Manas Kumar Das 1*, Papiya Mitra Mazumder 2 , Saumya Das3, Sanjita Das3
The traditional systems of medicine together with folklore medicine continue to play a significant role in our health care system for the betterment of mankind. Butea monosperma (Lam.) kuntze is a commonly used herb in Ayurvedic medicine. B. monosperma (Palas) belongs to the family Fabaceae, grown wildly in many parts of India. The plant is highly used by the rural and tribal people in curing various disorders. B. monosperma has effective natural origin that has a tremendous future for research. The novelty and applicability of B. monosperma are hidden. Such things should be overcome through modern scientific concept. The present article enumerates various traditional and medicinal utility of the plant and an attempt was made to gather information about the chemical composition and pharmacological aspects of the plant.
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