ISSN: 2249–9504
CAS CODEN: IJPCDX

NYCTANTHUS ARBORTRISTIS ? PARIJATA A NATURAL REPOSITORY

Abstract

Author(s): K. Sucharitha*, CHV. Sai Manisha, N. Nandini, I. Deepika Reddy, D. Eswar Tony and Rama Rao Nadendla

Parijata (Nyctanthus arbortristis) commonly known as night jasmine, a wonderful plant is described in Ayurveda with its enormous medicinal value. It is mostly found in subtropical Himalayas of Nepal and southern parts of India and widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions in all over the world other than parijata.it is popularly known as Harshinghar different parts of this plant are used for various medical purposes . Its leaves has broad spectrum medicinal uses such as anti -bacterial, anti –helminthic, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory effects. The description of habitat, morphology, etymology, traditional pharmacology, therapeutic dose etc.., scientific classification, family, genes characters, vernacular names, habit and habitat, ethno-botanical use pharmacological activity, chemical constituents. Cultivation and propagation etc.., are also described in the literacy study authors are hopeful, the article will help research of Ayurveda as well as in other field of bio medical sciences to explore more about the said plant for the benefit of society.

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