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Vol. 8, Issue 7 (2019)

Rose apple: A systematic review

Author(s):
K Santhi Sirisha and K Shreeja
Abstract:
Watery rose apple with scientific name Syzygium aquem (Burm Alston) grows in tropical countries. The fruit is pink to red with white flesh which is rose-scented and juicy. Different parts of the tree have antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant properties, analgesic effects, hepatoprotective activity, hence have been used in traditional and folk medicine of various cultures. Fruit and root bark are used as blood coolant, fruit peel is effective in the treatment of ulcers whereas flowers possess antipyretic properties while the seeds are used for curing diarrhea, dysentery. The present paper reviews the origin and distribution, cultivation, uses, nutritional composition, health benefits, pharmacological activity, common usage and value addition.
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How to cite this article:
K Santhi Sirisha, K Shreeja. Rose apple: A systematic review. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(7):673-676.
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