An Overview on Mangifera Indica: Importance and Its Various Pharmacological Action

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PharmaTutor (December- 2014)

 

ISSN: 2347 - 7881
(Volume 2, Issue 12)

 

Received On: 22/10/2014; Accepted On: 28/10/2014; Published On: 01/12/2014

 

AUTHORS: Pallab Kalita
Assam Down Town University,
Institute of Pharmacy, Guwahati, Assam, India
kalitapallab@gmail.com

 

ABSTRACT: Majority of crude drugs from plant origin are used in  Indian system of medicine. Medicinal  plants are using as herbal remedies to prevent and cure several ailments differs from community to community. Most studies on the exploitation of mango have been dealing with mango peels, juices and stem bark and mango leaves. Mangifera indica (Anacardiaceae), reported to contain active substances like mangiferin. In ayurveda, one of its uses is clearing digestion and acidity. Mangiferin is a pharmacologically active flavonoids, which having the anti bacterial, antioxidant, anticancer, antidiabetes, hepatoprotective, anti inflammatory activities.

 

How to cite this article: P Kalita; An Overview on Mangifera Indica: Importance and Its Various Pharmacological Action; PharmaTutor; 2014; 2(12); 72-76

 

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