Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 6, Issue 2 (2017)
Myristica malabarica: A comprehensive review
Prem Kumar Chelladurai and Radha Ramalingam
The plant Myristica malabarica
belongs to the family Myristicaceae. This plant is endemic to India & found commonly in Western Ghats.
It is an important medicinal plant commonly known as Malabar nutmeg, rampatri or Bombay mace. Different chemical constituents such as Malabaricones, Malabaricanal, Isoflavones and many other compounds are isolated and tested for pharmacological activity. Myristica malabarica
is traditionally used for anti-ulcer, sedatives hypnotics, antimicrobial, nematicidal and as anti-inflammatory. This review has summarized to recent scientific findings of Myristica malabaricaâ€™s
phytochemistry, pharmacological activities of the plant.
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Prem Kumar Chelladurai and Radha Ramalingam. Myristica malabarica: A comprehensive review. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2017;6(2):255-258.