To Study of Phytochemical Parameters and Properties of Madhuca Longifolia Medicinal Plant Found in Jashpur District

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Pramod Yadaw, Dr. Shilpi Shrivastava


Madhuca longifolia (mahua) is widely referred to as the Honey Tree; butter-nut tree is a member of the Sapotaceae family. Mahua is a medicinal plant that grows in the subtropical region of Chhattisgarh in Jashpur district. It is about 17 meters in height and wild and is economically produced by the farmers because it is a good source of jobs for many. The phytochemical mahua study indicates rich in sugar, vitamins, protein, glycosides, alkaloids, tannins, flavonoids and phenolic compounds that are responsible for pharmacological drug properties such as anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-hyperglycemic, spasmolytic, hepatoprotector, antico-narcophytic, anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcerative, anti-antithelic, spasmolytic, antitasytic, anti-corrosive, anticancer and other medications. Mahua flowers are commonly employed in the production of liquors as well as in food products of different varieties. This can generate jobs and assist enhance the possible source of income for Jashpur. Commercial use of mahua flowers in various culinary products can boost jobs and assist generate a potential income source for Jashpur. The review focuses mostly on the traditional use of different sections of a plant, phytochemicals and their chemical structures and on the documented pharmacological activity.

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