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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 10, Issue 2 (2021)

Study of medicinal uses of Ocimum sanctum (Tulsi)

Author(s):

Nikhil Sudhakar Gulhane, Chaitanya D Ghode, Amol G Jadhao and Prashant A Patil

Abstract:
Herbal drugs are the best, as they have good efficacy, safety and less side effect. Herbal drug have great importance and demand at worldwide levels for health care. India is core of herbal drug because it have large biodiversity and rich traditional knowledge of herbal medicine. As we are talking about the herbal medicine, Ocimum sanctum is commonly called as Tulsi which is also called as “Queen of herbs”. All the part of this plant have its own important in Ayurveda and Siddha systems of medicine. Plant has many pharmacological actions such as anti-diabetic, anticancer, anti-arthritic, wound healing, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antifungal, antioxidant, anti-asthmatic, antipyretic, memory enhancer, anticoagulant antiulcer. This review article give the information on synonyms, chemical constituents, uses and pharmacological actions of Ocimum sanctum (Tulsi).

Pages: 1427-1431  |  2979 Views  1869 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Nikhil Sudhakar Gulhane, Chaitanya D Ghode, Amol G Jadhao and Prashant A Patil. Study of medicinal uses of Ocimum sanctum (Tulsi). J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(2):1427-1431.

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