Ethnobotany, Pharmacology and Phytochemistry of the Genus Phoebe (Lauraceae)

  title={Ethnobotany, Pharmacology and Phytochemistry of the Genus Phoebe (Lauraceae)},
  author={D. Semwal and R. B. Semwal},
  journal={Mini-reviews in Organic Chemistry},
  • D. Semwal, R. B. Semwal
  • Published 2013
  • Biology
  • Mini-reviews in Organic Chemistry
  • The research on medicinal plants is gaining popularity due to their high efficacy, safety, quality and low side effects in comparison of synthetic medicines. Phoebe plants have been used in traditional medicine for curing various dis- eases worldwide. The Genus Phoebe comprises of about 200 species, distributed in Indo-Malaysia, West Europe, Tropical America and India. The phytochemical studies on the Genus Phoebe have revealed the presence of mostly alkaloids along with terpenoids, flavonoids… CONTINUE READING
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