A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW ON MEDICINAL PLANT: AEGLE MARMELOS (LINN) CORREA
*Saliya Parveen Gulam Rasool and Mohamed Hassan Dehghan
The plants are the good substitution for the medicines because of their less or no side effect and their ability to cure the problem from their root. The present study gives the complete profile of aegle marmelos belongs to family Rutaceae, commonly known as a bael in India. This review gives the detailed information about the phytochemistry and pharmacological activity of aegle marmelos. A number of biologically active compounds (Alkaloids, Terpenoids, Vitamins, Coumarins, Tannins, Carbohydrates, Flavonoids, Fatty Acids, and Essential Oils) isolated from various parts of aegle marmelos, which belongs to various chemical groups. This plant is having great prospective to cure the disease like diabetes, cholesterol, peptic ulcer, inflammation, diarrhea, and dysentery, anticancer, cardio protective, anti bacterial, anti fungal, radio protective, anti pyretic, analgesic, constipation, respiratory infection, antioxidant, hepatoprotective, wound healing and many more. Hence, this review may be a good reference for the researchers who are willing to commence further investigation about aegle marmelos.
Keywords: Aegle marmelos, Ehanobotanical description, Phytochemistry, Pharmacological activity.
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