Medicinal Significance of Aegle marmelos (Bael)
Rani Anshu, Singh Raj Vir1,*, Tomar S.S.1, Singh Adesh1
Department of Microbiology, Kanya Gurukul Mahavidhyalay, Gurukul Kangri University, Hardwar-249407, India
1Department of Agronomy, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology, Meerut-250110, India
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Aegle marmelos commonly known as "Bilwa "or "Bael" is a high value plant for its characteristic aroma and medicinal value. The oil and dry fruit powder is an important export commodity from India earning foreign revenue for the country. A number of chemical constituents from different parts of plant have been extracted like aegelin, marmelosin, coumarin, B-sitosterol and alkaloids. This plant is a rich source of amino acid, galactose and fatty acid. The compound isolated from plant show a variety of pharmacological activity.