Author(s): Shantha Sheela Nagarajan, Muthusamy Periyanna, Radha Ramalingam

Email(s): sheelacute08@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/0975-4385.2015.00036.9   

Address: Shantha Sheela Nagarajan*, Muthusamy Periyanna, Radha Ramalingam
Department of Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, Madras Medical College, Chennai, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 7,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2015


ABSTRACT:
Herbs are known to protect the organs and organ systems from the environmental, Chemical and occupational change. Drug discovery from natural ingredients based on the selection of sample reports or scientific journals of bioactivity testing of a plant. Besides the selection of the sample is also based on the traditional use of plant specific information. Usually the source of information is an herbalist or from ordinary people who use medicinal plants. Herbal medicine has been practiced worldwide and is now recognized by World Health Organization (WHO) as an essential building block for primary healthcare. Though the traditional Indian system of medicine has a long history if use, they lacked adequate scientific documentation, particularly in the light of modern scientific knowledge. As per ayurveda the Delonix regia tree balances vata (earth & air) and pitta (fire & water) hence widely used in ayurvedic, unani and in homeopathic medicines. The Delonix regia tree is an ornamental plant in India it is widely grown in road sides. Delonix regia belongs to fabaceae family which is native to Madagascar and east Africa. Delonix regia with an impressive range of medicinal and biological properties has been used in the folk medicine systems of several civilizations like for the treatment of constipation, inflammation, arthritis, hemiplagia, leucorrhoea and rheumatism. The various part of Delonix regia tree extract possess anti- microbial, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, hypoglycemic, anti- inflammatory , astringent, aphrodisiac, anti –oxidant and diuretic properties. Traditionally Delonix regia plant is used as anthelmintic, antimicrobial, anticancer, antirheumatic, antimalarial, antioxidant, hepatoprotective activity, antiulcer and anti-diabetic.


Cite this article:
Shantha Sheela Nagarajan*, Muthusamy Periyanna, Radha Ramalingam. An Overview - Royal Poinciana. Res. J. Pharmacognosy & Phytochem. 2015; 7(4): 232-238. doi: 10.5958/0975-4385.2015.00036.9


Recomonded Articles:

Author(s): Kavitha M, Vadivu R, Radha R

DOI: 10.5958/0975-4385.2015.00037.0         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Anshuman Singh, Bhupendra Vyas

DOI: 10.5958/0975-4385.2018.00052.3         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Bapu R. Thorat

DOI: 10.5958/0975-4385.2018.00017.1         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Punita R. Maurya, Swati R. Dhande, Yadunath M. Joshi, Vilasrao J. Kadam

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Baviskar H. P., Dhake G. T., Kasai M. A., Chaudhari N. B., Deshmukh T. A.

DOI: 10.5958/0975-4385.2017.00024.3         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Praveen S Nayak, Shweta Nayak, Ranjan Shety, P Das

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Puneet Kumar Rai, Dev Raj Sharma, Amit Sharma

DOI: 10.5958/0975-4385.2015.00029.1         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Chitra Shenoy, M B Patil, Ravi Kumar

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Vidula Salvi, Yadunath Joshi, Swati Dhande , Vilasrao Kadam

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Shantha Sheela Nagarajan, Muthusamy Periyannan , Radha Ramalingam

DOI: 10.5958/0975-4385.2016.00013.3         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Lenkalapally Matsyagiri, Kommu Sudhakar, Takkadpelliwar Santoshi, Masna Nagarjuna , N. L. Gowrishankar

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Soosamma John, Madhavi T., Bincy Raj, Jincy Shaji, Vinutha

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Shantha Sheela Nagarajan, Muthusamy Periyanna, Radha Ramalingam

DOI: 10.5958/0975-4385.2015.00036.9         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): K.B. Premakumari, Ayesha Siddiqua, Shanaz Banu, J. Josephine, Leno Jenita , Bincy Raj

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Nagpal N., Arora M., Rahar S., Swami G., Kapoor R.

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Umesh Annappan, Vijaya Bharathi Rajkishore, Radha Ramalingam

DOI: 10.5958/0975-4385.2015.00034.5         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): D. Esther Lydia, Sheila John, Swetha V K, Thiyagarajan Sivapriya

DOI: 10.5958/0975-4385.2017.00045.0         Access: Open Access Read More

Author(s): Kalpana Patil, Swati Dhande, Vilasrao Kadam

DOI:         Access: Open Access Read More

Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry (RJPP) is an international, peer-reviewed journal, devoted to pharmacognosy...... Read more >>>

RNI: Not Available                     
DOI: 10.5958/0975-4385 


Recent Articles




Tags