TRADITIONAL MEDICINAL VALUES OF RUBUS ELLIPTICUS WITH BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OBSERVED FROM ITS CRUDE EXTRACT: A REVIEWVinit Prakasha, Anjana Kumarib, Harpreet Kaura, Manoj Kumara, Sumeet Guptac, Ritu Balad and Dinesh Guptae
This review article on Rubus ellipticus mainly systematically summarizes classification, morphology, distribution, traditional uses, phytochemical constituents and biological activities. Rubus ellipticus is commonly known as Yellow Himalayan Raspberry and has been used as a traditional medicine to cure for fever, diarrhoea, gastralgia, skin infection, joint pain, wound healing, diabetes, anti-fertility agent, analgesic, antiepileptic, as renal tonic, ulceretc. Its phytochemicals analysis have revealed the presence of Phenolic compounds, flavonoids, terpenoids and steroids. The crude extract shows biological activities such as antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, wound healing, anti-diabetic, anticancer, antiulcerogenic etc.