Medicinal & Aromatic Plants

Medicinal & Aromatic Plants
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Chandra I

Chandra I


  • Review Article
    Ethnopharmacological and Phytochemical Review on Thunbergia Retz. (Montin.) Species
    Author(s): Sultana KH, Chatterjee S, Roy A and Chandra ISultana KH, Chatterjee S, Roy A and Chandra I

    The worldwide emergence of multidrug resistance, unavailability of drug in the developing Countries and side effect of drug raises the necessity of alternative herbal medicine as drugs. So, researchers are trying to find out the effective herbal medicinal plants for different medical health issues. The ethnomedicinal importance of common Thunbergia species, their pharmacological properties and also some bioactive compounds regarding their pharmacological properties has been reported in this review. Genus Thunbergia belongs to the Acanthaceae family. More than 100 species of Thunbergia has been included in this genus. Antibacterial, antifungal and anthelmintic activity of Thunbergia grandiflora, anti-inflammatory, antitumor, antioxidant antinociceptive activity of Thunbergia laurifolia due to presence of rosmarinic acid and also antidiabetic and hepatoprotective activity of Thunbergia .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0412.1000217

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