Ficus Racemosa Research Paper

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4. Ficus racemosa(Family: Moraceae) Hindi name: Gular Common name: Goolar (gular) In India, the tree and its fruit are called gular in the north and atti in the south. The fruits are a favourite staple of the common Indian macaque. Fruit contains glauanol, hentriacontane,β-sitosterol, glauanolacetate, glucose, tiglic acid (E), esters of taraxasterol, lupeol acetate (D), friedelin (F), higherhydrocarbons and other phytosterol. Pharmacological activities are Antidiuretic, Antitussive, Anthelmintic, Anti-inflammatory, Antidiarrhoeal, Antifilarial, Antipyrectic,Antibacterial, Antiulcer, Hepatoprotective, Hypolipidemic, Hypoglycemic, Antifungal.It used in traditional system of medicine for a long time, for the treatment of various disorders like diabetes, liver disorders, diarrhoea, inflammatory conditions, haemorrhoids, respiratory and urinary diseases. [28] Morphological character of Ficus racemosa: The bark of Ficus racemosa has a width of about 6 to 15 mm and is greyish- green with a moderately smooth and soft surface, with minute unravelling papery flakes of white tissue emerging out from outer surface. Inner surface light brown.…show more content…
The other chemical constituents of Henna are gallic acid, white resin, sugars, tannins and xanthones. Lawsone is the main colouring constituent of the Henna and is obtained by the degradation of hennosides A, B and C.The plant has been reported to have analgesic, hypoglycemic, antimalarial, hepatoprotective, nootropic, immunostimulant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antifungal, antiviral, antiparasitic, antitrypanosomal, antidermatophytic, antioxidant, anthelmintic, antifertility, tuberculostatic and anticancer properties.This plant is useful in certain ailments like dysentery, liver disorders, baldness, headache, skin disease, sore throat and as a colouring

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