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Medicinal plants serve as an integral part in fulfilling the human needs by serving with number of resources. The rubiaceae family is a rich source of medicinal plants with 500 genus and 5300 species within it. One of the active members among the genus is Mussaenda. Mussaenda is a genus of flowering plants with numerous ornamental plants. It includes near about 194 species. This present review paper comprises of the importance of the genus Mussaenda including its phyto and pharmacological aspects.


Medicinal plants Rubiaceae Mussaenda phytochemistry and pharmacology

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Astalakshmi N, & Sundara Ganapathy R. (2017). A comprehensive review on the genus: Mussaenda. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 8(4), 534-541. Retrieved from