and Poddar, G. 1988. Kapil, A., Sharma, S. and Wahidulla, S. 1994. Wet coastal ecosystems. Conservation of mangroves• The government of India has announced mangroves as ecologically sensitive regions under the Environmental Protection Act of 1986. 1996. A large number of these plants grow wild and Triterpenoid saponins. India has a rich heritage of knowledge on plant based drugs both for use in preventive and curative medicine. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 32: 598–600. Organic chemistry of secondary plant metabolism. Coastal protection: The dense root systems of mangrove forests trap sediments flowing down rivers and off the land. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO Environment Paper No.4, Rome, 59 pp. Indian Association for the Advancement of Science. The inophyllums, novel inhibitors of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase isolated from the Malaysian tree, Calophyllum inophyllumLinn. Botany, uses, chemistry and bioactivities of mangrove plants IV: Avicennia marina Shigeyuki Baba1, Hung Tuck Chan1, ... camels and cattle, A. marina has progressed to become a medicinal plant with anticancer, mosquito larvicidal, mosquito repelling, immuno-protective, anti-bacteriophage, anti … and Twiddy, D.R. Journeys amongst mangroves. Enteromorphaas a monitor of heavy metals in estuaries. Phytochemistry 34: 1277–1279. • Control of tourism on mangrove forests. Abu Dhabi's environment authority will use drones to plant new mangroves along the western coast of the emirate. The search for plant precursors of cortisone. Iinuma, M., Tosa, H., Tanaka, T. and Yonemori S. 1994. Mangroves and Salt Marshes 2, 133–148 (1998). 1986. Tumour inhibitory plants. The economical uses of products from mangrove ecosystems are many and varied. 1988. bush medicine), as insecticides and piscicides and these practices continue to this day. 1993. Tetrahedron Letters 47: 8943–8948. Minocha, P.K. The plastic problem in northeast Asia is huge and a growing threat to the region's mangroves; a … Higake, M. 1987. Owing to its complex chemistry, the plant may have many new medicinal uses. Plant molluscicides. Stafford, H.A. Write detailed comment, relevant to the topic. 1600–1975. Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. New Delhi, 203 pp. Miles, D.H., Tunsuwan, K., Chittawong, V., Kokpol, U., Choudhary, M.I. India has a rich heritage of knowledge on plant based drugs both for use in preventive and curative medicine. Effects of environmental manipulations on Triglochin palustris: Implications for the role of goose herbivory in controlling its distribution. It is used to combat Throat Cancer. Mangrove plants have been used in folklore medicines and extracts from mangrove species have proven inhibitory activity against human, animal and plant pathogens. Cattle will eat mangrove leaf meal after CaCO 3 has been added to raise the pH. Latif, F., 1965. and Miyabara, T. 1984. Gibberellins from mangrove plants. Studies on tea from mangrove leaves. 1969. Roots and fruits of Barringtonia racemosa are utilized to cure cough, asthma and diarrhoea. This is a strictly moderated site. Chemical constituents of the roots of Acanthus illicifolius. and Towers, G.H.N. Limonoids from Australian members of the Meliaceae. Some of the species of mangroves and their medicinal importance and uses are as follows: • Leaves of Acanthus ilicifolius, Calophyllum inophyllum and Pongamia pinnata are used to cure rheumatism. Viscose grade rayon pulp from sundari (Heritiera minor). Absolutely no spam allowed. Isolation of an insect antifeedant N-methylflindersine and several Benz[C]phenanthridine alkaloids from east African plants: a comment on Chelerythrine. Steam volatiles of coconut bark: chemical investigations and electroantennogram responses of the coconut pest, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus(Coleoptera:Curculionidae). 