Phytochemistry and therapeutic uses of Albizia lebbeck
Author(s): Sheetal S Samant, Vijay A Jagtap, Prajakt Kalangutkar, Raghunath Morye, Akshaya Gadekar, Riddhi Rane and Samidha Desai
Albizia lebbeck is herb belonging to the family Fabaceae. It has several phyto-constituents that show many health benefits. Traditionally it is used to cure fever, diarrhoea, dysentery, asthma, cold, cough, conjunctivitis, arthritis, dental problems and skin disease. It has anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-pyretic and immune-modulatory property. The plant contains alkaloids, flavones, flavonoids, tannins, saponins and phenolic compounds. Its leaves contain kaempferol. Pods contain a triterpenoid albiginic acid.
Sheetal S Samant, Vijay A Jagtap, Prajakt Kalangutkar, Raghunath Morye, Akshaya Gadekar, Riddhi Rane, Samidha Desai. Phytochemistry and therapeutic uses of Albizia lebbeck. Int J Herb Med 2023;11(5):22-26. DOI: 10.22271/flora.2023.v11.i5a.884