International Journal of Botany Studies

International Journal of Botany Studies


International Journal of Botany Studies
International Journal of Botany Studies
Vol. 1, Issue 6 (2016)

A Short review on Ethnomedicinal uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Begonia malabarica Lam


Murugesan Suresh, Kokkaiah Irulandi, Vadivel Siva and Palanichamy Mehalingam

Herbs have always been the principal form of medicine in India. Medicinal plants have curative properties due to the presence of various complex chemical substances of different composition, which are found as secondary plant metabolites in one or more parts of these plants. Begonia malabarica Lam belonging to the family Begoniaceae, is used traditionally as anti hypoglycemic activity, antimicrobial, Wound healing activity, in the treatment of anemia. The present review aims to update information on its phytochemistry and pharmacological activities.

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Murugesan Suresh, Kokkaiah Irulandi, Vadivel Siva and Palanichamy Mehalingam. A Short review on Ethnomedicinal uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Begonia malabarica Lam. International Journal of Botany Studies, Volume 1, Issue 6, 2016, Pages 16-17
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