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Title : PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF SOME THERAPEUTIC MEDICINAL FLOWERS
Authors : *U. Thiripura Sundari, S. Rekha and A. Parvathi
Abstract : The aim of this study was to analyse the phytochemical constituents of the flowers that have tremendous therapeutic potential which could be explored to provide affordable medicines to masses.&nbsp; In this paper,&nbsp; an attempt&nbsp; was made&nbsp; to survey the phytochemicals of the&nbsp; flowers of&nbsp; ten taxa&nbsp; namely&nbsp; Cassia auriculata, L.,&nbsp; Catharanthus roseus,(L.)Don., Hibiscus rosa sinensis, L., Lawsonia inermis, L., Michelia champaca, L.,&nbsp; Mangifera indica, L., Mimusops&nbsp; elengi, L., Moringa oleifera, Lamk., Nelumbo nucifera, Gaertn. and Rosa indica, L. belonging to ten different angiospermic families to know their therapeutically important secondary metabolites. The scope of the floral remedies to cure various human diseases has been discussed. <br />

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