Review article on dhatura (dhatura metal., linn)

Review article on dhatura (dhatura metal., linn)

Author: 
Dr. Balne Vijay Kumar
Abstract: 

Datura is a genus of nine species of poisonous vespertine flowering plants belonging to the family Solanaceae. They are known as angel's trumpets, sometimes sharing that name with the closely related genus Brugmansia, and commonly known as daturas. They are also sometimes called moonflowers. It is highly valued from time immemorial because of its vast medicinal properties. Dhatura metal is well known for its insecticidal, herbicidal, anti- fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and anti-rheumatoid activity. Dhatura is also rich in Alkaloidal compounds.The present paper summarizes all necessary information regarding its classical literature.

Paper No: 
123