• MANBIR KAUR Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Banasthali Vidyapeeth, Banasthali, Rajasthan
  • RAKESH YADAV Khalsa college of Pharmacy, G. T. Road, Amritsar, Punjab, India



Careyaarborea, Slow match tree, Lecythidaceae, Microscopy, Biological activity


Careyaarborea Roxb. is a medium-sized deciduous tree of 9 to 18 m height, surviving throughout India up to an altitude of 1,500 meters and other Asian countries. The tree belongs to

Family Lecythidaceae and has folklore use in treating cold, cough, tumours, asthma, inflammations, ulcers and skin infections. The present review reveals updated, comprehensive and categorized information on pharmacognostical evaluation containing morphology as well as microscopic studies, ethnopharmacology, physiochemical parameters, preliminary photochemical screening, phytochemistry and elaborated pharmacological studies.


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How to Cite

KAUR, M., and R. YADAV. “PHARMACOGNOSTIC, ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL, PHYTOCHEMICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL PROFILE OF WILD GUAVA I.E. CAREYA ARBOREA ROXB”. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, vol. 9, no. 3, May 2017, pp. 1-7, doi:10.22159/ijcpr.2017.v9i3.18887.



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