PHYTOCHEMISTRY AND MEDICINAL PROPERTIES OF LAGERSTROEMIA SPECIOSA (LYTHRACEAE) EXTRACTS: A REVIEWAbstract
Lagerstroemia speciosa commonly known as Jarul is one of those precious medicinal herbs of Lythraceaeas that are still included in un-utilized herbs inspite of the variety of useful pharmacological properties it possesses. Extracts of Lagerstroemia speciosa have anti-diabetic, hypoglycemic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-obesity, xanthine-oxidase inhibitors, antibacterial, antiviral, cytotoxic, anti-fibrotic, antinociceptive, antidiarrhoeal and other activities. Here, we have reviewed all the reported phytochemistry and pharmacological properties of the plant and its phytoconstituents
P. R. Dash*, S. S. Lamia, F. Khan, S. H. Sarah and S. S. Islam
Department of Pharmacy, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
04 December, 2017
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01 January, 2018