Thespesia populnea is a limited tree in the Malvaceae family, usually found in the sultry regions and coastal woodlands of India. The various parts concerning this plant like roots, bark, leaves, flowers and fruits are famous to possess various pharmacological properties. The presence of a off-course range of chemical compounds to a degree alkaloids, carbohydrates, flavonoids, glycosides, phenols, saponins, tannins, terpenoids etc. are responsible for its differing pharmacological properties. The objective of the review is to provide a devote effort to something the traditional uses, phyotochemical and pharmacological facets of Thespesia populnea for easy access of investigators intending to bother the wide range of active synthetic constituents in this place plant.

Author(s) Details:

Bibu John Kariyil,
Department of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Mannuthy – 680651, India.

K. R. Pravisha,
NMPB Project, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, India.

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Keywords: Thespesia populnea, ethnomedicinal uses, phytochemical constituents, pharmacological applications