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  author={Nidhi Sharma and Vidya Patni},
The plant Grewia tenax (Frosk.) Fiori. belonging to the family Tiliaceae, is an example of multipurpose plant species which is the source of food, fodder, fiber, fuelwood, timber and a range of traditional medicines that cure various perilous diseases and have mild antibiotic properties. The plant preparations are used for the treatment of bone fracture and for bone strengthening and tissue healing. The fruits are used for promoting fertility in females and are considered in special diets for… 

Grewia tenax (Guddaim): Phytochemical Constituents, Bioactive Compounds, Traditional and Medicinal Uses

The distribution of diversity, taxonomy, nutritional values, phytochemical and potential of these species are reviewed in this chapter.

Distribution of Grewia species in Kachchh Gujarat, India: Taxonomy, Traditional Knowledge and Economic Potentialities

Grewia tenax (Forsk.) Fiori, and G. villosa Willd. (Tiliaceae) are locally known as Gangeti and Luska respectively. These are medium size shrub species with multipurpose uses. Its fresh and dry fruit

Notes on Grewia tenax (Forssk.) Fiori: an underutilized multipurpose shrub of hot arid region of western Rajasthan

Grewia tenax (Forssk.) Fiori commonly known as ‘Gangani’, was studied to provide scientific information pertaining to taxonomy, distribution pattern, morphology, plant growth, phytochemicals and

Studies on Effect of Hormone on in vitro Regeneration of Tinospora cordifolia

India has a rich biodiversity of the restorative plants that are as yet not investigated totally, and the requirement for the novel pharmaceutical items out from the International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences is high.

Grewia Species: Diversity, Distribution, Traditional Knowledge and Utilization

In this Chapter, the detailed informations about different Grewia species on the aspects of taxonomy, botanical description, distribution and diversity, traditional knowledge and its utilization potential were provided as ready reference in future use to different stakeholders like researchers, farmers and others.

The comparative alpha-amylase inhibitory and antioxidant potentials of different extracts of Capparis decidua fruit of Pakistani origin

Use of plant materials, extracts and bioactive compounds termed traditional practice. This type of exercise provided less expensive remedies and better health care. Therapeutic characteristics of

Safety and Fertility Potential of Kenyan Grewia tenax (Mukawa Wa Guba) Root Extract Secondary Metabolites

Kenyan Grewia tenax root extract has phytochemicals postulated to enhance fertility and is orally safe, and these findings may require further verification using in vivo studies.


The micropropagation protocol reported here was characterized with a rapid proliferation of shoots, easy rooting of the micro-shoots and the plantlets were easily acclimatized to the external environment and undergoing normal physiological development.

Micropropagation of Grewia tenax (Forssk.) Fiori – an important ethnomedicinal plant

In vitro plantlets were successfully acclimatized with a 75% survival rate and indole-3-butyric acid in various concentrations was provided to a 1/4-strength MS medium to improve rooting performance.

Ethnomedicinal uses, phytochemical characterization, and antibacterial activity of Grewia tenax and Albizia anthelmintica extracts against multidrug-resistant pneumonia-causing bacteria

The use of Grewia tenax and Albizia anthelmintica in treating different ailments is attracting significant attention as a primary health care option in Namibia. This study aims to document their



Exploiting the potential of indigenous fruit trees: Grewia tenax (Forssk.) Fiori in Sudan

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the importance of G. tenax by providing information on its botanical and horticultural characteristics in the effort to promote its domestication and commercialization for regional and global markets.

Auxin Effects on Rooting of Stem Cuttings of Grewia tenax : A Potential Alleviator of Iron-Deficiency Anaemia in the Sudan

The small-leaved white cross-berry (Grewia tenax (Forsk.) Fiori.) is a deciduous, tropical shrub or tree prized for its fruit. Being high in iron content, the fruit is considered as a simple

Anti-emetic activity of Grewia lasiodiscus root extract and fractions

Preparation of Grewia lasiodiscus (K Schum) root is used in African traditional medicine to treat fever, pains and emesis. A 70% aqueous methanolic extract of G. lasiodiscus root (Extract) was

Wound Healing Plants of Jalgaon District of Maharashtra State, India

The investigation revealed that wound healing natural products usually localized in root, leaves and filament and plant product like latex, oil, gum and resin were most frequently used for wound healing as evident from this survey.

Nutritional Composition of Grewia Species (Grewia tenax (Forsk.) Fiori, G. flavescens Juss and G. Villosa Willd) Fruits

Evidence is provided that these local traditional fruits could be important contributors to improving the nutritional content of rural and urban people and supports the traditional use of Grewia spp in the treatment of anaemia.

First record of Grewia tenax (Forssk.) Fiori in northern Oman, a valuable fruit producing shrub

The occurrence of G. tenax in the al-Hajar mountains is a new record to the flora of northern Oman and calls for further investigation of botanists and germplasm collectors.

Effects of Seed Stratification Treatments on Germination of Grewia tenax ( Forssk . ) Fiori . , a Wild Fruit Species

Grewia tenax (Forssk.) Fiori is a fruit shrub and grows wild in arid and semi-arid tropics of Asia and Africa. The species is highly valuable for the rural populations because of its multipurpose

Antimicrobial activity of the polyphenolic fractions derived from Grewia asiatica, Eugenia jambolana and Carissa carandas

Summary Crude methanolic extracts from Grewia asiatica, Eugenia jambolana and Carissa carandas were separated into four major fractions viz. phenolic acids, flavanols, flavonols and anthocyanins

Household remedies of Keshavraipatan tehsil in Bundi district, Rajasthan

The paper presents ethnomedicinal remedies for joints pain, arthritis, diabetes, asthma, swollen gums, dermatitis, ear, eye and hair problems, pneumonia, hypo-pigmentation, snakebite, scorpion bite,