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Anuj Modi, Vijay Mishra, Ajita Bhatt, Aviral Jain, Mohd. Hashim Mansoori, Ekta Gurnany, Vimal Kumar. Delonix regia:historic perspectives and modern phytochemical and pharmacological researches[J]. Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines, 2016, 14(1): 31-39

Delonix regia:historic perspectives and modern phytochemical and pharmacological researches

Anuj Modi1, Vijay Mishra2, Ajita Bhatt2, Aviral Jain2, Mohd. Hashim Mansoori2, Ekta Gurnany2, Vimal Kumar3
1 Department of Pharmacognosy, ADINA Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sagar 470001, India;
2 ADINA Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sagar 470001, India;
3 Department of Phytopharmaceutical and Natural Product, Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University, Ahemdabad 382481, India
Abstract:
Delonix regia (Bojer ex Hook) Raffin (Fabaceae), also known as flame of forest, is a semi-deciduous tree, distributed throughout Madagascar, India, Africa, and Northern Australia. Various parts of the plant are traditionally used for the treatment of different ailments such as inflammation, rheumatism, bronchitis, diabetes, anemia, fever, gynecological disorders, and pneumonia. The plant possess antioxidant, hepatoprotective, gastroprotective, wound healing, antiarthritic, larvicidal, antimalarial, antiemetic, antibacterial, antifungal, antiinflammatory, analgesic, antidiarrhoeal, antiheamolytic, diuretic, and anthelmintic activities. This review is an up-to-date compilation on its traditional uses in context to phytochemical and pharmacological perspectives.
Key words:    Delonix regia    Fabaceae    Phytochemistry    Pharmacology   
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