T. Usha Kiran Reddy*, M. Vijaya Lakshmi, A. Rajeshwari, G. Sindhu, K. Muni Raja Lakshmi, Ch. Apparao, G.R. Sravani, N. Sahana
S V University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, S V University, Tirupati-51702, Andhra Pradesh, India.
A B S T R A C T
An Indian shrub Abutilon indicum, belongs to the family of Malvaceae traditionally known as tuturabenda or duvena kayalu. Multiple parts of the plant such as roots, leaves, flowers, seeds as well as whole plant is helpful in treating several ailments. It contains constituents such as alkaloids, flavonoids, tannins, mucilage, β-sitosterol, asparagines, hexoses, n-alkane mixtures, alkanol, gallic acid and sesquiterpenes. The plant is found to possess Antioxidant acivity, Nephroprotective activity, Diuretic activity, Anti-urolithiatic activity, Anti-diarrhoeal, Respiratory activity, Cardioprotective activity, Hepatoprotective activity, Anti-inflammatory activity, Antihypoglycemic activity, Antiulcer and gastroprotective activity, anticonvulsant activity, Antiarthric activity, Antipyretci activity, Wound healing activity, Antivenomic activity, Aprodisiac activity, Cytotoxic activity, Antifungal activity, Antibacterial activity, Antiviral activity, Antimalarial activity, Larvicidal activity, Immunodulatory activity. The present aim of this review is provide to detailed information on phytochemical and pharmacological profile of Abutilon indicum.
Keywords: Abutilon indicum, Phytochemical, Pharmacological activity.