• Akanksha Naik Department of Botany, Bioinformatics and Climate Change Impacts Management, Gujarat University
  • Pujan Pandya
  • Archana Mankad




Putranjiva roxburghii, Ethnobotany, Secondary metabolites, Medicinal properties


Putranjiva roxburghii Wall. is known for its medicinal properties and credited with a significant role in Ayurvedic texts as an anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, analgesic, and anti-rheumatic herb, that is also useful to treat gynaecological and fertility disorders. Almost all parts of the plant, i.e, root, stem, leaves, fruits, and seeds contain numerous secondary metabolites such as phenolics, glycosides, triterpenes, and flavonoids. The presence of these phytochemicals imparts significant therapeutic activities to the plant such as anti-hyperglycaemic, analgesic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antiparasitic properties, and hence, the plant parts and its extracts can be used as a cure for varied diseases, including cancer.


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How to Cite

Naik, A., Pandya, P., & Mankad, A. (2023). A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW ON PHYTOCHEMICALS AND MEDICINAL PROPERTIES OF PUTRANJIVA ROXBURGHII WALL. International Association of Biologicals and Computational Digest, 2(1), 234–240. https://doi.org/10.56588/iabcd.v2i1.118




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