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Abstract, Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies, 2016

Plumeria rubra is an ornamental tree of Apocynaceae family. Plumeria rubra is a flowering plant. Flowers are very fragrant, generally red pink or purple center rich with yellow. Plumeria rubra reported to have anti-fertility, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, hepatoprotective and antimicrobial activities. It has been used in the folk medicine systems of civilizations for the treatment however as abortifacient, drastic, purgative, blennorrhagia, used in toothache and for carious teeth. Flowers are aromatic, bechic and used as very popular pectoral syrup.

Keywords: Plumeria rubra, Hepatoprotective, purgative, Antimicrobeal