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

  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},
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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  • K. H. Kumar, R. Kuttan
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology
  • 2005
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