REVIEW ON JASMINUM MULTIFLOURAM
Mrs. N. Vijayalakshmi and Golla Sumanjali*
Jasminum multiflorum is an ornamental flowering shrub, used local flora and fauna as a traditional medicine for their survival. Mostly leaves, roots, flowers and fruits are used as traditional medicines to maintain health and also treat fever, cough, indolent ulcer, abdominal distention, diarrhoea, lowering the blood glucose level, regulating menstrual flow, to clean kidney waste, inflamed and blood shot eyes. In modern world, the synthetic drugs are readily available and more effective in curing numerous diseases; there are people who still prefer using traditional folk medicines, because of their less harmful effects due to non-toxic in nature and easy availability at reasonable price. Therefore researchers are increasingly turning their attention to folk medicine, looking for new leads to develop better drugs.
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