Review Article | Volume: 3, Issue: 5, May, 2013

Pharmacological Activities of Coccinia Grandis: Review

Pekamwar S. S Kalyankar T.M. and Kokate S.S.   

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Published:  May 30, 2013

DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2013.3522
Abstract

Many traditional medicines in use are obtained from medicinal plants, minerals and organic matter. During the past several years, there has been increasing interest among the uses of various medicinal plants from the traditional system of medicine for the treatment of different ailments. Coccinia grandis has been used in traditional medicine as a household remedy for various diseases. The whole plant of Coccinia grandis having pharmacological activities like analgesic, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiulcer, antidiabetic, antioxidant, hypoglycemic, hepatoprotective, antimalarial, antidyslipidemic, anticancer, antitussive, mutagenic. The present review gives botany, chemical constituents and pharmacological activities of coccinia grandis.


Keyword:     Coccinia grandis cucurbitaceous


Citation:

Pekamwar S.S., Kalyankar T.M., and Kokate S.S. Pharmacological Activities of Coccinia Grandis: Review. J App Pharm Sci. 2013; 3 (05): 114-119.

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