In india, annona squamosa sugar apple leaves are crushed and applied to wounds, ulcers. Some uses of annona species in medicine, cherimoya annona cherimolia. Research journal of pharmaceutical, biological and. The sugar apple tree ranges from 10 to 20 ft 36 m in height with open crown of irregular branches, and somewhat zigzag twigs. Annona squamosa a small wellbranched tree or shrub that bears edible fruits called sugar apples, species of the genus annona and member of the family annonaceae more willing to grow at lower altitudes than its relatives annona reticulata and annona cherimola.
Some uses of annona species in medicine, cherimoya annona. He improvised the pervious classifications by combining floral characteristics and fruit morphology and. Annonaceae is a tropical plant species known for its edible fruit which has some medicinal merits, but also some toxicological effects. Deciduous leaves, alternately arranged on short, hairy petioles, are lanceolate or oblong, blunt tipped, 2 to 6 in 515 cm long and 34 to 2 in 25 cm wide. Annona squamosa, medicinal properties of annona squamosa, traditional uses,phytochemical of annona squamosa, pharmacological activities of annona squamosa introduction annona squamosa or sugar apple is also known as sitaphal. Medicinal uses of most commonly used annonaceae species. Annona squamosa linn is used as an antioxidant, antidiabetics, hepatoprotective, cytotoxicactivity, genetoxicity, antitumour activity, antilice agent. A downloadable pdf document of a book in prepublication awaiting illustration. Parts of cherimoya annona cherimolia, custard apple a. Literatures of many research work conducted so far proves that every parts of a. The multifaceted uses of custard apple leaves include protein. With an accompanying extension manual, this will provide opportunities for both. The plants reputed to possess varied medicinal properties like, mosquitocidal 3.
Biosynthesis of nanoparticles is a kind of bottom up approach where the main reaction occurring is reductionoxidation. Its fruits are commonly known as custard apple which is eatable. The result of combine extract was significant decrease in paw volume. Folkloric record reported the use of annona squamosa as an insecticidal, an anti. Sitaphal is a yellowish green fruit of the family of plant species annona. An excellent, if rather terse, guide to the traditional medicinal uses of the plants of the region an infusion of the leaves and fruit is used to aid digestion and treat rheumatism.
This study shows that the seed extracts of annona squamosa may be utilised. Excellent guide to 102 medicinal herbs of the pacific islands, with photographs of each plant and details of their constituents, biological activities and traditional uses. Annonaceae is a fruit tree with a long history of traditional uses. This plant was reputed to contain several medicinal properties. In india, annona squamosa sugar apple leaves are crushed and applied to wounds, ulcers, and is sniffed to relieve hysteria and fainting spells. A description of each plant, together with habitat and distribution is given. Request pdf pharmacological activities of annona squamosa. The pharmacological properties of annona squamosa linn. The health and medicinal benefits of the custard apple fruit are numerous even though the leaves or seeds have. This tends us to search for a new and easily available green reductant. Antiinfective and anticancer properties of the annona. Some of the natural medicinal plants are so common that we use them in daily life. Annona squamosa linn, commonly known as sugar apple, belonging to the family annonaceae, is said to show varied medicinal effects, including insecticide, antiovulatory and abortifacient. The fruit of this plant is commonly known as custard apple which is eatable.546 786 1196 1078 482 841 11 290 1216 315 566 871 491 605 612 816 1428 1405 1055 195 431 1471 1193 787 517 739 689 120 585 349 820 208 1166 885 1096