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International Journal of Horticulture and Food Science
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part B
Pharmacological actions of Euphorbia hirta: A review

Dr. Md. Shahab Uddin, Dr. Md. Masum Billah and Dr. Zannatun Nahar Nuri

Euphorbiaceae is the family of Euphordia hirta. It is istributed throughout the indo-pak subcontinent, often found in waste places along the roadsides. The plant parts are widely used in traditional system of medicines, in the treatment of respiratory diseases, gastrointestinal disorders, wound healing, pulmonary disorders, urinogenital disorders, tumors, lactation in women etc. The plant has also been used as anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antitumour, antidiabetic and free radical scavenging, anti allergic, analgesic and antianaphylactic, antioxytic, sedative, antiarthritic, antidiarrhoeal, spasmogenic, antithrombocytopenic, diuretic, GI tract, burn wound healing, immune stimulatory, sperm motility, genotoxic, synergic, antiviral, antihelmentic, immunoprohylatic, antimalarial, antimicrobial, herbicidal, antimolluscidal, larvicidal property and so on. In this report we explore investigations related to taxonomy, monographs, distribution, morphology, phytochemistry, traditional uses and pharmacological uses of the plant.
Pages : 84-89 | 524 Views | 314 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Md. Shahab Uddin, Dr. Md. Masum Billah, Dr. Zannatun Nahar Nuri. Pharmacological actions of Euphorbia hirta: A review. Int J Hortic Food Sci 2019;1(1):84-89.
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