160–225. No responses found. The mangroves provide food and wide variety of traditional products and artefacts for the mangrove dwellers. Vallapin and vallapianin, novel sesquiterpene lactones from the mangrove plant Heritiera littoralis. latex on the larvae of fresh water prawn Macrobrachium lamarrei lamarrei. and Sircar, S.M. and Hawley, W.D. Toxicants from mangrove plants: 2. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 10: 96–103. Several species of mangrove produce bioactive compounds that may control microbial growth. No HTML formatting and links to other web sites are allowed. Extracts and chemicals from mangroves are used mainly in folkloric medicine (e.g. Leaves juice or paste of Thespesia catappa . Proanthocyanidins and the lignan connection. Article bush medicine), as insecticides and piscicides and these practices continue to this day. Champagne, D.E., Koul, O., Isman, M.B., Scudder, G.G.E. It is an interesting fact that mangrove's wood has high calorific value and hence its demand in market is more. Kokpol, U., Chavasiri, W., Chittawong, V. and Miles, D.H. 1990a. 347–35. Tomlinson, P.B. It has pencil-like pneumatophores, or aerial roots. 1992. Several species of mangrove produce bioactive compounds that may control microbial growth. 1994. The botany of mangroves. Tañgal, Ceriops tagal, YELLOW MANGROVE - Herbal Medicine - An illustrated compilation of Philippine medicinal plants by Dr Godofredo Umali Stuart with botanical information, chemical properties, folkloric uses and medicinal research studies. These communities also collect medicinal plants from mangrove ecosystems and use mangrove leaves as animal fodder. and Crout, D.H.G. Google Scholar. In: Chapman, V.J. 1969. Survey of mangrove plants from Northern Australia for phytochemical constituents and UV-absorbing compounds. - 220.127.116.11. Rao, K.V. Field, C. 1995. Rotenone and the fisheries. • Reintroduction and restoration of degraded mangroves. In Kenya, black mangrove honey is also appreciated as smooth and considered to treat several diseases. Journal of Natural Products (Lloydia) 54: 286–289. 35: 411–419. Molyneux, F. 1972. Adolf, W. and Hecker, E. 1984. A knowledge of the biological activities and/or chemical constituents of plants is desirable, not only for the discovery of new therapeutic agents, but because such information may be of value in disclosing new sources of already known biologically active compounds. “Honey made from mangrove trees is smooth and treats several diseases,” says James Thoya, coordinator of Kwetu Centre, Mtwapa, Kenya. and Atwood, J.L. Boll weevil antifeedants from Eleocharis dulcis. 1984. Australian Chemical Processing and Engineering 25:9–12. Studies on marine bioactive substances from the Bay of Bengal: Bioactive substances from the latex of the mangrove plant Excoecaria agallochaL: In: Thompson, M.F., Sarojini, R. and Nagabhushanam, R. (eds), Antimicrobial Activity and Degradation. This review examines the recent investigations on the biological activities of extracts and chemicals identified from mangroves (mangroves, mangrove minors and mangal associates). Activities of Nigerian chewing stick extracts against Bacteroides gingivalis and Bacteroides melaninogenicus. Correll, D.S., Schubert, B.G., Gentry, H.S. Nipa palm vinegar in Papua New Guinea. Belanger, L. and Bedard, J. Juliana López-Angarita, Callum M. Roberts, Alexander Tilley, Julie P. Hawkins, Richard G. Cooke, Mangroves and people: Lessons from a history of use and abuse in four Latin American countries, Forest Ecology and Management 368 (2016) 151-162.; Brian Rotich, Esther Mwangi, Steven Lawry, Where land meets the sea - A global review of the governance and tenure dimensions of … Paeivoeke, A., Adams, M.R. Elsevier Scientific, New York, pp. The mangroves and us. For example, extracts from Rhizophora and Avicennia spp have been used for making tonics, wines and fruit drinks. Toxicants from mangrove plants, VII. Say, P.J., Burrows, L.G. Biddlestone, A.J., Gray, K.R. 1990. reported to show significant analgesic activity Elsevier Scientific, New York, pp. 1981. