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Protective Role of Luffa Cylindrica

  title={Protective Role of Luffa Cylindrica},
  author={V. Sutharshana},
Medicinal plants play a vital role in treating several diseases. Sponge-gourds, the fruit of Luffa cylindrica, are widely used throughout the world. It is an annual climbing crop which produces fruit containing fibrous vascular system. It is considered as an important medicinal plant . 
Antifungal potentials of Luffa cylindrica (Roem) ethyl acetate leaf extract
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Capacidad antioxidante in vitro de extractos etanólicos del fruto de Luffa cylindrica L. Roem
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Comparative Study of Antimicrobial Potency and Phytochemical Analysis of Methanolic Extracts of the Leaf and Flower of Luffa cylindrica
The methanolic extract of the leaves and flowers of Luffa cylindrica holds great promise for the development of effective drugs for the treatment of bacterial infections and more efficiently against Candida albicans infection.


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Evaluation of the Wound Healing and AntiInflammato ry Activity of Whole Plant of Luffa Cylindrica (Linn). in Rats
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