Author(s): Rishi Kumar Shukla, Kishan


DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2021.00207.9   

Address: Rishi Kumar Shukla, Kishan*
Department of Chemistry, Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar (249404), Uttarakhand, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2021

Medicinal plants have been used traditionally by the native inhabitants since the ancient time for the treatment of many diseases. Plum (Prunus domestica L.) is also a medicinal plant generally 6 to 15meters tall and belong to the family Rosaceae. Its origin is thought to be near the Caspian Sea and it is found in Kashmir, Swat division of Pakistan and India as well. In this paper we have tried to through the light on its classification and chemistry. It has many anti-disease activities including antioxidant, antimicrobial, antihaemolytic, cholinesterase inhibitory, cytotoxic (anticancer), hepatoprotective, antihyperlipidemic, anti-inflammatory, antidiabetic, larvicidal and repellent activities. Therefore, this review gives a broad view on its classification, pharmacological activities and its phytochemicals.

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Rishi Kumar Shukla, Kishan. A Review on European Plum (Prunus domestica) for its Pharmacological activities and Phytochemicals. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2021; 14(2):1155-1162. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2021.00207.9

Rishi Kumar Shukla, Kishan. A Review on European Plum (Prunus domestica) for its Pharmacological activities and Phytochemicals. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2021; 14(2):1155-1162. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2021.00207.9   Available on:

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