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Title: A review of phytochemistry and pharmacology profile of Juglans regia
Authors: Gupta A
Behl T
Panichayupakaranan P.
Keywords: Juglans regia
Issue Date: 2019
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Abstract: Walnuts are among the most widely spread and commercially grown tree nuts in the world. It is known for its wide array of benefits which includes its use in cardiovascular disease, type II diabetes mellitus, anti-infectives, anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-hypertensives, hepato-protective and lipid lowering agents. It has also shown its pharmacological properties in the treatment of diarrhea, sinusitis, anorexia, thyroid disorders, skin disorders which includes eczema. The present review article will provide the insights of the available literature on its ethnobotanical use, phytoconstituents, traditional uses, pharmacological activities performed in-vivo, in-vitro and clinical trials and current research prospects of the Juglans regia L. Due to the increased inclination towards naturopathy and ayurveda, several investigations are being aimed at scientific validation, isolation and identification of active constituents of crude extracts from various natural sources.
URI: 10.1016/j.obmed.2019.100142
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