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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.8.NQ44422

ETHNO-PHARMACOLOGY AND PHYTO-CHEMISTRY OF MALLOTUS PHILIPPINENSIS (EUPHORBIACEAE):A REVIEW

1*RoshanKumar,2Dr.AmandeepSingh,3NeelamPainuly

Abstract

The Euphorbiaceae(MallotusphilippinensisMuell. Arg) perennialshrub or small tree hasextensivepharmacologicalactivityintheouterHimalayasbelow1,000m.Mallotusphilippinensisphenolicsareantibacterial,antiviral,cytotoxic,immunoregulatory,andanti-inflammatory. Bergenin, mallotophilippinens, and rottlerin have anti-inflammatory and immune-regulating properties. Pharmacological, toxicological, and biological properties are flawless.Thisstudysupportsthe useofMallotusphilippinensisinmodernmedicineasasourceofmedicinallyrelevantnaturalcompounds.Mallotusphilippinensis,itssteam,leaf,andfruitarepoorlyunderstood.Thetoxicityofcrudeextractsortheirpurecomponentsmustalsobestudied.Basedon this study, moreresearchis neededonEuphorbiaceae.

Keywords

MedicinalPlant,PharmacologicalActivity,MallotusPhilippinensis,ChemicalConstituents

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