Review Article | Volume : 1 Issue : 4, June 2011

Phytopharmacological Properties of Coriander Sativum as a Potential Medicinal Tree: An Overview

Pathak Nimish L Kasture Sanjay B Bhatt Nayna M Rathod Jaimik D   

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Coriandrum Sativum family Umbelliferae is highly reputed ayurvedic medicinal tree commonly known as the Dhanyaka. It is small sized tree growing throughout India, Italy. Netherlands, Central and Eastern Europe, China and Bangladesh. The different parts of this plant contain monoterpenes, α-pinene, limpnene, γ-terpinene, p-cymene, borneol, citronellol, camphor, geraniol, coriandrin, dihydrocoriandrin, coriandronsA-E, flavonoids and essential oils. Various parts of this plant such as seed, leaves, flower and fruit, possess Diuretic, Antioxidant Activity, Ant-diabetic Anti-convulsant activity, Sedative Hypnotic Activity, Anti-microbial Activity, Anti mutagenic, Anthelmintic activity. Various phytopharmacological evaluations have been reported in this literature for the important potential of the Coriandrum sativum.

Keyword:     Coriandrum sativum Phytochemicals Pharmacological properties.

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