International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pharmacy | India | Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020

Medicinal Values of Rhododendron arboretum: A Comprehensive Review

Swamidasan R | Sanil Kumar R | Manasa Deepa R

Abstract: Rhododendron arboretum is a woody plants with a showy display of bright red flowers belongs to Ericaceae normally grows on North Temperate Zone especially in the moist acid soil of the Himalayas, South EastAsia. The plant is found in the Himalayas from Kashmir eastwards to Nagaland and widely grows in Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Thailand. Commonly it is used in gardens, plantations due to its aesthetic value of attractive flower tree plant. It plays a major role in Traditional remedies for different diseases due to its phytochemical potential. This review focus on medicinal properties of different parts of Rhododendron arboretum.

Keywords: Rhododendron arboretum, red flowers, phytochemical constituents, Medicinal Value

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020,

Pages: 1768 - 1771

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