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO Environment Paper No.3, Rome, 26 pp. Bandaranyake, W.M. Toxicants from mangrove plants: bioassay of crude extract. and Kathiresan, K. 1992. Vannucci, M. 1989. Phytochemistry 27: 3037–3067. Chittawong, V. 1987. UNESCO Regional Seminar on the Chemistry of Mangrove Plants. Hydrobiologia 195: 119–126. Mangrove plants have been used in folklore medicines and extracts from mangrove species have proven inhibitory activity against human, animal and plant pathogens. It is effective in countering oral ailment like Toothache. The liquid gold is collected from hives of Sundarban forest and apiaries located in other coastal areas across the country, where bees primarily feed and forage from mangrove trees.Mangrove trees absorb a lot of nutrients from the sea and these are transferred to the nectar giving it the medicinal properties. Antiviral properties of the seed extract of an Indian medicinal plant, Pongamia pinnata, Linn., against herpes simplex viruses: In vitro studies on Vero cells. South China Printing Co., Hong Kong, 140 pp. Current Topics in Phytochemistry (Life Science Advances) 14: 69–78. Toxicity of aqueous extracts to fish. 3, Townsville MC, Q, 4810, Australia; E-mail, You can also search for this author in Inhibitory activity of xanthone derivatives isolated from some guttiferaeous plants against DNA topoisomerases I and II. Medicinal uses of mangrovesVery importantly, so many mangrove species have medicinal importance. Paper presented in the Symposium held in Cochin, India 16–17 September 1993. Environmental Ecology 13: 321–323. ScientificTracks Abstracts: Occup Med Health Aff. They also prevent coastal erosion.• Mangrove forests provide home to a number of aquatic organisms like fishes crabs, crocodiles, etc; terrestrial organisms like snakes, tigers, etc and aerial organisms such as birds.• Mangrove forests are ideal sites for experimental studies of biodiversity and ecosystem function due to their unique features.• Fishes like sardines, prawns, seer fish, Bombay duck grow well in mangrove forests. Digital Marketing by SpiderWorks Technologies, Kochi - India. and Clardy, J. Taraxeryl cis-p-hydroxycinnamate, a novel taraxeryl from Rhizophora apiculata. Human use of salt marshes. Mangrove extracts can also be the possible sources of mosquito larvicides, antifungal, antiviral, anti-cancer and anti-diabetic compounds. T V Rajya Lakshmi. The techniques which are used vary from plant to plant, and often between groups of Aborigines. Some of the species of mangroves and their medicinal importance and uses are as follows: • Leaves of Acanthus ilicifolius, Calophyllum inophyllum and Pongamia pinnata are used to cure rheumatism. Kokpol, U., Chittawong, V. and Mills, H.D. A global inventory by McGill University environmental scientist Gail Chmura found that mangroves pack away carbon faster than terrestrial fore pp. The structure of xylomollin, a secoiridoid hemiacetal acetal. The Coastal Zone Regulation Notification of 1991 prohibits developmental activities and disposal of wastes in mangrove regions. The mangrove forests on Java's north coast are slowly suffocating in plastic waste. Mangrove Medicinal Plants: A Review. Padmakumar, K., Ramaswamy, S., Ayyakkannu, K. and Nair, P.G.V. Coastal zone resource development and conservation in South East Asia, with special reference to Indonesia. 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Traditionally, the mangroves have been exploited for firewood and charcoal. Ganguly, S.N. Geissman, T.A. Trin. The present review deals with the pharmacological activity of mangrove medicinal plants. UNESCO Paris. Costa, H.H. International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems, Okinawa, Japan. Traditional bush medicines: an Aboriginal pharmacopoeia. Synthesis and isolation of constituents from aquatic plants. Toxic principles of Hippomane mancinella. Planta Medica 60: 187–188. