Phyllanthus amarus: ethnomedicinal uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology: a review.

  title={Phyllanthus amarus: ethnomedicinal uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology: a review.},
  author={Jay Ram Patel and Priyanka Tripathi and Vikas Sharma and Nagendra Singh Chauhan and Vinod Kumar Dixit},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  volume={138 2},
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Phyllanthus amarus Schum. & Thonn. belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae is a small herb well known for its medicinal properties and widely used worldwide. P. amarus is an important plant of Indian Ayurvedic system of medicine which is used in the problems of stomach, genitourinary system, liver, kidney and spleen. It is bitter, astringent, stomachic, diuretic, febrifuge and antiseptic. The whole plant is used in gonorrhea, menorrhagia and other genital affections… CONTINUE READING
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