A Comprehensive Review on Phytochemical, Pharmacological, Dielectric and Therapeutic Attributes of Multifarious Rudraksha (Elaeocarpus Ganitrus Roxb.)

  • Raaz K. Maheshwari Department of Chemistry, SBRM Govt PG College, Nagaur, Rajasthan
  • Anil Kumar Department of Physics, Govt Bangur College, Didwana, Nagaur, (Rajasthan) India
  • Sukhraj Punar Department of Chemistry, SBRM Govt PG College, Nagaur (Rajasthan) India
  • Lakha Ram Department of Chemistry, JNMP Govt PG College, Phalodi, Jodhpur, (Rajasthan) India
  • Ravi Sharma Department of Chemistry, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur (Rajasthan) India
  • Ashok K. Kakodia Department of Chemistry, SGG PG College, Banswara (Rajasthan) India
  • Bina Rani Department of Humanities & Applied Sciences, IIMT College of Engineering, Gautam
  • Upma Singh Department of Applied Chemistry, School of vocational Studies & Applied Sciences, Gautam Buddha University, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Greater Noida, (U.P.) India
Keywords: Anti-inflammatory, Hypoglycemic, Antiulcerogeni,c alkaloids, flavonoids, elaeocapine isoelaeocarpine , quercetin, gallic,

Abstract

In traditional system of medicine, different parts (beads, bark, leaves and outer shell of beads) of Rudraksha are considered for the alleviation of various health problems such as mental disorders, headache, fever, skin diseases and for healing the wounds. Ayurvedic texts categorize Rudraksha fruits as thermogenic, sedative, cough alleviator and are useful for the treatment of bronchitis, neuralgia, cephalagia, anorexia, migraine, manic conditions and other brain disorders. It is employed in folk medicine as a counter agent of stress, anxiety, depression, palpitation, nerve pain, epilepsy, lack of concentration, asthma, hypertension, arthritis and liver diseases. Furthermore it is retrieve to exhibit diversed pharmacological activities like anti-inflammatory, analgesic, hypoglycemic, antiulcerogenic and very high antimicrobial activity. phytosterols, alkaloids, flavonoids, carbohydrates, proteins, fats and tannins have been found to be largely responsible for the therapeutic potential of E.ganitrus. Significant amount of phytocomponents such as isoelaeocarpicine, elaeocapine isoelaeocarpine and quercetin, gallic, ellagic acids and rudrakine have been found to occur in rudraksha.In the present review, an attempt has been made to congregate the botanical, phytochemical, ethno medicinal, pharmacological information on Elaeocarpus ganitrus Roxb.

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Published
2021-02-10
How to Cite
Maheshwari, R. K., Kumar , A., Punar, S., Ram, L., Sharma, R., Kakodia, A. K., Rani, B., & Singh, U. (2021). A Comprehensive Review on Phytochemical, Pharmacological, Dielectric and Therapeutic Attributes of Multifarious Rudraksha (Elaeocarpus Ganitrus Roxb.). European Journal of Applied Sciences, 9(1), 97-109. https://doi.org/10.14738/aivp.91.9438