Genus Morina: valuable aromatic plants for herbal drug

Rakesh K Joshi
2013 Vedic Research International Phytomedicine  
The present review article is an effort to compile the phytochemical and scientific reports of the genus Morina. Morina species like Morina chinensis (Batalin ex Diels) Pai., is used for arthritis and stomach trouble and Tibetan medicine from ancient. Morina longifolia Wall, its stem leaves and flowers are used in Tibetan medicine, they are said to have a sweet and astringent taste with a heating potency. They are digestive, emetic and stomachic and are used in the treatment of stomach
more » ... . Several phytoconstituents has been isolated and identified from the different parts of the plant. A review on chemical constituents present and their pharmacological activities are given in the present article.
doi:10.14259/pm.v1i2.34 fatcat:mspenyqjenaojagorj55yxxuqm