Author(s): Mrinal Sharma, Pradeep Goyal, Payal Mittal

Email(s): mriduchg@gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2024.00432   

Address: Mrinal Sharma1*, Pradeep Goyal2, Payal Mittal1
1University Institute of Pharma Sciences, Chandigarh University, Gharuan, Mohali, Punjab - 140143, India.
2Saraswati College of Pharmacy, Gharuan Khara Mohali, Punjab -140143, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 17,      Issue - 6,     Year - 2024


ABSTRACT:
Persimmon (Diospyros kaki) also known as Japani phal belongs to family Ebenaceae. It is well known for its nutritional qualities and possess antioxidant, antibacterial, anticancer etc. Intake of the persimmon is of great interest because several research were done that have associated its consumption with health benefits. It's high in vitamin A, ascorbic acid, calcium, potassium, antioxidant phenolic compounds, and other tannins, and its fruits and leaves have traditionally been used to cure dyspnea, paralysis, bleeding, cough, hypertension, frostbite, and burns. The pharmacological activities of the plant are due the presence of bioactive compounds /phytochemicals. Tannins have anti-mutagenic, anti-carcinogenic activity, and pro anthacyanidin aids in the treatment of hyperlipidemia and hyperglycemia. Carotenoids are important for quenching free radicals, reducing risks associated with cardiovascular variables and DM (diabetic mellitus). Owing rich phytochemistry and effectiveness in mitigating oxidative damage induced by reactive oxygen species. Number of plants were studied for their chemical constituent’s importance in allopathic field. The plant has many beneficial uses already those benefits discussed in this review article for the future references. Persimmon unique characteristic is high soluble tannin content, that is mainly responsible for its astringent activity. Persimmon is generally classified into astringent and non-astringent types. Current scientific data confirmed the medicinal values of Persimmon.


Cite this article:
Mrinal Sharma, Pradeep Goyal, Payal Mittal. Therapeutic Potentials of Persimmon (Diospyros kaki): An Updated Review. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2024; 17(6):2757-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2024.00432

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Mrinal Sharma, Pradeep Goyal, Payal Mittal. Therapeutic Potentials of Persimmon (Diospyros kaki): An Updated Review. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2024; 17(6):2757-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2024.00432   Available on: https://rjptonline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2024-17-6-51


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