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A brief review on pharmaceutical uses of Nelumbo nucifera

  title={A brief review on pharmaceutical uses of Nelumbo nucifera},
  author={Prabhsimran and Kaur and Loveneet and Navjeet and Ajaypal and Singh and Jaspreet Kaur and Harjot Kaur and Navjot Kaur and Manjot Kaur},
Nelumbo nucifera is placed in Nelumbonaceae family and has several vernacular names like Indian lotus, Chinese water lily, etc. It is an aquatic as well as perennial plant. It has wide geographical distribution and relatively a great biological diversity. Scientists through their researches or pharmacological studies revealed that N.nucifera possesses several activities like antioxidant activity, anticancer property, antiviral, antipyretic, anti-ischemic, as astringent, hepatoprotective… Expand
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