A REVIEW ON AEGLE MARMELOS: PHYTO-PHARMACOLOGICAL PROSPECTIVE
Brijyog*1, Laliteshwar pratap singh1, Anup maiti2
1Institute of Pharmacy, Harish Chandra P.G. College, Varanasi
2Rajarshi Rananjay Singh College of Pharmacy, Amethi
Aegle marmelosLinn as locally known as bell belonging family Rutaceae. It is medium sized tree growing throughout the forest of India of altitude 1200 meter.A number of chemical constituents and various therapeutic effects of
leaves of Aegle marmelos have been reported by different scientist. Extensive investigations have been carried out on different parts of Aegle marmelos and as a consequence, varied classes of compound viz., alkaloids, coumarins,
terpenoids, fatty acids and amino acids have been isolated from its different parts. potential pharmacological activity of the leaves are hypoglycemic, antiinflammatory,
antimicrobial, anticancer, radioprotective, chemopreventive and anti-oxidative activity.
Keywords: Aegle marmelos, Bael, Phytochemical and Pharmacological.
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