Phytochemical Evaluation, Pharmacological Activity and Toxicological Profile of Impatiens balsamina

Srishti Jha*

Impatiens balsamina (rose balsam) belonging to the family Balsaminaceae is an annual herb which is native to south east Asia. It has been used as cathartic, emetic, diuretic and has been used in treatment of wounds, inflammation of skin and jaundice. Various studies on this plant reveals the presence of flavonoids, naphthoquinone, quinones, triterpenoid, saponins, alkaloids and leucoanthocyanins. The plant and its different parts like seed, stem, leaf and flowers possesses various pharmacological activities like antifungal, antibacterial, antioxidant and antipruritic properties. This comprehensive review summarizes the phytochemistry, pharmacological activity and toxicological profile on Impatiens balsamina from various sources for future investigational works.

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