Medicinal plant of genus ipomoea: present scenario, challenges and future prospective
- 1Department of Botany, D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, UP, India
Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 6, Issue (10), Pages 23-26, October,2 (2017)
The members of the family Convolvulaceae are called “Morning Glories” as they blossom to glory with the rising sun. The pleasing shape and the variety of flower colors make morning glory an ideal ornamental plant for tropics and subtropics. The genus Ipomoea contributes as largest genus of this family, having a wide range of economic important plant species. The medicinal value of this genus is also noteworthy as many species are useful for treatment of various alignments such as constipation, inflammations, dysentery, rheumatism, meningitis, diabeties and hypertension. This genus also shows antibacterial, antimicrobial, antifungal, antiviral and anti-cancerous activities. Bioactive compounds such as glycolipids, lignans, phenolic compounds and alkaloids are major constituents of this genus. This work reviews the present scenario, challenges and future prospective of the genus for its medicinal value.
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