Primula is a large genus of perennial herbs comprising of 430–500 species growing in the humid and moderate climatic regions of the Northern Hemisphere. Different plant species of the genus Primula have been used from times immemorial to treat various ailments and phytochemical investigation on various species revealed presence of various phytochemicals considered as a source of medicinal agents. This review on the genus covers its distribution, traditional uses and phytochemical uses of its different species.
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[Khaleefa Aslam, Irshad A. Nawchoo, Mohammad Aslam Bhat, Aijaz H. Ganie and Nida Aslam (2014); Ethno-pharmacological review of genus Primula Int. J. of Adv. Res. 2 (4). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
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