A Review on Bauhinia Variegata and its Phytoconstituents

Authors

  • Thakur Tanika Research Scholar, College of Ayurvedic pharmaceutical Sciences, Jogindernagar, Maandi, H.P, India
  • Vaishnavi Research Scholar, College of Ayurvedic pharmaceutical Sciences, Jogindernagar, Maandi, H.P, India
  • Kumar Ravinder Lecturer, Department of Pharmacology, College of Ayurvedic pharmaceutical Sciences, Jogindernagar, Maandi, H.P, India
  • Sharma Shruti Lecturer, Department of Pharmaceutics, College of Ayurvedic pharmaceutical Sciences, Jogindernagar, Maandi, H.P, India
  • Thamman Rakesh Principal, College of Ayurvedic pharmaceutical Sciences, Jogindernagar, Maandi, H.P, India

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https://doi.org/10.47070/ayushdhara.v9i3.942

Abstract

Kachnar (Bauhinia variegata) is a common drug of the Ayurvedic system of medicine used in different Ayurvedic formulation for the treatment of various ailments. Kachnar is a member of the Leguminosae family and is widely produced in the tropical regions of world and countries such as Asia, China, India, Bhutan, and Thailand. All parts of Kachnar are enriched with medicinal and nutritional efficiency including the roots, leaves, bark, stem and flowers. A class of phytochemicals like protein, amino acid, fixed oils, fats, phenolic compounds, tannins and saponins are found in Kachnar. Kachnar is used to treat goiter, pain, diabetes, hyperthyroidism, ulceration and it shows various proven Pharmacological activities such as anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, immune-modulatory, antibacterial, anti-diabetic, analgesic and thyroid hormone regulator activity. This review article chiefly highlights the phytoconstituents present in the Kachnar and pharmacological properties of Kachnar.

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Published

08-07-2022

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Thakur Tanika, Vaishnavi, Kumar Ravinder, Sharma Shruti, Thamman Rakesh. A Review on Bauhinia Variegata and its Phytoconstituents. ayush [Internet]. 2022Jul.8 [cited 2022Aug.16];9(3):94-9. Available from: https://ayushdhara.in/index.php/ayushdhara/article/view/942

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