Amelioration in the Therapeutic Uses of Ficus carica Linn
Keywords:Ficus carica Linn., Fig, Phytochemical properties, Anjeer
Ficus carica, also known as ‘Anjeer’ is a lactiferous, perennial, deciduous small tree that belongs to the Moraceae family spread across the tropical and subtropical region. It contains various phytochemicals such as flavonoids, triterpenoids, coumarins, volatile oil, and psoralen which can fight many diseases. Ficus carica is used in the treatment of asthma, scabies, toothache, diarrhea, chest pain, nose bleeding, gout, leprosy, spasmodic, cancer, piles, cough, leukoderma, diabetes, etc. This review was prepared by a detailed literature survey on its pharmacognostic profile and transformation of traditional medicinal activities into modernity. For this review, we have collected the literature that has been published since 2022 in the following databases: Pubmed, Scopus, Science direct, SciFinder, Google Scholar, and regional traditional herbal literature.
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