A Systematic Review on Aegle marmelos (Bael)
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India is the largest producer of medicinal plants and is rightly called the “Botanical Garden of the World”. The medicinal plants have very important place in the health and vitality of human beings as well as animals. Over the last few years, researchers aimed at identifying and validating plant derived substances for the treatment of various diseases which provides health and nutrition promoting compounds. Bael (Aegle marmelos) is one of traditional plant of Indian origin. A literature review showed entire parts of the plant such as roots, barks, leaves, fruits, seeds and flowers are used to treat different diseases. It is a spiritual, religious and medicinal plant found in Asian countries like Bangladesh, Indonesia, China, etc. It has various therapeutic applications. Now days various products are prepared from different parts of the plant. This review includes biological profile, botanical description, physicochemical parameters, traditional uses, therapeutic applications and innovative aspects. The present review aims to compile general chemical profile, medicinal as well as economic importance, value added products such as juice, jam and toffee and other uses of Aegle marmelos.
Bael, value added products, medicinal values, traditional plant, botanical garden.