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A review on ethnomedicinal, phytochemical and pharmacological properties of Phyllanthus niruri

@article{Kamruzzaman2016ARO,
  title={A review on ethnomedicinal, phytochemical and pharmacological properties of Phyllanthus niruri},
  author={H. M. Kamruzzaman and Md. Obydul Hoq},
  journal={Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={4},
  pages={173-180}
}
Phyllanthus niruri Linn. Belongs to Euphorbiaceae family and it is a small herb having wide range of medicinal properties, and it is used widely across the world. In Indian ayurvedic and Unani system it is used for Jaundice, ulcers, skin diseases, diabetes, chest pain and urinary complications. Its taste is bitter and acts as astringent and show laxative effect. This review covers information about ethno medicinal uses of Phyllanthus niruri in different countries with various pharmacological… Expand
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Studies relating to chemical characteristics and structural properties of the bioactive phytochemicals found in P. niruri are very useful for further research on this plant as many of the phytochemistryicals have shown preclinical therapeutic efficacies for a wide range of human diseases, including HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B. Expand
Mechanisms of antihyperuricemic effect of Phyllanthus niruri and its lignan constituents.
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The present study showed that the antihyperuricemic effect of Phyllanthus niruri methanol extract may be mainly due to its uricosuric action and partly through xanthine oxidase inhibition, whereas the anti hyperuricemia effect of the lignans was attributed to their uricOSURic action. Expand
Anti-tumor activity of Phyllanthus niruri (a medicinal plant) on chemical-induced skin carcinogenesis in mice.
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The results suggest that P. niruri extract exhibits significant anti-tumor activity, which supports the traditional medicinal utilization of this plant. Expand
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The Phytochemical constituents and the effects of methanol extracts of Phyllanthus amarus leaves (kidney stone plant) on the hormonal parameters of Male guinea pigs.
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The phytochemical screening of the leaves of Phyllanthus amarus revealed the presence of flavonoids, tannins, alkaloids, terpenoids, steroids, saponins and cardiac glycosides, which may support or justify the claims on the use of the aerial part of this plant by traditional medicine practitioners to increase/improve libido and reproductive function in men. Expand
Analgesic Effects of Callus Culture Extracts from Selected Species of Phyllanthus in Mice
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The results indicate that, similar to previous reported data from the extract of P. corcovadensis, the methanolic extracts of callus culture of Phyllanthus tenellus exhibit potent analgesic properties against neurogenic and inflammatory pain that seem to be unrelated to the activation of opioid mechanisms. Expand
Chemopreventive Effect of Phyllanthus niruri on DMBA Induced Skin Papillomagenesis in Swiss Albino Mice
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Effects of an aqueous extract from Phyllantus niruri on calcium oxalate crystallization in vitro
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The results showed an inhibitory effect of P. niruri extract on CaOx crystal growth and aggregation in human urine, suggesting that it may interfere with the early stages of stone formation and may represent an alternative form of treatment and/or prevention of urolithiasis. Expand
Antioxidant properties of Phyllanthus amarus extracts as affected by different drying methods
The total phenolic content (TPC) and antioxidant activity of fresh and dried Phyllanthus amarus plant materials were evaluated using the Folin-Ciocalteau method, 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH)Expand
Chemoprotective activity of an extract of Phyllanthus amarus against cyclophosphamide induced toxicity in mice.
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  • Medicine, Biology
  • Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology
  • 2005
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Results indicated that administration of P. amarus can significantly reduce the toxic side effects of CTX and is not interfering with the antitumor efficiency of CTQ, thereby decreasing the effect of toxic metabolites of CTZ on the cells. Expand
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