• MEDICINAL USES OF FICUS RACEMOSA LINN

Mohammed Rageeb Mohammed Usman*, Patil Rohit S

Abstract


India has an ancient heritage of traditional medicine. The Materia Medica of India provides a great deal of information on the folklore practices and traditional aspects of therapeutically important natural products. Indian traditional medicine is based on various systems including Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathy. Plants are one of the most important sources of medicines. Today the large numbers of drugs in use are derived from plants. The medicinal plants are rich in secondary metabolites (which are potential sources of drugs) and essential oils of therapeutic importance. The important advantages claimed for therapeutic uses of medicinal plants in various ailments are their safety besides being economical, effective and their easy availability. The plant Ficus Racemosa Linn. have the various pharmalogical activities like antioxidant,cardio-protective,mosquito larvicidal, gastroprotective.

Keywords


Ficus Racemosa, Medicinal plants, Traditional, Effective.

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