Anatomic Standardisation of traditional drug Jimsonweed leaf

Author : A. Ananth, S. Rajan and A. Umadevi

India has a great wealth of various naturally occurring plant drugs which have potential pharmacological activities. The troublesome weed, Datura stramonium (Jimsonweed) is a plant with both poisonous and medicinal properties and has been proven to have great pharmacological potential with a great utility and usage in folklore medicine. The present investigation was therefore undertaken to determine the microscopic or anatomical studies analysis were reported and also encourages cultivation of the highly valuable plant in large scale to increase the economic status of the cultivators and provide a support to use of the plant in traditional medicine.

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