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ISSN: 2637-4706

Drug Designing & Intellectual Properties International Journal

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A Review on The Phytochemical and Pharmacological Properties Barringtonia Asiatica

Volume 2 - Issue 3

Isaac John Umaru1*, Fasihuddin Badruddin Ahmed1, Hauwa A Umaru2, Kerenhappuch I Umaru3 and Benedict Samling1

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    • 1Faculty of Resource Science and Technology, University of Malaysia Sararwak, Kuching, 94300 Kota Samarahan Malaysia
    • 2Department of Biochemistry Moddibo Adama University Yola Adamawa state
    • 3Department of Biochemistry University of Maiduguri Borno State

    *Corresponding author: Isaac John Umaru, Faculty of Resource Science and Technology Sarawak, Kuching, Federal University, Malaysia

Received:September 09, 2018;   Published: September 18, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/DDIPIJ.2018.02.000138

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A review of Barringtonia asiatica considered to be a mangrove associated species is made to update its Phytochemical and Pharmacological Properties which is claimed to be a broad-spectrum medicinal property. Barringtonia asiatica was commonly used in various country of the world for treatment of liver disorder, diarrheal disease, eye disease, as well as antifungal and antibacterial, as well as chest pains and heart troubles. It was also considered a fish killer; this has been identified as a source of Natural products with potentials as an antitumor. The aim of the present review is to provide detailed information regarding geographical distribution, phytochemicals and pharmacological properties of this plant.

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Abstract| Introduction| Taxonomy| Origin and Geographical Location| Morphology of Barringtonia asiatica| Traditional uses of Barringtonia asiatica| Conclusion| Refernces|