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Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Year : 2020, Volume : 12, Issue : 2
First page : ( 111) Last page : ( 113)
Print ISSN : 0975-2331. Online ISSN : 0975-4385.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0975-4385.2020.00019.9

A Review on Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Oken

Mule Priyanka1, Upadhye Mohini2,*, Taru Poonam3, Dhole Shashikant4

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

*Corresponding Author E-mail: mohiniketh@rediffmail.com

Online published on 10 August, 2020.

Abstract

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.

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Keywords

Medicinal plant, Pharmacology, toxicitycardiac glycosides, Bryophyllum pinnatum.

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