Outline of the Pharmacological and Phytochemical Profile of the Jungle Jalebi (Pithecellobium dulce)

Abdul Hameed *

Azad Institute of Pharmacy & Research, Lucknow, U.P, India.

Yash Srivastav

Azad Institute of Pharmacy & Research, Lucknow, U.P, India.

Hina Afaq

Jaipur College of Pharmacy, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Afreen Hashmi

Babu Banarasi Das (BBD), Lucknow, U.P, India.

Mohd. Imtiyaz Ahmad

Azad Institute of Pharmacy & Research, Lucknow, U.P, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Pithecellobium dulce has numerous utilizations which has flexible jobs in the conventional arrangement of medication. A few investigations are being directed concerning the viability of the entire plant or its parts for the treatment of various sicknesses and ailments. Triterpenoids, sterols, flavonoids, tannins, and phytocompounds like quercetin, kaempferol, and dulcitol were recognized from the different pieces of the plant. In this article, the different remedial properties of P. dulce have been shown. P. dulce is an evergreen sharp tree; each piece of the plant has huge healthful values. The different parts of plant have been shown to display different pharmacological activities like anti-diabetic, locomotor, immunizing agent venom, free radical searching, protease inhibitor, mitigating, anti-bacterial, anti-mycobacterial, abortifacient, spermicidal, anti-convulsant, anti-ulcer, anti-diarrheal, anti-contagious, anti-tubercular, anti-tumor and as well as anti-oxidative properties and safety study like acute and sub-acute toxicity study. Therefore, the current review is cognizant on behalf of pharmacological studies, as well as phytochemicals.

Keywords: Pithecellobium dulce, phytochemistry, traditional uses, antivenom, abortion, spermicidal safety study

How to Cite

Hameed, A., Srivastav , Y., Afaq , H., Hashmi, A., & Ahmad , M. I. (2024). Outline of the Pharmacological and Phytochemical Profile of the Jungle Jalebi (Pithecellobium dulce). Asian Plant Research Journal, 12(2), 22–27. https://doi.org/10.9734/aprj/2024/v12i2245


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