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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2022, Volume : 15, Issue : 7
First page : ( 3301) Last page : ( 3308)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00553

Almond (Prunus amygdalus batsch.): A latest review on pharmacology and medicinal uses

Singh Diksha1, Gohil Kashmira J.1, Rajput Rekha T.2, Sharma Vikash1,*

1Department of Pharmacology, Anand College of Pharmacy, SGI, Agra - 282007

2Department of Pharmacognosy, Anand College of Pharmacy, SGI, Agra - 282007

*Corresponding Author E-mail: vikassharma10588@gmail.com

Online published on 21 February, 2023.

Abstract

Prunus amygdalus (Batsch.) is an important medicinal plant and belongs to the family Rosaceae. It is known as Badam in Hindi and almond in English. The nutritional and medicinal properties of badam fruit are related to its kernel. It has been therapeutic uses for constipation, headache, heart weakness, diarrhea, sedative, amnesia, peptic ulcer, leprosy, polyuria, facial paralysis, Cough, Sexual disability, leprosy, etc. Kaempferol-3-xylosylglucoside and Quercitin are common chemical properties. Almond oil contains the source of vitamin A, B1, B2, B6, E, D, and also contains calcium and magnesium. The preclinical studies mainly depend on flavonoids, phenol, alkaloid, and saponins, tannins. The present review provides comprehensive information of the plant on its Pharmacognostical and Pharmacological profile including its preclinical and clinical studies/ clinical trial and nutritional value in different varieties.

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Keywords

Prunus amygdalus (PA), Badam, Almond, Pharmacological action of Prunus amygdalus, Preclinical and Clinical study, Medicinal use.

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