Argemone mexicana Linn belonging to family papaveraceae is widely distributed plant in tropical and sub tropical regions of the world.In India, It is found on road sides, across fields and water bodies. It consists of root, flowers and leaves. It is also called as Mexican Poppy. The present article reviews the morphological, microscopical characters, phyto chemical and pharmacological studies on the plant and determines a scientific base for novel study for future research to establish toxin free response of plant or its phyto constituents.
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