THERAPEUTIC IMPORTANCE OF Butea monosperma: A REVIEW

  • Varsha Singh Shashkiya Ayurvedic Chikitsalya, Ayush wing, Dewas, INDIA-455001

Abstract

Butea monosperma (Palas) belonging to the family leguminaceae grown wildly in many parts of India. This herb is indigenous to India. The tree is found chiefly in the mixed or dry deciduous forests of Central and Western India. The plant is highly uses by the rural and tribal people in curing various disorders. Flowers are used as drug in many ailments like eye disease, chronic fever, enlargement of spleen, leucorrhoea, epilepsy, leprosy, Antifungal activity, Anti-inflammatory activity, Liver disorders antifertility activity and gout etc. The plant parts are used in the form of extract, juice, infusion, powder and gum. The present paper enumerates various pharmacognostic and pharmacological aspects of the plant. This review also summaries the therapeutic potential of this plant

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Varsha Singh, Shashkiya Ayurvedic Chikitsalya, Ayush wing, Dewas, INDIA-455001

Ayurvedic Chikitsa Adhikari, Shashkiya Ayurvedic Chikitsalya, Ayush wing, Dewas, INDIA-455001

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Singh V. THERAPEUTIC IMPORTANCE OF Butea monosperma: A REVIEW. JDDT [Internet]. 9Dec.2011 [cited 29May2020];1(2). Available from: http://jddtonline.info/index.php/jddt/article/view/39