NANOTHERAPEUTIC APPROACHES, PHYTOCHEMISTRY AND PHARMACOLOGICAL PROSPECTS OF PLANT MUSSAENDA FRONDOSA LINN: A HOLISTIC INVESTIGATIONAbstract
Medicinal plants provide numerous benefits to human health. Mussaenda frondosa Linn belongs to the Rubiaceae family, which has 500 genera and 5300 medicinal plant species. Mussaenda is a flowering plant genus with many beautiful species. Ayurveda, an ancient Indian healing system, describes many herbs, oils, and minerals. People have known about plants’ medicinal value since prehistoric times. Mussaenda contains many medicinal natural compounds such as steroids, triterpenes and flavonoids. The chief chemical constituent present in the whole plant is butanedioic acid, diethyl ester, caryophyllene, hexadecanoic acid, quinic acid, 4-((1E)-3-Hydroxy-1-propenyl)-2-methoxyphenol, Naphthalene, decahydro2-methoxy, 1, 2, 3-Benzenetriol, alkaloids, flavonoids, saponins and tannins. Mussaenda frondosa nanocomposite enhances bioavailability and therapeutic potential. The present review compiled data on the importance of plants and their treatment options. This paper will be very useful to those in the medical, therapeutic, pharmacognosy and pharmacology fields. This article examines the genus Mussaenda and its phytochemical and pharmacological properties.
Aseem Setia, Sanjay Nagdev, Mrinal Sharma, Shashi Alok, Sandip Tiwari, Megha Verma, Pradeep Golani, Devendra Singh Lodhi and Sankha Bhattacharya *
School of Pharmacy & Technology Management Shirpur, SVKM'S NMIMS Deemed-to-be University, Shirpur, Maharashtra, India.
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