Journal: Journal of Pharmacy Research

Article Id: JPRS-QA-0000555
Title: Hibiscus rosa sinensis Linn – ‘‘Rudrapuspa'': A Review
Category: Quality Assurance
Section: Review Article
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    “World Health Organization’’ has recommended that traditional health and folk medicine systems are has proved to be more effective in health problems worldwide. Hibiscus rosa sinensis Linn. is certain to emerge in the near future as a major player in the growing field of herbal health supplements and medicines both in daily self-care and in professionally managed health care system.The principal constituents of Hibiscus rosa sinensis Linn. are flvones. Flvones contain quercetin-3-diglucoside, quercetin-3,7-diglucoside, cyaniding-3,5-diglucoside, quercetin-3-sophorotrioside, kaempferol-3xylosylglucoside, cyaniding-3-sophoroside-5-glucoside and other constituent are cyclopeptide alkaloid, cyanidin chloride, hentriacontane, riboflavin, ascorbic acid, thiamine, taraxeryl acetate, ß-sitosterol , cyclicacids sterculic and malvalic acids. All the parts of Hibiscus rosa sinensis Linn and chemical constituents are used as anti-tumor, antifertility, antiovultory, antiimplantation, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antiestrogenic, antipyretic, antispasmodic, antiviral, antifungal, antibacterial, hypoglycaemic, spasmolytic, CNS depressant, hypotensive and juvenoid activity. This article compile all the information related to Hibiscus rosa sinensis Linn.

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    V. M. Jadhav *, R. M. Thorat1 ,V.J. Kadam 1& N. S. Sathe2

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    1Department of Quality Assurance, Bharati Vidyapeeth’s College of Pharmacy, Sector 08, CBD Belapur, Navi- Mumbai – 400614, India,
    2Y. M. T. Ayurvedic Medical College, Kharghar, Navi -Mumbai .

    Received on:07-02-2009; Accepted on: 03-04-2009

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    V. M. Jadhav *, R. M. Thorat1 ,V.J. Kadam 1& N. S. Sathe2

    Title:Hibiscus rosa sinensis Linn – ‘‘Rudrapuspa'': A Review
    Journal:Journal of Pharmacy Research
    Vol(issue):2 (July)
    Page No: (1168-1173)
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    Methodology:Traditional medicine, Antifertility.
    Research Materials:Hibiscus rosa sinensis Linn


Hibiscus rosa sinensis Linn Malvaceae Traditional medicine Antifertility.

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