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 36: 4132–4138. Tosa, H., Iinuma, M., Tanaka, T., Nozaki, H., Ikeda, S., Tsutsui, K., Yamada, M. and Fujimori, S. 1997. Mangroves trap sediments and so contribute to land building, preventing erosion and excessive shifting of coastlines. Traditionally, the mangroves have been exploited for ﬁrewood and charcoal. Journal of the National Science Council of Sri Lanka 22: 231–238. Euphorbiaceae: Constitiuents of Excoecaria agallocha. 1988. MS Thesis. and Sedinger, J.S. Heterocycles 7: 969–977. Journal of Ecological and Environmental Science 10: 1–9. Respondents felt that community members should be involved in promoting and sustaining mangrove conservation efforts. 75–78. See, e.g. Philippines. Mulder, C.P.H., Ruess, R.W. Edible jelly and a kind of salt are made from the ashed leaflets. and Thurairajan, K. 1991. 1955. Broom, S.W., Seneca, E.D. Leaves of Thespesia populnea are used to cure stomach related problems. University of Modern Sciences, UAE. and Woodhouse, W.W. Jr. 1981. Chemical constituents and bioactive compounds from mangrove plants. In 1996, the Supreme Court of India brought mangroves under the definition of forests, this judgement has helped in notifying some mangrove forests, such as Bhitarkanika in Orissa and Sunderbans in West Bengal, as sanctuaries.• In the light of the 1999 super cyclone in Orissa and the significant role of mangroves coastal protection, this ecosystem was declared as ecological hotspots and they now have the highest degree of legal protection.Methods adopted to conserve mangrovesDifferent methods adopted to conserve mangroves, include following: • Maintaining the flow of tidal currents to ensure healthy growth of mangroves. and Tiwari, K.P. Recently, the forests have also been commercially harvested for pulp, wood chip, and charcoal production. 1981. Journal of Biotechnology 17: 209–220. 6, 275 pp. Patil, A.D., Freyer, A.J., Eggleston, D.S., Haltiwanger, R.C., Bean, M.F., Taylor, P.B., Caranfa, M.J., Breen, A.L., Bartus, H.R., Johnson, R.K., Hertzberg, R.P. 1986. 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This article deals with the importance, location, medicinal and commercial uses and conservation of mangroves. Chou, F.Y., Hostettmann, K., Kubo, I. and Nakanishi, K. 1977. and Chavez, V.P. North region of Andaman and Nicobar too have mangroves. Natural Resources 20: 14–19. and Kathiresan, K. 1991. Ph.D. dissertation, Mississippi State University, MS, 225 pp. 1984. De La Cruz, A.A., Gomez, E.D., Miles, D.H., Cajipe, G.J.B. However the extraction of novel natural chemical compounds from mangroves, in addition to those already known to the pharmacopoeia of the people is in its infancy. Elsevier, 428 pp. Lawanyawudhi, K. 1982. It describes how people have and are using mangroves on a traditional basis. Heinsohn, R.D. Part of Springer Nature. (PDF) AN ASSESSMENT OF ECONOMICAL AND MEDICINAL USES OF MANGROVES: A SHORT REVIEW | Subhajit Bhar - Academia.edu The mangrove plants have medicinal, food values and also some different other aspects. With their dense network of roots and … DOI: 10.4172/2329-6879.S1.022 Mangroves mainly used for firewood, construction of house, furniture, boats and fishing. Sea Grant Publication. 1993. Rollet, B. Phytochemistry 20: 135–137. Greenhouse Publications Pty. Bibliography on mangrove research. PubMed Google Scholar, Bandaranayake, W. Traditional and medicinal uses of mangroves. • They prevent those people living near coastal areas from strong winds, tidal waves and even tsunamis. Expertise in using mangroves for medicinal purposes has been acquired over a long period of usage. Analgesic activity of marine plants. Bioactive compounds from marine organisms with emphasis on the Indian Ocean: An Indo-United States Symposium, Goa (India), pp. Journal of Natural Products 53: 953–955. Australian Journal of Chemistry 22: 1271–1275. 