Phytochemical and Pharmacological potential of Annona cherimola-A Review

Authors

  • Arun Jyothi B Department of Genetics, Osmania University, Hyderabad- 500007, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Venkatesh K Department of Genetics, Osmania University, Hyderabad- 500007, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Chakrapani P Department of Genetics, Osmania University, Hyderabad- 500007, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • A Roja Rani Department of Genetics, Osmania University, Hyderabad- 500007, Andhra Pradesh, India

Keywords:

Annona cherimola, phytochemicals, pharmacological activities

Abstract

Several plant remedies have been employed in various medicinal systems for the treatment and management of different diseases. During past several years, there has been growing interest among the usage of various medicinal plants from traditional system of medicine for the treatment of different ailments. Traditional system of medicine consists of large number of plants with various medicinal and pharmacological importances and hence represents a priceless tank of new bioactive molecules. Annona cherimola Miller is a multipurpose tree with edible fruits and is one of the sources of the medicinal products. This review attempts to encompass the available literature on Annona cherimola with respect to its pharmacognostic characters, phytochemical constituents, pharmacological activities and traditional uses.

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Arun Jyothi B, Venkatesh K, Chakrapani P, A Roja Rani. Phytochemical and Pharmacological potential of Annona cherimola-A Review. ijp [Internet]. 2011 Dec. 31 [cited 2024 Jun. 23];3(4):439-47. Available from: https://ijp.arjournals.org/index.php/ijp/article/view/124

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