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International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part B (2024)

A comprehensive review on Ixora polyantha Wight

Author(s):

Saranya SP and Dr. M Rajan

Abstract:

Ixora polyantha Wight belongs to the family Rubiaceae, it is an evergreen shrub which is habited in India. Traditionally Ixora is found to be used in indigenous medicine in ancient days. It acts as a cure for various ailments like hepatic disorder, microbial infection, cancer, inflammatory etc. Pharmacological studies of this plant show that, it possesses wound healing activity. Phyto constituents such as saponins, flavonoids, tannins and alkaloids are present in leaves of Ixora polyantha Wight. In the present review, for the first time, efforts are made in addressing its morphological and taxonomical characteristics, ethno medicinal uses and chemical constituents.

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International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science
How to cite this article:
Saranya SP and Dr. M Rajan. A comprehensive review on Ixora polyantha Wight. Int. J. Pharm. Pharm. Sci. 2024;6(1):120-123. DOI: 10.33545/26647222.2024.v6.i1b.109