ResearchBib Share Your Research, Maximize Your Social Impacts
Sign for Notice Everyday Sign up >> Login

Phytochemistry, Pharmacognosy and Pharmacological Properties of Tabernaemontana divaricata: A Review

Journal: International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Medicine (IJPSM) (Vol.9, No. 5)

Publication Date:

Authors : ; ; ;

Page : 119-125

Keywords : Tabernaemontana divaricata; pharmacology; phytochemistry; ethnobotany;

Source : Downloadexternal Find it from : Google Scholarexternal


Tabernaemontana divaricata (Crepe Jasmine) is a perennial, evergreen plant highly valued for its medicinal properties across various traditional healing practices worldwide. It is indigenous to areas of Asia, Australia, China, Japan, India, Myanmar, and the Apocynaceae family. It usually grows to a height of 1.5–2.5 meters and has silvery gray bark that, when broken, releases milky latex. It also has lustrous, deep green leaves and white blooms. Numerous studies have identified a wide range of phytochemical components in Tabernaemontana divaricata, including enzymes, phenolic acids, flavonoids, steroids, and alkaloids. Its blooms are notable for containing chemicals such apparicine, isovoacristine, voaphylline, vobasine, tabernaemontanine, and epivoacangine. effects that include anti-infertility, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, analgesic, antioxidant, anti-diabetic, anti-convulsant, and antibacterial properties. The goal of this review article is to give a succinct summary of Tabernaemontana divaricata's morphological traits, ethnobotanical applications, pharmacological qualities, and phytochemical makeup. It also emphasizes how crucial it is to carry out more investigation and development in order to completely investigate the therapeutic benefits that this medicinal plant may provide.

Last modified: 2024-05-26 03:43:53