Author(s): Ganesh R Bharskar, Someshwar Mankar


DOI: 10.52711/2349-2988.2022.00017   

Address: Ganesh R Bharskar, Someshwar Mankar
Department of Pharmacy, Pravara Rural College of Pharmacy, Pravaranagar.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2022

Mirabilis jalapa L. commonly known as Four O’ Clock plant is a perennial herbaceous medicinal plant well known for beauty of its flowers, sweet fragrance and folklore remedies or traditional uses. This plant contains various phytochemical and some are having been isolated from its parts, such as alkaloids, glycosides, carbohydrates, flavonoids, phytosterols (beta-sitosterol and stigmasterol), ursolic acid, oleanolic acid, trigonelline. A number of pharmacological activities are reported in this plant like anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidative, anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, anti-fungal, anti-spasmodic, antinociceptive, anti-viral, diuretic, anthelmintic and urinary tract disorder. The present study is therefore aimed at providing a review of the literature on phytochemical and pharmacological properties of Mirabilis jalapa L.

Cite this article:
Ganesh R Bharskar, Someshwar Mankar. Four O’Clock Plant: A Review. Research Journal of Science and Technology. 2022; 14(2):105-0. doi: 10.52711/2349-2988.2022.00017

Ganesh R Bharskar, Someshwar Mankar. Four O’Clock Plant: A Review. Research Journal of Science and Technology. 2022; 14(2):105-0. doi: 10.52711/2349-2988.2022.00017   Available on:

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