Disporum Cantoniense (Lour.) Merr.: An Overview and Study of Traditional Use


  • Sushil Regmi Department of Pharmacy, School of Health Science, Purbanchal University, Morang, Nepal
  • Kmensiful Binan Department of Pharmacy, Regional Institute of Paramedical and Nursing Sciences, Aizwal, Mizoram, India
  • Himal Barakoti Department of Pharmacy, School of Health Science, Purbanchal University, Morang, Nepal
  • Rajeev K. Singla Institutes for Systems Genetics, Frontiers Science Center for Disease-Related Molecular Network, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Xinchuan Road 2222, Chengdu, Sichuan, China; School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab-144411, India https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3353-7897




Disporum, D. cantoniense, Herbal medicine, Natural Product


Over the past two decades, there has been a tremendous increase in the use of indigenous herbal medicinal plants in modern medicine; however, there is still a significant lack of research data in this field. This incomprehensive information base shades the development of a comprehensive research agenda especially in the context of developing Asian countries like Nepal. This chapter gives an overview of traditional medicinal plant Disporum Cantoniense, which is called hadjora (bone-joining) in Nepali and has been used since time unmemorable in case of bone fracture. Apart from this, D. cantoniense has various other medicinal uses in other regions around the globe. This chapter deals with overall aspects of D. cantoniense with sequential demystification thus enabling a greater understanding of its use and possibility to be used as alternative medicine in the future.  © 2022 Caproslaxy Media. All rights reserved.


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How to Cite

Regmi, S., Binan, K., Barakoti, H., & Singla, R. K. (2022). Disporum Cantoniense (Lour.) Merr.: An Overview and Study of Traditional Use. Indo Global Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 12, 258–264. https://doi.org/10.35652/IGJPS.2022.12034