ISSN 0975-3583

Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research

    In-Depth Review on Phytochemistry and Pharmacological significance of Clitoria Ternatea

    Roshni Tandey, G Vijaya Kumar, Debjani Sarkar, Shounak Sarkhel, Shweta Sinha, Bandana Singh, Vishal Pathak, Hemlata, Anil Kumar
    JCDR. 2024: 944-961



    Since they are powerful and have few negative effects, medicinal and aromatic herbs have been utilized for centuries. Research is at its pinnacle as a result. The Fabaceae family climbing plant Clitoria ternatea, also known as the "Butterfly Pea" and Shankpushpi, has been utilized in Conventional Ayurvedic Medicine in response to this phenomenon. It has been used for centuries as a nootropic, memory enhancer, antistress, anxiolytic, depression medication, anticonvulsant, tranquilizing, and sedative agent. From Clitoria ternatea Linn, a variety of secondary metabolites, including as triterpenoids, flavonol glycosides, anthocyanins, and steroids, have been identified. Its extracts have a broad spectrum of pharmacological effects, such as the ability to suppress blood platelet aggregation, be antibacterial, antipyretic, antiinflammatory, analgesic, diuretic, local anesthetic, antidiabetic, and insecticidal. They may also be used to relax vascular smooth muscle. Traditional uses for this plant are longstanding. Numerous disorders have been treated using Ayurvedic medicine, and scientific research has proven which are still relevant today.Numerous active ingredients, including alkaloids, glucosides, flavonoids, saponins, tannins, and sugars, are present in the pants.

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    Volume & Issue

    Volume 15 Issue 2


    Phytochemistry, Shankpushpi, Clitoria ternatea, Antihyperlipidmic, Ayurveda