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Title

A review on the therapeutic potential of Banana flower

Authors

Jayamathi Govindaraj1, Keerthidaa Govindaraj2, U Vidyarekha3, S. Bhuminathan4, Sindhuja Lakshmi5 & Kesavaram Padmavathy6,*

 

Affiliation

1Department of Biochemistry, Sree Balaji Dental College & Hospitals, Bharath Institute of Higher Education & Research, Pallikaranai, Chennai, 600100. India; 2MGM Health Care, Nelson Manickam Road, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India; 3Department of Public Health Dentistry, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Bharath Institute of Higher Education & Research, Pallikaranai, Chennai, 600100, India; 4Department of Prosthodontics, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Bharath Institute of Higher Education & Research, Pallikaranai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; 5Department of Microbiology, Research Laboratory for Oral and Systemic Health, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Bharath Institute of Higher Education & Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; 6Department of Microbiology, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Bharath Institute of Higher Education & Research,Pallikaranai, Chennai, 600100, India. *Corresponding author

 

Email

Jayamathi Govindaraj E-mail: gjayamathe@gmail.com
Keerthidaa Govindaraj - E-mail: keerthidaagovindaraj@gmail.com
U. Vidyarekha - E-mail: vidh_dr@yahoo.in
S. Bhuminathan - E-mail: bhumi.sbdc@gmail.com
Kesavaram Padmavathy - E-mail: padmabakianath@gmail.com; Phone: +91 9884164212

 

Article Type

Research Article

 

Date

Received March 1, 2022; Revised April 30, 2022; Accepted April 30, 2022, Published April 30, 2022

 

Abstract

Banana (Musa paradisiaca) flower is rich in phytochemicals and exhibit antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anticancer properties etc. The flower extract of banana showed promising therapeutic effects due to the presence of phytochemicals and minerals.

 

Keywords

Banana flower, polyphenol, galactopoietic effects, menorrhea

 

Citation

Govindaraj et al. Bioinformation 18(4): 349-353 (2022)

 

Edited by

P Kangueane

 

ISSN

0973-2063

 

Publisher

Biomedical Informatics

 

License

This is an Open Access article which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly credited. This is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.