GENUS OCIMUM IN TERMS OF MINERAL, NUTRIENT, CHEMICAL CONTENTS AND BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY
Keywords:Basil, Complemantary medicine, Medicinal Plants, Ocimum
In many regions, plants are the sole source of natural medicines. The numerous bioactive substances they contain have significant advantages in the prevention and treatment of many ailments. Determining the therapeutic characteristics of plants requires knowledge about their biological activity and essential oil contents. The mineral, nutritional, essential oil, and biological activity data for the genus Ocimum was gathered in this research. Several members of the genus Ocimum were found to engage in a wide variety of biological processes, as shown by the research findings. It has been discovered that this source may be very useful, particularly for its antioxidant and antibacterial properties. It's also said to contain naturally occurring minerals, nutrients, and essential oils. For this reason, plants belonging to the genus Ocimum are being considered as a potential valuable resource for use in the development of pharmaceuticals.
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