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Abstract

Phytochemical, Biological and Traditional Claims on Averrhoa bilimbi: An Overview

Author(s): M. Garg, S. K. Chaudhary, Sapna Kumari and Anju Goyal*
Chitkara College of Pharmacy, Chitkara University, Punjab 140101, 1Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development Takyelpat, Imphal, Manipur 795001, India

Correspondence Address:
Anju Goyal, Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development Takyelpat, Imphal, Manipur 795001, India, E-mail: [email protected]


Averrhoa bilimbi is primarily utilized in traditional medicine to cure blood pressure, high levels of sugar in the blood and many infectious diseases. The key objective of the current review is to assemble and establish literature based on traditional claims and relate those with up-to-date pharmacological results on the use of Averrhoa bilimbi for managing diverse diseases. Literature was collected, systematically assessed, understood and discoursed from the various scientific databases as Scopus, Pub Med and Science direct by using keyword Averrhoa bilimbi. Various biological activities have confirmed the potential of Averrhoa bilimbi to act as antioxidant, antimicrobial, antidiabetic, hypotensive, anti-inflammatory and hepatoprotective which indicates the excessive worth of plant holds as complementary and alternative medicine. Consequently, it is aimed to compile a current and complete review of Averrhoa bilimbi which offsets its traditional uses as medicine, phytochemistry and biological effects

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