Melastoma is a genus in the family Melastomataceae. It has about 50 species distributed around Southeast Asia, India and Australia. It undergoing taxonomic revision. Many species have been planted around the world for the aesthetic value of their bright purple flowers. This has led to the unavoidable consequence of these plants turning into weeds. They're considered so in Hawaii and parts of mainland USA.
WIPO PUBLISHES PATENT OF KOREA INSTITUTE OF ORIENTAL MEDICINE FOR "PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION CONTAINING MELASTOMA SANGUINEUM EXTRACTS OR FRACTIONS THEREOF AS ACTIVE INGREDIENTS FOR PREVENTING AND TREATING DIABETIC COMPLICATIONS" (SOUTH KOREAN INVENTORS)
Mar 01, 2012; GENEVA, March 1 -- Publication No. WO/2012/026748 was published on March 1. Title of the invention: "PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION...
Antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic properties of Melastoma malabathricum leaves aqueous extract in experimental animals.
Dec 01, 2006; Abstract: The present study was carried out to establish the antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic properties of...