Saussurea lappa (Kuth root): review of its traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology

@article{Madhuri2011SaussureaL,
  title={Saussurea lappa (Kuth root): review of its traditional uses, phytochemistry and pharmacology},
  author={K. Madhuri and K. Elango and S. Ponnusankar},
  journal={Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={12},
  pages={1-9}
}
Saussurea lappa Clarke (Compositae) is a traditionally known and potent plant which is well considered for its medicinal uses in different indigenous Indian systems of medicine. It is popularly known as Kuth root or costus and used in various traditional system of medicine for its anti-ulcer, anti-convulsant, anti-cancer, hepatoprotective, anti-arthritic, anti-viral activities. Several of its activities are well proved and established through in-vitro, in-vivo methods which gave a rationale… Expand
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