Insights into phyto pharmaceutical studies of the under-utilized mangrove species of Lumnitzera racemosa wild: A review

K Soumya, A Srivani, G Krishna Mohan
2022 International Journal of Herbal Medicine  
The traditional medical system has made extensive use of plants and naturally occurring compounds derived from plants. The plant has been discovered to be phyto chemically abundant in tannins, terpenes, terpenoids, phenolic compounds, phytosterols, and a variety of new metabolites that have displayed notable pharmacological effects. Lumnitzera racemosa wild is a non-viviparous evergreen shrub or small tree, an Indo-West Pacific mangrove. It is extensively used therapeutically and is becoming
more » ... e wellknown as a valuable medicinal plant. Its morphology, chemical components, and biological activity in connection to extracts and extracted secondary metabolites have all been extensively studied in several examinations of this medicinal plant. This plant is used as anti-inflammatory, anti-angiogenic, anticancer, anti-diabetic, anti-oxidant, anti-hypertensive, anti-bacterial, and Cytotoxic, Hepatoprotective and anti-leishmanial activity. This review summarises the present level of knowledge about morphology, important bioactive components, their chemistry, purported medicinal properties, pharmacological activity, and traditional applications.
doi:10.22271/flora.2022.v10.i6a.839 fatcat:wwzs47fmfzabni2y7zopkv4fda