Tabernaemontana divaricata: A Herbal Panacea


  • Noida Institute of Engineering and Technology (Pharmacy Institute), Plot No. 19, Knowledge Park-II, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh - 201306
  • Noida Institute of Engineering and Technology (Pharmacy Institute), Plot No. 19, Knowledge Park-II, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh - 201306
  • Noida Institute of Engineering and Technology (Pharmacy Institute), Plot No. 19, Knowledge Park-II, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh - 201306



Alkaloids, Bioactive Components, Latex, Pharmacological Activity, T. divaricata


Tabernaemontana divaricata (pinwheel flower) is a flowering plant that can grow easily in gardens and along roadsides. This plant can be cultivated in every condition. No specific environmental condition is required for the growth of the plant. Growing evidence suggests that this plant has medicinal benefits for various diseases due to the presence of bioactive components in the plant. The plant is extensively found near Indian heritage to be used for worship. T. divaricata contains major alkaloids like apparicine, conophylline, coronardine, ibogamine, etc., exhibiting pharmacological activities. Their major pharmacological potential is against inflammation, pain, and other diseases. Plants’ major activities, such as anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, and so on, have been demonstrated by their responsible bioactive compounds. The review is to highlight the researchers’ findings of different medicinal activities in T. divaricata along with the major responsible phytocomponents. There is a lot more scope for further research, which can be extended by the help of this review.


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How to Cite

Das, S., Dubey, A., & , D. (2022). <i>Tabernaemontana divaricata</i>: A Herbal Panacea. Journal of Natural Remedies, 22(4), 549–562.



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