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Pongamia pinnata: an updated review on its phytochemistry, & pharmacological uses

Pharmacy & Pharmacology International Journal
Muhammad Akram,1 Saurabh Nimesh,3 Muhammad Amjad Chishti,2 Md. Iftekhar Ahmad,3 Shikha Dhama,4 Manohar Lal5


The term herb is also acknowledged as botanical medication or usage of herb-based traditional medicinal practice in herbal medicine, and it refers to a herb or plant component that is utilized to formulate remedy to aid in the therapeutic procedure through sickness and ailment. Medicinal plants play an important role in both herbal medicine and modern pharmaceuticals. Pongamia pinnata (P. pinnata) has been recognized in different schemes of herbal medication for the treatment of a variety of diseases and ailments in humans. It comprises a variety of phytoconstituents and has a broad variety of pharmacological properties. Because of its thick network of lateral roots, it is a favored plant for managing earth corrosion and connecting sand mounds. The most significant properties of P. pinnata is that it can be used as biofuel besides used in the treatment of many diseases like cancers, stiff joints, hemorrhoids, bowel movement, vaginopathy, wound healing, cardioprotective, etc. This analysis examines existing knowledge of common uses, phytochemistry, and biological activities, as well as limitations that require future study.


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