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Title: <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Mangal; mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-language:HI" lang="EN-GB">Myrtus communis</span></i><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Mangal; mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-language:HI" lang="EN-GB"> Linn. -<span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol;mso-ascii-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-hansi-font-family: "Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Mangal;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB; mso-fareast-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-language:HI;mso-char-type:symbol; mso-symbol-font-family:Symbol" lang="EN-GB"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family: "Times New Roman","serif";mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family: Mangal;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-language: HI" lang="EN-GB"> A review</span></span></span>
Authors: Sumbul, Sabiha
Ahmad, M Aftab
Asif, M
Akhtar, Mohd
Keywords: <i><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family:Mangal;letter-spacing:-.2pt;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB; mso-fareast-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-language:HI" lang="EN-GB">Aas</span></i>
Common Myrtle
<i><span style="font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family:Mangal;letter-spacing:-.2pt;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB; mso-fareast-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-language:HI" lang="EN-GB">Habb-ul-Aas</span></i>
<i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-bidi-font-family:Mangal; letter-spacing:-.2pt;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:EN-US; mso-bidi-language:HI" lang="EN-GB">Myrtus communis</span></i>
Myrtaceae
Phytochemical constituents
Traditional medicine
Issue Date: Dec-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Series/Report no.: Int. cl. (2011.01) - A61K 36/61
Abstract: <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Myrtus communis </i>Linn<i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">.</i> or common Myrtle (Family <span style="font-family:Symbol; mso-ascii-font-family:" times="" new="" roman";mso-hansi-font-family:"times="" roman";="" mso-char-type:symbol;mso-symbol-font-family:symbol"="" lang="EN-GB"> - Myrtaceae) is one of the important drugs being used in Unani System of Medicine since ancient Greece period. It is recognized as <i>Aas</i> and its berries are known by the name of <i>Habb-ul-Aas</i>. It is often grown for its attractive foliage, flowers and berries. Its berries, leaves as well as essential oil are frequently used for various ailments like gastric ulcer, diarrhoea, dysentery, vomiting, rheumatism, haemorrhages, deep sinuses, leucorrhoea and cosmetic purposes like hair fall control. The leaves, berries and twigs are used in flavouring of food and wines. <span style="mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri" lang="EN-GB">In past times, ripe fruits were used as food integrators because of their high vitamin contents. A wide range of biologically active compounds such as tannins, flavonoids, coumarins, essential oil, fixed oil, fibres, sugars, citric acid, malic acid and antioxidants are present in the plant. This contribution provides a comprehensive review of its ethno-medical uses, chemical constituents and pharmacological profile as a medicinal plant. <span style="mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri" lang="EN-GB"> </span></span></span>
Description: 395-402
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/13336
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJNPR Vol.2(4) [December 2011]

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