Mangifera fruit-tree found in India. Use of

Mangifera indica
leaves , is an important component of indigenous medical systems for over 4000
years, and the largest fruit-tree found in India. Use of  Mangifera inidica leaves as a
medicinal agent is dated back to as early as 327 BC . The presence of some
major groups of phytochemical constituents such ad saponins, anthraquinones,
terpenoids, etc and therapeutically active components such as mangiferin ,
stigmasterol, friedelin, lupeol, etc has also been reported from Mangifera
indica leaves. There is a paucity of scientific data in support of their
efficacy, although the leaves have been traditionally used as antibacterial and
immunomodulatory agent. Mangifera indica leaves are used as an
antibacterial agent in Nigerian folk medecine . To determine whether or not
there is a scientific  basis for this use
, the effect of the blood glucose level was assesed in normoglycaemic,
glucose-induced hyperglycaemic and streptozotocin , induced diabetic rats. The
aqueous extract given orally did not alter the blood glucose levels in either
normoglycaemic or STZ- induced diabetic rats.

 

 

        
Aqueous extracts of Mangifera indica leaves showed significant
impact on reproductive functions, wound healing and antidiabetic activities.
Alcoholic extracts of Mangifera indica leaves has been found to
inhibit  TNF- and ILIB expression and
B-lactamase  producing entevic bacterial
growth.

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Mangifera indica leaves are equipped with a thick outer cuticle
to prevent wetting whent it’s raining and lost of nutrients. Also , Mangifera
indica leaves are found alternating on the plant stem to maximize the light
energy received from the sun. This is due to the fact that Mangifera indica
grow best in full sun.Mangifera indica leaves , is an important
component of indigenous medical systems for over 4000 years, and the largest
fruit-tree found in India. Use of  Mangifera
inidica leaves as a medicinal agent is dated back to as early as 327 BC .
The presence of some major groups of phytochemical constituents such ad
saponins, anthraquinones, terpenoids, etc and therapeutically active components
such as mangiferin , stigmasterol, friedelin, lupeol, etc has also been
reported from Mangifera indica leaves. There is a paucity of
scientific data in support of their efficacy, although the leaves have been traditionally
used as antibacterial and immunomodulatory agent. Mangifera indica
leaves are used as an antibacterial agent in Nigerian folk medecine . To
determine whether or not there is a scientific 
basis for this use , the effect of the blood glucose level was assesed
in normoglycaemic, glucose-induced hyperglycaemic and streptozotocin , induced
diabetic rats. The aqueous extract given orally did not alter the blood glucose
levels in either normoglycaemic or STZ- induced diabetic rats.

 

 

       
Aqueous extracts of Mangifera indica leaves showed significant
impact on reproductive functions, wound healing and antidiabetic activities.
Alcoholic extracts of Mangifera indica leaves has been found to
inhibit  TNF- and ILIB expression and
B-lactamase  producing entevic bacterial
growth.

 

        
Mangifera indica leaves are equipped with a thick outer cuticle
to prevent wetting whent it’s raining and lost of nutrients. Also , Mangifera
indica leaves are found alternating on the plant stem to maximize the light
energy received from the sun. This is due to the fact that Mangifera indica
grow best in full sun.

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