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Diospyros kaki (Ebenaceae): A Review


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1 Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management, Solan, H.P, India
2 Nitte Gulabhi Shetty Memorial Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Paneer, Mangalore, India
     

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The present review article is an effort to compile all the Phytochemical and Pharmacological investigations regarding the plant Diospyros kaki (Ebenaceae). The plant is traditionally used to treat various ailments like gonorrhoea, leucorrhoea, menorrhoea, diabetes, cough and also in the treatment of herpes. Several phytoconstituents has been isolated and identified from the different parts of the plant belonging to the category of glycosides, flavonoids, tannins, saponins, sterols and triterpenoids. A review of chemical constituents present and their pharmacological activities are given in the present article.

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Diospyros kaki, Ebenaceae, Japenese Persimmon.
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Sunity Singh
Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management, Solan, H.P, India
Himanshu Joshi
Nitte Gulabhi Shetty Memorial Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Paneer, Mangalore, India

Abstract


The present review article is an effort to compile all the Phytochemical and Pharmacological investigations regarding the plant Diospyros kaki (Ebenaceae). The plant is traditionally used to treat various ailments like gonorrhoea, leucorrhoea, menorrhoea, diabetes, cough and also in the treatment of herpes. Several phytoconstituents has been isolated and identified from the different parts of the plant belonging to the category of glycosides, flavonoids, tannins, saponins, sterols and triterpenoids. A review of chemical constituents present and their pharmacological activities are given in the present article.

Keywords


Diospyros kaki, Ebenaceae, Japenese Persimmon.