Swami Gaurav, Nagpal Navneet, Rahar Sandeep, Singh Preeti, Singla Shivali, Nagpal Manisha A, Kapoor Reni
Swami Gaurav1, Nagpal Navneet2, Rahar Sandeep2, Singh Preeti3, Singla Shivali4, Nagpal Manisha A2 and Kapoor Reni5
1CT Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jalandhar, India
2BIS college of Pharmacy, Moga, India
3Saroj Institute of Management and Technology, Lucknow, India
4Geetanjali Institute of Pharmacy, Udaipur, India
5Akal College of Pharmacy, Sangror, India
Volume - 2,
Issue - 3,
Year - 2010
Carissa carandas L. is known as Bengal Currant or Christ’s thorn, Karanda, kerenda (Malay), karaunda (India), nam phrom or namdaeng (Thailand), caramba (Philippines), kalakai (Tamil), and ci huang guo (Chinese). As per ethanopharmacology, Carissa carandas fruits are eaten to treat liver dysfunction, to break fever, to counteract the putrefaction of blood and roots are use in promote digestion. A remarkable advance in the pharmacology of Carissa species (Carissa carandas) show the antibacterial, scavengers of free radicals and inhibitors of xanthine oxidase, antioxidant, cardiotonic and blood pressure, anti convulsant activity, hepatoprotective, analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity. According to herbal and ayurveda system Carissa carandas also useful in the hypoglycemic conditions.
Cite this article:
Swami Gaurav, Nagpal Navneet, Rahar Sandeep, Singh Preeti, Singla Shivali, Nagpal Manisha A, Kapoor Reni. Remarkable Advances in the Pharmacology of Carissa carandas. Research J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2010; 2(3): 177-180.