ISSN NO. 2320 - 7418
ON POISONOUS PLANT BUT MEDICINALLY ACTIVE- ARGEMONE MEXICANA
Bhatt Mehul, Shah Unnati*
Department of Pharmacognosy, Pioneer Pharmacy degree college, vadodara, India.
Argemone mexicana Linn (Papaveracea) is commonly known as ‘Mexican prickly poppy’ and ‘Satyanashi’ is a common name, it is a well-known weed in the agricultural and waste lands. It is a widely distributed plant throughout the subtropical and tropical regions of the world. Argemone mexicana Linn has been reported to possess Anti-malarial, Antibacterial, Wound healing, Antiasthma tic, Hepatoprotective, Anti-HIV, Vasorelaxant activities. The present article reviews the pharmacological and phytochemical work done on the plant and determines a scientific base for novel study for future research to establish toxin free response of plant or its phytoconstituents.
Keywords: Argemone Mexicana, Poisonous plant, Agricultural weed, Toxicity study.
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