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Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr.-A Phytopharmacological Review

  title={Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr.-A Phytopharmacological Review},
  author={Gopi Kota and M. Karthikeyan},
The medicinal plants are widely used by the traditional medical practitioners for curing various diseases in their day to day practice. Flacourtia indica (Flacourtiaceae) is the most useful traditional medicinal plant in India. It is now considered as a valuable source of unique natural products for development of medicines and targeting against various diseases. Each part (leaves, bark, stem, fruits, root and even whole plant) of the Flacourtia indica has demonstrated several pharmacological… 

A Comprehensive Review on Pharmacology OF Flacourtia Indica (BURM.F.) Merr. (governor’s Plum)

An effort has been made to reveal various pharmacological potentiality of Flacourtia indica that are found in Malanad region of India.

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The plants can be used as source of antibacterial drugs to treat infections caused by susceptible bacteria, as well as in vitro antimicrobial activity of these plants were conducted.

Folk Knowledge on Medicinal Plants Used for the Treatment of SkinDiseases in Bhadrak District of Odisha, India

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Antioxidant Activity and Total Phenolic Contents of some Traditional Medicinal Plants from Zimbabwe

Abstract Fourteen (14) medicinal plants used by traditional medical practitioners in treating sexually transmitted diseases and common ailments were selected after an ethno-botanical survey of five

Diuretic activitity of the roots of Flacourtia indica

The ethanolic extract of Flacourtia indica (Flacourtiaceae) showed significant increase in urine volume as well as Na +, K + and Cl - ion concentration in albino rats.


F. indica fruit extract shows a promise in therapeutic use in CCl 4 induced liver dysfunction and is compared with standard hepatoprotective drug silymarin and found significant hepatoprotsective activity similar to sily marin.

Ethnopharmacological survey and phytochemical investigation of Maasai traditional medicinal plants from north-eastern Tanzania

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Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives

  • A. Maroyi
  • Medicine
    Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine
  • 2013
Traditional medicines still play an important role in meeting basic health care of local communities in Zimbabwe, and the importance of traditional medicines in the treatment and management of human diseases and ailments in south-central Zimbabwe is illustrated.



Protective Effect of Flacourtia Indica (Burm.F) Merr. in Methotrexate Induced Hepatotoxicity

The Flacourtia extract treatment in a dose of 350mg/kg orally for 5 days significantly improved the level of marker enzymes for liver function and oxidative stress; which was evident in histopathology also where a relative degree of reversal of methotrexate induced necrosis was observed.

Anti-Inflammatory and Antimicrobial activity of Flacourtia Ramontchi Leaves

The literature survey revealed that a very merge amount of pharmacological work has been carried out on Flacourtia ramontchi, and the carrageenan induced rat paw oedema assay is believed to be one of the most reliable and widely used methods for the evaluation of anti-inflammatory drugs.

Anti-Inflammatory and Antimicrobial activity ofFlacourtia Ramontchi Leaves

The results clearly indicate that all three extracts i.e. chloroform, methanol and hydromethanolic, of the leaves having anti-inflammatory activity are shown to be correct.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHARMACY & LIFE SCIENCES Antibacterial activity of Flacourtia jangomas and Flacourtia sepiaria

Chloroform fracti on of Flacourtia jangomas showed good activity against all the tested bacteria and among them E. coli was found the most susceptible bacterium with the zone of inhibition was 14 ± 0.59 mm.

In vitro antioxidant activity of methanolic and aqueous extract of Flacourtia indica Merr.

6 Abstract: The antioxidant activity of methanolic and aqueous extracts of Flacourtia indica leaves was evaluated by various in vitro antioxidant assays. IC values of methanolic and aqueous extracts

Aqueous Extract of Flacourtia indica Prevents Carbon Tetrachloride Induced Hepatotoxicity in Rat

From this preliminary study it has been concluded that the aqueous extract of the leaves of Flacourtia indica protects liver against oxidative damages and could be used as an effective protector against CCl4 induced hepatic damage.