Pharmacognostical studies and pharmacological activities of Morinda Tinctoria Roxb – A review article

https://doi.org/10.54037/WJPS.2022.100604

Authors

  • Sampath Kumar T Department of Pharmacognosy, SS Institute of Pharmacy, Sankari, Salem 637301
  • C. Jothimanivannan Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, SS Institute of Pharmacy, Sankari, Salem 637301
  • A. Abdul Azim SS Institute of Pharmacy, Sankari, Salem 637301
  • K. Kayalvizhi SS Institute of Pharmacy, Sankari, Salem 637301
  • S. Gokulraj SS Institute of Pharmacy, Sankari, Salem 637301
  • V. Vedhachalam SS Institute of Pharmacy, Sankari, Salem 637301

Keywords:

Morinda tinctoria, Indian Mulberry, Anti-diabetic, Anti-cancer, Anti-convulsant activity

Abstract

Morinda tinctoria Roxb plant is very well known for its therapeutics benefits in Indian systems of medicine including Ayurveda and Siddha and in other forms of traditional medicine worldwide for the treatment of several ailments. The colouring matter is found principally in the root bark and is collected when the plants reach three to four years of age. Our review article focusses to pharmacognostical studies and give number of pharmacological activites are antidiabetic, antioxidant, antibiofilm, anticancer, antihyperglycemic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective, anticonvulsant, cytoprotective, wound healing activity, antiulcer, antimicrobial and antigenotoxic activities. This article can give potential research areas to explore next, and to formulate new formulation in allopathy and some traditional medicine system.

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Published

2022-06-01

How to Cite

Sampath Kumar T, C. Jothimanivannan, A. Abdul Azim, K. Kayalvizhi, S. Gokulraj, & V. Vedhachalam. (2022). Pharmacognostical studies and pharmacological activities of Morinda Tinctoria Roxb – A review article: https://doi.org/10.54037/WJPS.2022.100604. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 10(06), 87–91. Retrieved from http://wjpsonline.com/index.php/wjps/article/view/pharmacognostical-pharmacological-morinda-tinctoria

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