Pharmacology of Bombax ceiba Linn.

Part of the series SpringerBriefs in Pharmacology and Toxicology pp 51-67


Pharmacological Investigations and Toxicity Studies

  • Vartika JainAffiliated withDepartment of Botany, University College of Science, Mohanlal Sukhadia University
  • , Surendra K. VermaAffiliated withIndigenous Drug Research Centre, Department of Medicine, RNT Medical College

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Red Silk-Cotton tree has been scrutinized for its pharmacology in various parts of the world. Different parts of Bombax ceiba has shown to possess many biological properties predominantly antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anabolic, hepatoprotective, hypotensive and hypoglycemic activities. It has proved to be safe in various toxicity studies. However, it still needs extensive scientific exploration.


Antioxidant Antimicrobial Antitumor Anabolic Hepatoprotective Hypotensive Hypoglycemic