A Review on Medicinal Uses of Bauhinia Variegata Linn

  • Narinder Singh CT Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Amandeep Singh ISF College of Pharmacy
  • Dilrose Pabla CT Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Keywords: Bauhinia variegata, Pharmacological Activities, chemical constituents, medicinal uses


Bauhinia variegata Linn (Mountain Ebony) is a medium-sized, deciduous tree, found all through India, climbing to a height of 1,300 m in the Himalayas. The plant is generally utilized by the tribals all through India and mainstream in different indigenous frameworks of drug like Ayurveda, Unani what's more, and Homeopathy. Taking after the different conventional claims on utility of this plant in curing number of sicknesses, significant endeavors have been made by scientists to confirm its utility through pharmacological screenings. The medicate has been depicted as Grahi, Krimighna, Kushtaghna, Gandamalanashaka, Vranaropaka, Mehaghna and Raktapittashamak. Impressive endeavors have been made by specialists to concentrate the concoction and organic capability of the plant. The detailed pharmacological exercises of Bauhinia variegata Linn. are hostile to diabetic, against ulcer, hostile to oxidant, nephroprotective, hostile to growth, hepatoprotective, calming, immunomodulatory, hostile to microbial, hostile to bacterial. Kanchanara is one of the real element of numerous essential plans utilized as a part of Ayurveda arrangement of pharmaceutical, for example, Kanchanara Guggulu, Kanchan gutika, Gandamala kundan rasa, Gulkand Kanchanara and Kanchanaradi Kwatha,Ushirasava, Chandanasava, Vidangarishta, Kanchanara drava, Kanchnara Varuna Kwatha.

Author Biographies

Narinder Singh, CT Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Department of Pharmaceutics,
CT Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shahpur,
Jalandhar, Punjab, India

Amandeep Singh, ISF College of Pharmacy

Department of Pharmaceutics,
I.S.F.College of Pharmacy, Moga
Punjab, India

Dilrose Pabla, CT Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Department of Pharmaceutics,
CT Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
Shahpur, Jalandhar, Punjab, India


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How to Cite
Singh, N., Singh, A. and Pabla, D. 2019. A Review on Medicinal Uses of Bauhinia Variegata Linn. PharmaTutor. 7, 6 (Jun. 2019), 12-17.

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