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2008-08-26 03:00:17

By Pratchayasakul, Wasana Pongchaidecha, Anchalee; Chattipakorn, Nipon; Chattipakorn, Siriporn Tabernaemontana divaricata a common garden plant in tropical countries has been used as a traditional medicine. However, no recent review articles of T. divaricata, particularly discussing its pharmacological properties, are available. This review presents the ethnobotany and ethnopharmacology of T. divaricata as well as its potential therapeutic benefits especially of the alkaloidal and non-...


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