International Journal of Botany Studies

International Journal of Botany Studies


International Journal of Botany Studies
International Journal of Botany Studies
Vol. 7, Issue 1 (2022)

Pharmacological and Phytochemical studies on Clitoria ternatea L.–A review


Arya M R, Suhara Beevy S, Mathew Dan

Medicinal plants are a rare gift to humans since they are used to cure innumerable diseases; these plants have been used immensely in Ancient Ayurveda and Folk medicine. The plant Clitoria ternatea L. commonly known as Aparajitha in Sanskrit has been mentioned as one of the most prominent herb in Ancient Ayurveda. The species belongs to the subgenera Clitoria, is a common garden plant in most parts of the world. The extracts of the plant plants like leaf, flower and roots have been scientifically evaluated for anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, antimicrobial, antipyretic, antioxidative and sedative properties. The flower extracts have been used as a dyeing agent and also is an active ingredient in the cosmetic industry. This review mainly unveils the potential bioactivities of the medicinal plant Clitoria ternatea L.
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Arya M R, Suhara Beevy S, Mathew Dan. Pharmacological and Phytochemical studies on Clitoria ternatea L.–A review. International Journal of Botany Studies, Volume 7, Issue 1, 2022, Pages 462-471
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