A Review on Argemone Mexicana



  • S. Ayesha Husna

    Department of Pharmacology,
    Krishna Teja Pharmacy College, Tirupathi, 517502.AP

  • V. Jayashankar Reddy

    Department of Pharmacology,
    Krishna Teja Pharmacy College, Tirupathi, 517502.AP




Argemone mexicana Linn belonging to family papaveraceae is widely distributed plant in tropical and sub tropical regions of the world.In India, It is found on road sides, across fields and water bodies. It consists of root, flowers and leaves. It is also called as Mexican Poppy. The present article reviews the morphological, microscopical characters, phyto chemical and pharmacological studies on the plant and determines a scientific base for novel study for future research to establish toxin free response of plant or its phyto constituents.


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S. Ayesha Husna, Department of Pharmacology,
Krishna Teja Pharmacy College, Tirupathi, 517502.AP



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Husna SA, Reddy VJ. . Int J of Pharmc Res [Internet]. 2017Oct.1 [cited 2020May30];7(9):170-4. Available from: https://ssjournals.net/index.php/ijpr/article/view/4386


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