Comprehensive study of the biological and phytochemical characteristics of calotropis gigantea (Linn.)
Yash Sasankar, Pratik Kumbharkar, Bharat Tule and Rahul Tule
The well-known medicinal herb Calotropis gigantea Linn, often known as milk weed, has long been employed in the Siddha, Unani, and Ayurvedic medical systems. It is indigenous to Malaysia, China, and India. And it is spread practically everywhere in the world. All parts of the plant have been utilised medicinally, and they are a key component in many Unani formulas used to treat a range of conditions. It is described as having anti-flatulence, anthelmintic, appetizer, astringent, tonic, expectorant, emetic, diaphoretic, anti-inflammatory, sedative, wound healer, antidote, and digestive properties in classical Unani literature. It is also used to treat asthma, stomach aches, cholera, amenorrhea, and toothaches.
Phytochemical components include giganteol, calotropeol, and others. β -amaryl, giganteol, isogiganteol, etc. The Calotropis gigantean recognised for its antioxidant, antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-asthmatic properties Hepatoprotective, anti-inflammatory, anti-diarrheal, and wound healing likewise hypoglycemic actions. The articles that were published in this document 2004 to 2016 were examined. Popular scientific search engines viz. Google Scholar, Science Direct, PubMed, and Medline were utilised to locating literature online. Every cited study included in peer-reviewed publications Included were journals with indexes. Texts from the classical canon and There were manuscripts referring.
Yash Sasankar, Pratik Kumbharkar, Bharat Tule, Rahul Tule. Comprehensive study of the biological and phytochemical characteristics of calotropis gigantea (Linn.). Int J Res Agron 2021;4(2):123-126. DOI: 10.33545/2618060X.2021.v4.i2a.138