Vol. 8, Issue 3, Part A (2020)
Ethnomedicinal profile on magnolia species (Magnoliaceae): A review
Author(s): Ramyashree C and Dr. Kamurthy Hemalatha
Abstract: Some of the traditional crude drugs used in contemporary medicine are occupying/plays a very major place as unprocessed materials for various drugs. India authoritatively identified more than 3000 plants having significant medicinal value/importance. In general, it is estimated nearly about 6000 plants in India are used in traditional, folk and herbal medicine. Magnolias have been known for the traditional medicine in China. The genus Magnolia includes groups of lignans and sesquiterpene lactones, as well as few important biomolecules. Ethnomedicinal data obtained from the Native Americans of the Southeastern United States compare well with the results of pharmacological investigations. Out of numerous species of Magnolia, maximum investigation was done on M. officinalis and some part of the activity on M. obovata, and M. virginiana. In the existing review, an attempt is made for successful in gathering its ethnomedicinal usage, active principle compound along with the exhibited pharmacological activities.
How to cite this article:
Ramyashree C, Dr. Kamurthy Hemalatha. Ethnomedicinal profile on magnolia species (Magnoliaceae): A review. Int J Herb Med 2020;8(3):39-46.