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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 7, Special Issue 1 (2018)

South Indian leafy vegetable Gongura (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) as an important medicinal herb: A review

Author(s):

Subhrajyoti Mishra, Dilip Kumar Dash and Arun Kumar Das

Abstract:
Hibiscus sabdariffa L. is an herbaceous plant well known to be a South Indian leafy vegetable commonly used for various food products, beverages and have many more medicinal properties like anti-scorbutic, emollient, diuretic, refrigerant, sedative, anti-hypersensitive, anti-atherosclerotic, anti-oxidant etc. Because of the innovation, crop improvement and extension work carried by many researchers there is evaluation in the information regarding the properties of this plant. The research during 2000-2017 presented a lot of medicinal, industrial uses of this plant. This review is a small overview covering the therapeutic uses of Hibiscus sabdariffa L.

Pages: 2534-2538  |  2325 Views  1314 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Subhrajyoti Mishra, Dilip Kumar Dash and Arun Kumar Das. South Indian leafy vegetable Gongura (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) as an important medicinal herb: A review. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2018;7(1S):2534-2538.

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