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ISSN Print: 2394-0530, ISSN Online: 2320-3862, NAAS Rating: 3.53

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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2018, Vol. 6, Issue 6, Part D
Barleria lupulina: A medicinal plant of Bangladesh: A review

Roshni Nahar Rahmatullah, Khoshnur Jannat, Taufiq Rahman, Rownak Jahan and Mohammed Rahmatullah

Barleria lupulina Lind L. is a medicinal plant belonging to the Acanthaceae family found in Bangladesh in the wild and on fallow lands. Various folk medicinal uses of the plant include being used as tonic, and for treatment of dermatitis, sexual disorder, cough, fever, body ache, eczema, itches, and scabies. The plant contains a number of iridoid glucosides of possible therapeutic importance. Pharmacological studies indicate that the plant has anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, anti-viral, immunomodulatory, diabetic wound healing, anti-inflammatory, anti-amebic, anti-ulcer, and neuropharmacological properties. The presence of bioactive principles combined with the traditional uses and reported pharmacological properties of the plant indicate that the plant can be considered an important source for lead compounds and new drugs.
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How to cite this article:
Roshni Nahar Rahmatullah, Khoshnur Jannat, Taufiq Rahman, Rownak Jahan and Mohammed Rahmatullah. Barleria lupulina: A medicinal plant of Bangladesh: A review. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies. 2018; 6(6): 231-234.
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