Priyanka Mule, Mohini Upadhye, Poonam Taru, Shashikant Dhole
Priyanka Mule1, Mohini Upadhye2, Poonam Taru3, Shashikant Dhole4
1Department of Pharmacognosy, PES Modern College of Pharmacy (For Ladies), Moshi, Pune.
2HOD, Department of Pharmacognosy, PES Modern College of Pharmacy (For Ladies), Moshi, Pune.
3Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, PES Modern College of Pharmacy (For Ladies), Moshi, Pune.
4Principal, PES Modern College of Pharmacy (For Ladies), Moshi, Pune.
Volume - 12,
Issue - 2,
Year - 2020
Bryophyllum pinnatum is widely used in Ayurvedic system of the medicine as astringent.the plant is widely use in traditional medicine for treatment of various ailments and well known for its haemostatic and wound healing properties.it is an indigenous and exotic plant. plant is found naturally throught the country. It is succulent,herb,leaves are variable size and leaflets are elliptic.the leaf extract of Bryophyllum pinnatum has been reported to possess antihypertensive,antiulcer properties.readialy available and easy to cultivate.secondary metabolites are obtained from different parts of plant alkaloids,flavenoids,tannin,phenolic compound etc.although there are few toxicological reports on extract these have not been sufficiently extensive.Bryophyllum pinnatum also known as air plant cathedral bells,life plant.it is native to Madagascar and popular houseplant has become naturalized in tropical and subtropical areas. The present review is an attempt to highlight the various toxic and pharmacological aspect of the Bryophyllum pinnatum.
Cite this article:
Priyanka Mule, Mohini Upadhye, Poonam Taru, Shashikant Dhole. A Review on Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Oken. Res. J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochem. 2020; 12(2): 111-113. doi: 10.5958/0975-4385.2020.00019.9