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Research Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics
Year : 2016, Volume : 8, Issue : 4
First page : ( 181) Last page : ( 184)
Print ISSN : 0975-4407. Online ISSN : 2321-5836.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2321-5836.2016.00033.1

A Review on Pharmacological Actions of Artocarpus lacoocha Roxb.

Vanajakshi M.*, Virupaksha J.H., Maria Shilpa

Department of Pharmacology, National College of Pharmacy, Balraj Urs Road, Shivamogga (Dist)-577201, Karnataka

*Corresponding Author E-mail:

Online published on 2 February, 2017.

Abstract

The term of medicinal plants include a various types of plants used in herbalism and some of these plants have a medicinal activities. These medicinal plants consider as a rich resources of ingredients which can be used in drug development and synthesis. Besides that these plants Play a critical role in the development of human cultures around the whole world. In Indonesia, Artocarpus lacoocha is known as the monkey fruit that have characterized by a tall tree with white latex in all parts of plants, hard wood, and fleshy fruit with lots of seeds. The study was carried out to assess the Antiulcer, Anticonvulsant and Antianxiety activities of Artocarpus lacoocha leaves. Artocarpus lacoocha Roxb has many medicinal uses. All Artocarpus species are lactiferous trees or shrubs that are composed of leaves, twigs and stems capable of producing a milky sap. The fauna type is monoecious and produces unisexual flowers. The phytoconstituents present in this plant are Flavonoids, Tannins, Saponins, Steroids, Glycosides, Triterpenoids, Protein, Phenolic compound, Resin and Squalene.

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Keywords

Artocarpus lacoocha Roxb, Moraceae, Monkey Jack, Flavonoids.

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