Journal of Pharmacy And Bioallied Sciences

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2017  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 11--14

Ancient seed for modern cure – pomegranate review of therapeutic applications in periodontics


Arthiie Thangavelu1, Sugumari Elavarasu1, Rajasekar Sundaram2, Tamilselvan Kumar1, Dhivya Rajendran1, Fairlin Prem1 
1 Department of Periodontics, JKK Nattraja Dental College and Hospital, Komarapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Periodontics, Rajah Muthiah Dental College and Hospital, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Arthiie Thangavelu
Department of Periodontics, JKK Nattraja Dental College and Hospital, Komarapalayam, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu
India

Punica granatum (pomegranate), the member of Punicaceae family, is used in the prevention and treatment of health disorders. P. granatum contains diverse range of phytochemicals including ellagic acid, punicalagin, pedunculagin, quercetin, rutin, tannic acid, polyphenol, anthocyanins, and catechins. This review aims at providing an overview of the chemical constituents, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties of P. granatum, and its role in the prevention and treatment of gingival and periodontal diseases.


How to cite this article:
Thangavelu A, Elavarasu S, Sundaram R, Kumar T, Rajendran D, Prem F. Ancient seed for modern cure – pomegranate review of therapeutic applications in periodontics.J Pharm Bioall Sci 2017;9:11-14


How to cite this URL:
Thangavelu A, Elavarasu S, Sundaram R, Kumar T, Rajendran D, Prem F. Ancient seed for modern cure – pomegranate review of therapeutic applications in periodontics. J Pharm Bioall Sci [serial online] 2017 [cited 2022 Aug 16 ];9:11-14
Available from: https://www.jpbsonline.org/article.asp?issn=0975-7406;year=2017;volume=9;issue=5;spage=11;epage=14;aulast=Thangavelu;type=0