Ethnobotanical Potential and Phytochemical Screening of Bombax ceiba L.

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Parth Depani
Kamlesh Gadhvi
Suhas Vyas


Traditional knowledge of medicinal plants is showing important and significant values to society. One of the important trees growing in the Panchmahal region, Bombax ceiba, has immersed medicinal values sited in few kinds of literature. Local populations utilizing various parts of Bombax ceiba as medicines are to be known scientifically through traditional inputs. The present study was undertaken to emphasis the secondary metabolites present in different parts of B. ceiba growing region in Panchmahal, district. Traditional information about plant/tree in generally available related to leaves, trunk, root, fruits etc. the current study deals with knowledge of flowers along with thereof B. ceiba growing in Panchmahal district. Investigation for qualitative analysis of thorn, petals, and androecium was carried out for the tree B. ceiba growing in Panchamahal district.

Bombax ceiba, traditional uses, phytochemical, thorn, petals, androecium.

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Depani, P., Gadhvi, K., & Vyas, S. (2019). Ethnobotanical Potential and Phytochemical Screening of Bombax ceiba L. European Journal of Medicinal Plants, 29(4), 1-8.
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