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Phytochemistry and pharmacological properties of Phyllanthus amarus Schum: A review

@article{Devi2017PhytochemistryAP,
  title={Phytochemistry and pharmacological properties of Phyllanthus amarus Schum: A review},
  author={Sangeeta Devi and Romana Rashid and Muneesh Kumar},
  journal={The Pharma Innovation Journal},
  year={2017},
  volume={6},
  pages={169-172}
}
Medicinal plants are important for human health by prevention of several human diseases. One of such medicinal plant species which used widely is Phyllanthus amarus. This herb is used as traditional medicine in many countries for more than 3,000 years. It is popular in indigenious system of medicine like ayurveda, siddha, unani homoepathy and is used for its hepatoprotective, antitumour, antidiabetic, antihypertensive, analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. The plant is also… 

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The present review article summarizes the potent pharmacological properties exhibited by the plant, Phyllanthus amarus.

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Phytochemical Screening and Antimicrobial Activities of Phyllanthus amarus Stem Bark Extracts

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All the stem bark extracts of Phyllanthus amarus exhibited very significant antibacterial activity and antifungal activity against Staphylococcus aeureus, Streptococcus pyogenes, Salmonella typhi, Eschericha coli, Aspengellus flavus, Candidas albican.

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