A Review on the Ayurvedic Herb Prosopis cineraria (L) Druce.

Shami (Prosopis Cinerarea (L) Druce) of family Mimosaceae is an indigenous plant which has been mentioned in Ayurveda with several clinical properties((1)). The plant finds use in one form of the other in various ayurvedic preparations and this has been made in necessary to review the various studies carried out in its chemistry as well as pharmacology.