ArticleA Review on Ficus racemosa Linn: Medicinal Herb
Thorat Sheela S* , Kumbhar Ujwala M, Mali Ramling D, Patil Poonam J, Tarlekar Sneha T
Thorat Sheela S*
From ancient time, Herbal medicines are used in all over India. Ficus racemosa L. is widely used plant which belongs to family Moraceae. This is popular in all over India and these are especially popular in indigenous system of medicines. the F.racemosa L. widely distributed in Asia, Africa, America. The various parts of plant are used such as leaves, bark, seed, root, stems and fruits. The plant consist of different chemical constituent such flavanoid glycoside, alkaloids, phenolic acids , steroids , saponins , coumarins , tannins , triterpenoids , flavonoids, vitamin C. The chemical constituent presents in plants are responsible for pharmacological activity. The various parts of plant shows different pharmacological activity such as ,anticancer, anthelmintic antibacterial, antipyretic, wound healing anticarcinogenic ,antidiuretic, antitussive, anti-inflammatory, antidiarrheal, antifilarial, hepatoprotective ,antiulcer, antiasthmatic activity.
Keywords : Ficus racemosa L., Chemical constituent ,Pharmacological activity