Therapeutic Potentials of Bambusa bambos Druce

Das Sanjita, Rizvan Mohd, Basu, Das Saumya
2012 Indo Global Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences   unpublished
From ancient times mankind is dependent on plant sources for the ailments of various disorders. Bambusa bambos is one of these medicinal plants, which is a large genus (about 37 species) of clumping bamboos. These species are usually giant ones, with numerous branches at a node and one or two much larger than the rest. They are found in tropical and subtropical areas of Asia, especially in the monsoon and wet Tropics. In growing Bamboo Above ground bio mass production and nutrient distribution
more » ... rient distribution require two days (0.12 m height) to maturity (28.5 m height), studied over five months. Literature review reveals that studies on food safety aspect of bamboo shoot are unsystematic and scanty hence need special attention. Present study highlights the therapeutic uses of Bambusa bambos along with the responsible chemical constituents.