Ragunathan Muthuswamy, Asish. S, Maria Nison
Ragunathan Muthuswamy1, Asish. S2, Maria Nison2
1Vivekanandha Pharmacy College for Women, Sankagiri, Veerachipalayam, NH Road, Salem District, Tamilnadu, India.
2Nehru College of Pharmacy, Pampady, Thiruvilwamala, Thrissur - 680588, Kerala, India.
Volume - 13,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2021
Nature always stands as a golden mark to exemplify the outstanding phenomena of symbiosis. Natural products from plant, animal and minerals have been the basis of the treatment of human disease. About 500 plants with medicinal use are mentioned in ancient literature and around 800 plants have been used in indigenous systems of medicine. India is a vast repository of medicinal plants that are used in traditional medical treatments. Capsicum frutescens. belonging to the family of Solanaceae is an extremely valuable medicinal herb, distributed throughout India. in traditional medicine, due to presence of phytochemicals it has been used for the treatment of cough, toothache, sore throat, parasitic infections, rheumatism, wound healing etc. Other effects such as antibacterial and anticancer are also their properties. In this article, its phytochemical screening, pharmacognostic studies, pharmacological activity screening will be reviewed out.
Cite this article:
Ragunathan Muthuswamy, Asish. S, Maria Nison. Review on Capsicum frutescens, A Tribal herbal food used as Medicine. Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2021; 13(4):191-4. doi: 10.52711/0975-4385.2021.00033
Ragunathan Muthuswamy, Asish. S, Maria Nison. Review on Capsicum frutescens, A Tribal herbal food used as Medicine. Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2021; 13(4):191-4. doi: 10.52711/0975-4385.2021.00033 Available on: https://rjpponline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-13-4-7
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