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International Journal of Pharmacology
  Year: 2011 | Volume: 7 | Issue: 2 | Page No.: 206-211
DOI: 10.3923/ijp.2011.206.211
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A Comparitive Study on Various Properties of Five Medicinally Important Plants

Baby Joseph and S. Justin Raj

Indian traditional medicines based on various systems including Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homeopathy. The evaluation of these drugs is primarily based on phytochemical, pharmacological properties. plants have been an exemplary source of medicine. Ayurveda and other Indian literature mention the use of plants in treatment of various human ailments. In traditional system of medicine various plant parts such as stem bark, root bark aerial roots, vegetative buds, leaves, fruits and latex are used in dysentery, diarrhoea, diabetes leucorrhoea, menorrhagia, dropsy, jaundice, diarrhoea, dysentery, intermittent fevers, diseases of urino-genital system, scabies, ulcers,wounds, cold, nervous disorders and as tonic. Medicinal plants are popular in indigenious system of medicine like ayurveda, siddha, unani and homoeopathy and is used for its hepatoprotective, antitumour, antidiabetic, antihypertensive, analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. The present review is therefore, an effort to give a comparative study on its properties of five medicinally important plants.
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How to cite this article:

Baby Joseph and S. Justin Raj, 2011. A Comparitive Study on Various Properties of Five Medicinally Important Plants. International Journal of Pharmacology, 7: 206-211.

DOI: 10.3923/ijp.2011.206.211






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