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International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Development

Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A (2019)

Review on pharmacological activities of Azadirachta indica

Author(s):

Snehil jaiswal, Sumiran Chauhan, Gaurav Bansal, Sonali Agarwal, DV Surya Prakash

Abstract:

Azadirachta indica, commonly known as neem, or Indian lilac, and is native to the Indian subcontinent. It has been used in ayurvedic medicine for more than 4000-5000 years due to its medicinal properties. It can grow in regions with an annual rainfall below 400 mm, growth reported best on well drained deep and sandy soils. It contains phytochemical compounds like Quercetin and kaempferol, nimbosterol, phenolic compounds, gallic acid, catechin. Nimbidin, nimbine, tannins and tannic acid etc. It shows many pharmacological activities like anti-oxidant, anti-cancer, anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory activities etc.

Pages: 17-18  |  1768 Views  748 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Snehil jaiswal, Sumiran Chauhan, Gaurav Bansal, Sonali Agarwal, DV Surya Prakash. Review on pharmacological activities of Azadirachta indica. Int. J. Pharm. Res. Dev. 2019;1(1):17-18. DOI: 10.33545/26646862.2019.v1.i1a.5