WJPR Citation New

  All Since 2011
 Citation  2903  2393
 h-index  27  24
 i10-index  68  60

Login

Best Paper Awards

World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (WJPR) will give best paper award in every issue in the form of money along with certificate to promote research activity of scholar.
            Best Paper Award :
Dr. Muhammad Baqir MR Fakhrildin
Download Article: Click Here

Search

Track Your Article

Abstract

A REVIEW ON BANANA BLOSSOM: THE HEART OF BANANA

Pushpaveni C.*, Visagaperumal D. and Vineeth Chandy

ABSTRACT

The banana plant is treelike a perennial herb. It’s a herbaceous flowering plant belonging to the genus Musa and the family Musaceae. It has an edible fruit and plant has no much use after harvesting the fruits, but researchers say that even the other parts of the plant like stems, leaves, and flowers have nutritional and medicinal uses. This review focuses mainly on the banana flowers and the ethnobotanical uses states that the banana flower is used for various activities like immunomodulatory potential, anthelmintic, antiulcer, antioxidant, anticancer, antibacterial, antidiabetic, and anti HIV activity. Apart from the medicinal uses the flower is also used as vegetable by the people all over the world, hence for this reason Banana flowers are known as Banana hearts. The aim of this review is to explore the pharmacological studies on banana blossoms. This paper also focuses on the nutrition value and phytochemical constituents of the banana blossom which is helpful for developing new generic medicines for certain uncontrollable diseases.

Keywords: Musa acuminata, banana blossoms, bioactive constituents, nutrition value.


[Full Text Article]

Call for Paper

World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (WJPR)
Read More

Email & SMS Alert

World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (WJPR)
Read More

Article Statistics

World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (WJPR)
Read More

Online Submission

World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (WJPR)
Read More