A Review on Phytochemical, Pharmacological and Unani Medicinal uses of mur (Commiphora myrrha)

Haleema Aneesa K., Mariyam Roqaiya, Juveriya Naaz N. Bhusnur


In the last few decades the use of plant products in medicines is getting popularized as the herbal medicines are usually cheap, easily available and have higher safety margins and lesser or no side effects due to natural origin. In Unani system of medicine mur (Commiphora myrrha) is mentioned as plant having medicinal properties on various system of human body. Various alkaloids have been identified in phytochemical analysis as well as different pharmacological properties have been noted in in-vitro and in-vivo studies. The aim of present review is to highlight the various Unani therapeutic uses as well as phytochemical and pharmacological reports on Commiphora myrrha gum resins.

Keywords: mur, phytochemical, pharmacological, unani, medicinal uses

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Haleema Aneesa K, Mariyam Roqaiya, Juveriya Naaz N. Bhusnur. A Review on Phytochemical, Pharmacological and Unani Medicinal uses of mur (Commiphora myrrha). Research & Reviews: Journal of Herbal Science. 2020; 9(1): 1–11p.


mur; phytochemical; pharmacological; unani


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