A Review of the Medicinal Plants of Genus Orthosiphon (Lamiaceae)

  title={A Review of the Medicinal Plants of Genus Orthosiphon (Lamiaceae)},
  author={Mukesh Kr. Singh and Bina Gidwani and Anshita Gupta and Hemant J. Dhongade and Pranita Kashyap and Dulal Krishna Tripathi},
  journal={International Journal of Biological Chemistry},
In the genus Orthosiphon (Lamiaceae), Orthosiphon aristatus, Orthosiphon pallidus, Orthosiphon thymiflorus, Orthosiphon stamineus are widely used in traditional medicine to prevent different diseases such as diabetes, kidney stone, edema, rheumatism, hepatitis, hypertensive and jaundice. A different variety of phytoconstituents has been isolated from the Orthosiphon species which include monoterpenes, diterpenes, triterpenes, saponins, organic acid and flavonoids compound. Antidiabetic, anti… Expand

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