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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 1 (2019)

Hibiscus cannabinus and Hibiscus sabdariffa Phyto Phamacognostical review

Author(s):

C Lavanya Vasavi, A Siva Jyothi, P Sravani, T Pranav Chand, SK Adil, Dr. R Ramasubramania Raja and Dr. K Harinadha Baba

Abstract:
Hibiscus cannabinus is found throughout Africa and Asia. It is a warm- season annual fiber crop. Its flowers are mainly useful as emollient, demulcent, seeds as aphrodisiac, purgative, etc. Hibiscus sabdariffa is found mostly in Africa i.e; Sudan, Asia, Srilanka, Thailand, Malaysia etc. It is used as a vegetable, Herbal medicine, anti-hypertensive, laxative, Vermifuge etc. The present review is focused on the Phamacognostical characters like scientific classification, vernacular names and the plants' potential in biological activity against mosquitoes.

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How to cite this article:
C Lavanya Vasavi, A Siva Jyothi, P Sravani, T Pranav Chand, SK Adil, Dr. R Ramasubramania Raja and Dr. K Harinadha Baba. Hibiscus cannabinus and Hibiscus sabdariffa Phyto Phamacognostical review. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(1):313-318.

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