Vol. 4, Issue 3 (2019)
Morphological, anatomical and phytochemical screening of Sida acuta, Burm. F.; Kannur district, Kerala
Author(s): Amitha TV, Sincy Joseph
Abstract: Sida acuta, Burm. F.; is a profusely branching annual herbaceous weed belongs to the family Malvaceae. The ethno medicinal values of plants form the basis of the herbal drug industry. Sida species are ethno medicinal plants of Malvaceae, commonly used in Indian traditional system of medicines. It used for treating common ailments like cough and cold, fever, stomach, kidney and liver disorders, pains, snake bite, inflammations and wounds. The medicinal properties of the plants are due to the phytochemicals present in them. The present study discloses the phytochemical compounds of Sida acuta, Burm. F.; along with its morphological and anatomical observations.