International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Medicinal Plants | India | Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019

Therapeutic Potential of Ushir [Vetiveria zizaniodes (Linn.)Nash]: Review Study

Awanish Pandey | Hari Shanker Mishra

Abstract: According to Acharya Charaka and Sushrut, there is no substance in the universe which cannot be used as drug on the condition of rational use with definite objectives. Grasses are interesting and important plant drugs with potential to be used in therapeutics. Classical texts of Ayurveda are filled with the description of therapeutic potential of grasses and fact has been recognized by herbalists / botanists all over the world. The Grasses are underestimated medicinal repository. Ushir is one of the most effective medicinal Grass. In present paper an effort has been made to work out therapeutic potential of one of the most primitive plant drug with wide range of uses in human life.

Keywords: Ayurveda, Vetiveria zizaniodes, therapeutic potential

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 6, June 2019,

Pages: 1515 - 1519

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