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A review of the taxonomy, ethno-botany and pharmacological activity of Atalantia monophylla L

Vijayakumar, S., Arulmozhi, P., Rajalakshmi, S., Mahadevan, S., Parameswari, N.
Acta ecologica Sinica 2020 v.40 no.3 pp. 204-209
Atalantia, alkaloids, cough, females, fever, fruit juices, headache, heat, indigestion, larvicides, limonoids, males, medicinal properties, nausea, paralysis, rheumatoid arthritis, skin diseases, solvents, stomach, taxonomy, tissue culture, traditional medicine
The Atalantia monophylla (L), is commonly known as kattu elumichai in Tamil belonging to the family Rutaceae have been used in traditional medicine for various purposes like anti-arthritis Chronic rheumatism, Chronic dyspepsia, fever and cough. Consumption of the fruit juice every day, in the evenings cure belly pain and bloating, nausea, heat burns,vomiting and stomach pain, headache, and paralysis, rheumatoid pain, joint pain, glandular swelling stimulant, hemiplegia, malarial fever, itching,crack or other skin diseases in the male or female organs. The plant has been predictable in traditional reports for treatment of infection diseases. In this review gives a comprehensive summary of ethano-botanical uses chemical components, biological effects of this species. Chemical consistent such as (alkaloids, limonoids, tetranortriterpenoids) also included different kinds of preparation and extracts prepared from various solvent compounds. The isolation from this species has been proven to be entire spectrum of biological and pharmacological such as antioxidant, antimicrobial, antidiabetic, larvicidal, tissue culture activities. The previous literature indicates that it has higher different activities were showed potential activities based on the obtained data. We concluded that this species has been potential therapeutic properties for use as a pharmaceutical sectors.