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Phyllanthus niruri-An Important Medicinal Plant: A Review of its Folklore Medicine and Traditional Uses


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1 Venkateshwara Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cherlapally, Nalgonda, A.P., India
2 Annamacharya College of Pharmacy, Boinpally, Rajampeta, Kadapa, A.P., India
     

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Ancient days peoples are purely depends on herbal drugs. Why because at that time allopathic drugs are not available for peoples. Now a days both ayurveda and allopathic drugs are used. Some chronic diseases are completely not eradicated by allopathic drugs. For this reason ayurvedic drugs are more preferred than allopathic drugs. In India 3000 plants used for the medicinal value. In general 6000 medicinal plants in India are in use in traditional, folklore and used as a herbal medicine. This article aims to provide a comprehensive review in ayurveda in the pharmacological aspects of Phyllanthus niruri. Specifically this plant fruit used in the treatment of jaundice and other diseases like white, jaundice, white discharge, eye diseases over bile secretion, hiccups, cough, fever, wound healing and skin diseases are controlled by these plant.

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Medicinal Plant, Phyllanthus niruri, A Pharmacological Activity.
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Authors

Venkateshwarlu Goli
Venkateshwara Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cherlapally, Nalgonda, A.P., India
Ragya Eslavath
Venkateshwara Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cherlapally, Nalgonda, A.P., India
Santhosh Anasuri
Venkateshwara Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cherlapally, Nalgonda, A.P., India
Suma Gutha
Venkateshwara Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cherlapally, Nalgonda, A.P., India
Swapna Kasireddy
Venkateshwara Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cherlapally, Nalgonda, A.P., India
Ramesh
Annamacharya College of Pharmacy, Boinpally, Rajampeta, Kadapa, A.P., India

Abstract


Ancient days peoples are purely depends on herbal drugs. Why because at that time allopathic drugs are not available for peoples. Now a days both ayurveda and allopathic drugs are used. Some chronic diseases are completely not eradicated by allopathic drugs. For this reason ayurvedic drugs are more preferred than allopathic drugs. In India 3000 plants used for the medicinal value. In general 6000 medicinal plants in India are in use in traditional, folklore and used as a herbal medicine. This article aims to provide a comprehensive review in ayurveda in the pharmacological aspects of Phyllanthus niruri. Specifically this plant fruit used in the treatment of jaundice and other diseases like white, jaundice, white discharge, eye diseases over bile secretion, hiccups, cough, fever, wound healing and skin diseases are controlled by these plant.

Keywords


Medicinal Plant, Phyllanthus niruri, A Pharmacological Activity.

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