International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Botany | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023

Know Your Desert Medicinal Plant: Maytenus Emrginata

Shweta Mathur [4]

Abstract: Medicinally important Maytenus emarginata is an ever green tree of desert useful against various diseases. It is an ever green tree that tolerates various types of stresses of the desert and is found in drier parts of central, south ?western and north western India. Maytenus have been used for fever, asthma, rheumatism and gastrointestinal disorders, carcenoma and leukemia, gastrointestinal troubles etc. Medicinal plants are rich source of secondary metabolites, biosynthetically derived from primary metabolites but restricted to specific taxonomic genera of plant kingdom and specific part of plant body. Secondary plant products are of major interest because of their biological activities ranging from antibacterial, antibiotic, insecticidal, hormonal, pharmacological and pharmaceutical.

Keywords: Maytenus emerginata, medicinal plant,secondary metabolites,primary metabolites,biological activities

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,

Pages: 418 - 421

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