Stereospermum fimbriatum is one of the medicinal plants that has been
claimed to be used traditionally to treat several illnesses such as stomachache, earache,
skin irritation and postpartum illness. The genus of this plant is known to possess
medicinal properties in every part of the plant. Therapeutic potential of S. fimbriatum
is anticipated based on numerous previous studies that documented variety
of phytochemical contents and bioactivity of the genus. The most reported bioactivities
of its genus are antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory,
anti-diarrheal and analgesic activities. S. fimbriatum is a rare species that has not
been discovered yet. Thus, this review aims at highlighting the potentials of S. fimbriatum
by collecting available data on the bioactivities of its genus and set the directions
for future research on this plant.
Keywords: Stereospermum fimbriatum, natural product, extract, bioactive compound, phytochemical, bioactivity.
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