Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2017

ISSN Print :  2231-5683

ISSN Online :  2231-5691


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Ethno Pharmacological Uses of Artocarpus altilis– A Review



Address:   Vidya Raju*, Jasmine Joy Bell, Merlin. N. J, Shaiju S Dharan
Department of Pharmacology, Ezhuthachan College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Marayamuttom, Neyyattinkara, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2231-5691.2017.00037.5

ABSTRACT:
In recent years, medicinal plants play an important role in allopathic medicine, herbal medicine, homoeopathy and aromatherapy, as being the sources of many imperative drugs in the modern world. Use of potent herbal medicines like Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) belongs to Moraceae family against various ailments to reduce the adverse effects of various orthodoxallopathic medicines. The detrimental side effects of conventional antibiotics can be easily overcome by the use of these medicinal plants as analternative treatment of diseases by producing a variety of compounds of known therapeutic properties. Many research works are ongoing with Artocarpus altilis and paid more attention to its bioactive constituents for the development of newer medicines in the pharmaceutical field.
KEYWORDS:
Artocarpus altilis, Antibiotics, herbal medicines, Allopathic medicines, Homoeopathy, Aromatherapy, Bread fruit.
Cite:
Vidya Raju, Jasmine Joy Bell, Merlin. N. J, Shaiju S Dharan. Ethno Pharmacological Uses of Artocarpus altilis– A Review. Asian J. Pharm. Res. 2017; 7(4): 239-243.
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