Vol. 9, Issue 4, Part A (2021)
Ulcer healing property of Commiphora myrrha Engl. (Mur makki)
Author(s): MHM Hafeel and Abdul Azeez Rizwana
Abstract: There is an increasing trend in the world to use medicinal herbs in healthcare delivery system. Usage of medicinal herbs are although time tested for their safety, efficacy, social acceptability and lesser adverse effects, it should be scientifically validated for acceptance of by enlarge. Thus, it becomes essential to evaluate the claims of these herbal drugs mentioned in the classical text and pharmacopeias of indigenous medical systems using modern scientific techniques. Commiphora myrrha known as Mur Makki, is a common herb, which has been used in Unani medicine for its effects to cure various diseases from antiquity. This plant is also pharmacologically studied for its antiulcerogenic, antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties. This review attempts to highlight the available literature on Commiphora myrrha with respect to its ethnobotany, pharmacognostic characteristics, traditional uses, chemical constituents and summary of its various pharmacologic activities and clinical effects and more focus was driven towards its ulcer healing property.
How to cite this article:
MHM Hafeel, Abdul Azeez Rizwana. Ulcer healing property of Commiphora myrrha Engl. (Mur makki). Int J Herb Med 2021;9(4):52-54.