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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 2 (2020)

Mulberry as a Life Savior - A Review

Author(s):

Palvi Sharma, Arti Sharma, Jyoti Thakur, Murali S, Kamlesh Bali

Abstract:
Plants play an important role in well-being of human beings and have been witnessed by their presence in the Rigveda and Ayurveda. Among those plants, Morus spp. is the one having versatile nature because of the presence of numerous phytochemicals in its different parts and also termed as ‘Kalpavrishka’. Mulberry (Morus spp.) belongs to family Moracea and is widely planted in Asia. Although Morus spp. are the primary food of silkworm, Bombyx mori L. widely grown for rearing of silkworm. A wide range of the phytochemicals present in the leaves, fruit, root and wood of Morus because of which they possess wide range of biological functions (Antioxidant, anti-diabetic, anti-obesity, anticancer, antibacterial, antiviral, crypto protective and neuroprotective activities etc.). This review reveals the wide range of important life savior pharmacological properties of mulberry plant.

Pages: 2445-2451  |  1418 Views  744 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Palvi Sharma, Arti Sharma, Jyoti Thakur, Murali S, Kamlesh Bali. Mulberry as a Life Savior - A Review. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(2):2445-2451.

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