Pongamia pinnata (Linn.) Used in Skin Disease

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Pongamia pinnata (Linn.) is a medium-sized glabrous tree, semi-evergreen and fast-growing tree which reaches 40 ft in height and spreads forming a broad, spreading canopy casting moderate shade. The plant comes up well in tropical areas with warm humid climate and well-distributed rainfall. It grows in distinguished types of soils; silty soils on river banks are most ideal [1].


Pongamia pinnata Wound healing Skin screen ointment Anti-inflammatory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PharmacologyPE Society’s Modern College of PharmacyNigadi, PuneIndia

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