Pharmacological actions and potential uses of Momordica charantia: a review.

  title={Pharmacological actions and potential uses of Momordica charantia: a review.},
  author={Jyotsana Grover and Sucheta Yadav},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  volume={93 1},
Since ancient times, plants and herbal preparations have been used as medicine. Research carried out in last few decades has certified several such claims of use of several plants of traditional medicine. Popularity of Momordica charantia (MC) in various systems of traditional medicine for several ailments (antidiabetic, abortifacient, anthelmintic, contraceptive, dysmenorrhea, eczema, emmenagogue, antimalarial, galactagogue, gout, jaundice, abdominal pain, kidney (stone), laxative, leprosy… CONTINUE READING
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