Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 2

A Review on Pharmacognosy of Celastrus paniculatus Willd

Garima Yadav, Priyankaraj Sonigra, Adhishree Nagda, Shani Raj and Mukesh Meena*

Department of Botany, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

*Corresponding Author: Mukesh Meena, Department of Botany, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Received: January 04, 2020; Published: January 11, 2020



  Celastrus paniculatus Willd. member of Celastraceae family commonly known as Malkangani (Jyotismati) widely use ethano medicine due to its broad range of important phytochemicals. The plant contains most important bioactive constituents such as alkaloids, tannins, flavonoids, saponins, steroids, terpenoids, phlobatannin, cardiac glycosides and phenolic compounds. It has different properties such as antimicrobial, antitumour, anti-inflammatory, antioxidative, antiarthritic, and cytotoxicity. This plant has significant value in the treatment of various ailments like cough, asthma, leprosy, leukoderma, epilepsy, insomnia, gout, dyspepsia, rheumatism and cognitive dysfunction. Hence, C. paniculatus can be used as a potent source for development of novel drug against various disorders.

Keywords: Celastrus paniculatus; Bioactive Compounds; Secondary Metabolites;



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Citation: Mukesh Meena., et al. “A Review on Pharmacognosy of Celastrus paniculatus Willd". Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 4.2 (2020): 01-04.

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