anti-inflammatory antiulcer.

Copyright:The Author(s). This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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