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Research Paper | Biological Sciences | India | Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020
Ethno Medicinal Uses and Chemical Constituents of Indian Flora: Achyranthesaspera (Latjeera)
Abstract: Achyranthes asperais known as Chirchita (Hindi), Apamarga (Sanskrit), Aghedi (Gujarati), Apang (Bengali), Nayurivi (Tamil), Kalalat (Malyalam) and Agadha (Marathi) in our country. It possesses valuable medicinal properties and used in treatment of cough, bronchitis and rheumatism, malarial fever, dysentery, asthma, hypertension and diabetes in Indian folklore. Achyranthes aspera L. in by traditional healers in treatment of cold, boils, debility, snake bite, colic, dropsy, bleeding, leucoderma and skin diseases. Achyranthes asperais a weed belong to family (Amaranthaceae) commonly found throughout India is famous for its vast medicinal property. The medicinal plants are used for treatment of various diseases because of their safety and effectiveness. The present review describes some of the important medicinal properties, chemical constituents and uses.
Keywords: Achyranthes aspera, chemical constituents, effectiveness, Medicinal properties
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020,
Pages: 1778 - 1780