Annona reticulata L. phytoconstituents and pharmacology: A review
Amulya Kumari, Latika Sharan, Amit Patnaik
Annona reticulata L. belongs to family Annonaceae, which consists of 130 genera and 2500 species and commonly known as Bullock’s heart, custard apple, Ramphal etc. It is mainly found in tropical and sub-tropical areas of world and is native to West Indies. Plant is mainly grown for its delicious sweet fruit. Fruits are rich in potassium, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium, iron, vitamin C, which helps in boosting immunity. It is use in traditional system of medicine for treatment of various diseases diarrhea, dysentery, fever, cough and cold, and as tonic, expectorant, analgesic, astringent etc. It possesses pharmacological property like antimicrobial, antioxidant, anticancer, antidiabetic, anthelmintic etc.; acetogenins and reticulenins are the compounds isolated from Annona reticulata L. which are known to be responsible for the various pharmacological properties of the plant.
Amulya Kumari, Latika Sharan, Amit Patnaik. Annona reticulata L. phytoconstituents and pharmacology: A review. International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Volume 3, Issue 3, 2021, Pages 159-165