JASMINUM GRANDIFLORUM LINN. – AN UPDATE REVIEWAbstract
Plants form the basis of human and animal life. Plants are better choice for medicinal applications when compared to synthetic chemicals and the nature has provided various types of medicinal plants. Jasminum grandiflorum Linn. (family Oleaceae) is a night bloomy flowering plant and is an important source of methyl jasmonates which find utility in plant defense, fruit ripening, plant growth senescence and other physical processes. The aroma plant Jasminum grandiflorum Linn. is native to tropical and warm temperate regions and the plant is observed to have favorable properties which can be used to treat numerous ailments. The leaves of the plant find clinical use in Ayurveda for wound management. The flowers of the plant are used to adorn the women coiffure. In this article, an attempt has been made to provide an updated review on this plant with focus on the isolation and quantification of chemical constituents, medicinal potential and patents on the medicinal and cosmetic formulations comprising Jasminum grandiflorum Linn.
P. R. Bharathi, S. K. Sripathi * and A. N. Lakshmi
Department of Chemistry, Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
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