MEDICINAL IMPORTANCE OF ADENANTHERA PAVONINA -AN EVIDENCE BASED OVERVIEW
Kavitha K.*, Vishali M., Abarnadevika A., Ariharasivakumar G., Athira K.S. and Pavithra S.
Nowadays peoples using medicinal plants to treat various diseases. Adenanthera pavonina is considered to have different medicinal values which belong to the family Fabaceae. The review was carried out to discuss in detail about pharmacological activities of Adenanthera pavoninaI(AP).Various literature collection of this plant and collection of its pharmacological actions. The phytoconstituents of alkaloids, carbohydrates, flavonoids, sterols, terpenoids, and saponins are present in Adenanthera pavonina. In this review evaluated the various pharmacological activities of the AP. From the literature collections the Adenanthera pavonina had Anti-diabetic Activity, Hypolipidemic activity, Antihypertensive activity, Antidiarrhoeal activity, Anti-Cancer Activity, Antioxidant activity, Antiviral acitivity, Anti-inflammatory activity and Antimicrobial Properties.
Keywords: Phytoconstituents, Fabaceae, in vivo, in vitro, red bead tree.
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