Author(s): R K Shukla, Keshari Nandan, Abha Shukla, Amanpreet Kaur, Deepanshu Rana


DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00978.6   

Address: R K Shukla1, Keshari Nandan1*, Abha Shukla2, Amanpreet Kaur2, Deepanshu Rana3
1Department of Chemistry, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India.
2Department of Chemistry, Kanya Gurukula Campus, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India.
3Department of Botany s Microbiology, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 13,      Issue - 11,     Year - 2020

Bombax ceiba (semal) species have been used as ayurvedic medicines in several Asian, African and American countries from long times. Previous phytochemical screenings demonstrated that this plant mainly contain alkaloids, flavonoids, terpenoids and other constituents from different parts of plant. The pharmacological studies confirmed that the crude extracts or individual compounds from the plant showed Antidiabetic activity, Antimicrobial activity, Antiurolithiatic activity, anti-inflammatory activities, Hepatoprotective Activity as well as Antihyperglycemic activity. In this review we presented a published literature on the traditional uses, biological activities and isolated compounds from Bombax ceibathrough 2018.

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R K Shukla, Keshari Nandan, Abha Shukla, Amanpreet Kaur, Deepanshu Rana. Review on Traditional uses, Biological activities, Phytoconstituents of Bombax ceiba Linn. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2020; 13(11):5607-5612. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00978.6

R K Shukla, Keshari Nandan, Abha Shukla, Amanpreet Kaur, Deepanshu Rana. Review on Traditional uses, Biological activities, Phytoconstituents of Bombax ceiba Linn. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2020; 13(11):5607-5612. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00978.6   Available on:

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