1991 Antimicrobial properties of tannins. Estimation of free proline in the leaf, stem, root and breathing roots of Avicennia marina (mangrove) and its medicinal uses 4 th International Conference and Exhibition on Occupational Health & Safety. Marston, A. and Hostettmann, K. 1985. Planting marsh grasses for erosion control. Where are mangroves found in India?In Mumbai, mangroves are found in many creeks in Konkan region such as Jaitapur, Malvan etc. Mangroves also provide invaluable green economy services for humans. The economical uses of products from mangrove ecosystems are many and varied. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 42: 1561–1562. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 413 pp. Derris– a natural pesticide. On the active principles of the spurge family, X. Biological activity of limonoids from the rutales. Scalbert, A. Journal of Natural Products 46: 482–496. Exploitation of Mangal. Reddy, T.K.K., Rajasekhar, A., Jayasunderamma, B. and Ramamurti, R. 1991. 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There are many species of mangroves like Thespesia populnea, Pongamia pinnata, Ceriops tagal, Terminalia catappa, Heritiera littoralis, Barringtonia rademosa, Xylocarpus granatum. Malay Forest Reclaimation No. Padamakumar, R. and Ayyakkannu, K. 1994. Economic Botany 52: 307–375. Sonneratia caseolaris or known as Firefly Mangrove, Red-flowered Pornupan Mangrove, or Mangrove Apple is an evergreen, tropical, medium-sized tree with columnar crown growing about 6-20 m tall and 30 cm in trunk diameter, commonly in East Asia. 1977. and Cunningham, A.B. Journal of Natural Products 49: 355–356. Their leaves and branches can be used as fodder for cattle.• Leather manufacturing industries require tannins for some process. Gomez, E.D., De La Cruz, A.A., Chavez, V.B., Miles, D.H. and Cajipe, G.J.B. Sil, H., Ray, K. and Kaviraj, A. The present review deals with the pharmacological activity of mangrove medicinal plants. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. ©. Leaves juice or paste of Thespesia catappa . Chapman, V.J. (ed), Ecosystems of the World. 1981. 1994. 363–367. 1992. Journal of Science 115: 81–89. and Wijeyaratne, M.J.S. 1977. uses of mangroves were identified along with new emerging uses. Orzechowski, G. 1962. It have various medicinal characteristics. and Kokpol, U. Amarasinghe, M.D. 1974. 1994. Mangroves protect coral reefs from sedimentation, sequester massive amounts of carbon to combat climate change, adapt to rising sea levels, serve as nurseries in a vital food source for marine life while providing critical habitat for endangered species. They act as a buffer between land and sea. UNESCO, Jakarta, Indonesia, 182 pp. Mangrove Ecosystems: Occasional Papers No.1, UNESCO, New Delhi, 31 pp. 1988. Socio-economic status of the human communities of selected mangrove areas on the west coast of Sri Lanka, UNESCO publications, New Delhi, 19 pp. South African Journal of Botany 57: 1–5. Freeman, Cooper & Company Publishers, USA, 185 pp. In some cases the plant, or its sap, is used directly. Chan H. T. and Salleh M. N. 1987. Be the first to comment... Do not include your name, "with regards" etc in the comment. © 2020 Springer Nature Switzerland AG. Mangrove forests of the Malay Peninsula. Liu, H.W. Phytochemistry 30: 3875–3883. Values elsewhere: A review of traditional and medicinal uses of mangroves undertaken by Bandaranayke (1998) reveals a diverse range of potential uses of mangrove extracts and chemicals. Mangroves are essential to maintaining water quality. In Australia, mangrove habitats are significantly represented in nature reserves, sanctuaries, national parks and biosphere reserves where they have significant recreation and ecotourism values. Rasolofo, M.V., 1997. The term ‘mangrove’ also applies to thickets and forests of such plants. 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