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Medicinal Property of Murraya Koenigii- A Review

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Department of Zoology, DHSK College, Dibrugarh, INDIA
  • 2 Department of Life Sciences, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, INDIA
  • 3 Rain Forest Research Institute, Jorhat, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 2, Issue (9), Pages 80-83, September,10 (2013)

Abstract

The medicinal plants are almost the exclusive source of drugs for majority of world population today. People want to use herbal drugs because they are considered as safe, inexpensive and have no adverse effects. Plants are also very useful because they can self-generate and can produce a range of beneficial bioactive products. Murraya koenigii belongs to family Rutaceae which can be used as medicines to cure various ailments. It is seen that the different tribal communities have used the various parts of this plant. The present review is an attempt to highlight various ethno-botanical and traditional use as well as phytochemical reports of Murraya koenigii.

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