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Pharmacognostic and Therapeutic Activities of Genus Ocimum


Prerna Sharma* and Kumud Upadhyaya   Pages 1 - 6 ( 6 )


Objective: The main objective of this review is to provide a platform to learn about the importance of Ocimum. A genus known to the entire population of India as Tulsi. Special attention has been paid to literature reports describing the use of Tulsi and cancer.

Methods: The importance of the plant and the active ingredient is described here in the relevant bibliographic references. The use of the plant would be much more important for the drug distribution scientist to develop a special formulation of the crude drug, which in the future will be a magical therapeutic agent with many benefits.

Results and Conclusion: Examples have been presented in which the plant is used and its use in its antibacterial activity.


O. Genus, antibacterial, plant, natural source, tulsi, drug discovery, ayurveda, eugenol.


M.M School of pharmacy M M University, Sadopur ( Ambala) 134007, Kumaun University, Nainital (Uttarakhand) 263001

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