A review on Jasminum sambac: A potential medicinal plant

  • Neeraj Mourya Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Gandhi Nagar, Bhopal, MP-462033, India
    janvi2@gmail.com
  • Devendra Bhopte Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Gandhi Nagar, Bhopal, MP-462033, India
  • Rakesh Sagar Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Gandhi Nagar, Bhopal, MP-462033, India

Abstract

Plant medicine system is attracting more attention than the allopathic system nowadays, as this system is pollution free, less toxic and without side effects. The dependency on plants urged human beings to identify and classify the plants into different groups such as food plants, poisonous plants and medicinal plants. Jasminum sambac are native of tropical and sub-tropical regions. The Arabian or Tuscan jasmine (Jasminum sambac) is considered as native of the East Indies. But contrary opinions are also found to indicate its original home being the region of west India. The distribution of the genus is wide but majority of the species are centered on India, China and Malaysia. Traditionally Jasminum sambac has been used to treat dysmenorrhoea, amenorrhoea, ringworm, leprosy, skin diseases and also as an analgesic, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, sedative, expectorant. This study includes its importance in day to day life and review of Jasminum sambac plant which has immense medicinal properties.

Keywords: Medicinal Plant, Jasminum sambac, Phytochemicals, Pharmacological Properties

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N. M. Neeraj Mourya, D. B. Devendra Bhopte, and R. S. Rakesh Sagar, “A review on Jasminum sambac: A potential medicinal plant”, Int J Indig Herb Drug, pp. 13-16, Oct. 2017.