Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2013)
Herbal Extract as Hepatoprotective-A Review
Author(s): Sanjay Kumar Jain1, Sourabh Rajvaidy 2, Prashant Desai 3, G.K.Singh 4, B.P.Nagori 5
Abstract: Medicinal practioners have prescribed ayurved and drug from herbal origin as a system of medicine in India over centuries. Popularity of herbal is increasing globally. More efforts need to be directed towards methodological scientific evaluation for their safety and efficacy by subjecting to vigrous preclinical studies followed by clinical trials to unravel the mysteries hidden in plants. Hepatic disease stand as one of the foremost health troubles worldwide with liver cirhosis and drug induced liver injury accounting 9th leading cause of death in western and developing countries. In this review article attempt has been made to compile reported hepatoprotective plants from India and aboard and may be useful to health professional’s scientists’ scholar working in the field of pharmacology, therapeutics and pharmacognosy to develop evidence based alternative medicine to cure different kinds of liver disease in man and animals.
How to cite this article:
Sanjay Kumar Jain1, Sourabh Rajvaidy 2, Prashant Desai 3, G.K.Singh 4, B.P.Nagori 5. Herbal Extract as Hepatoprotective-A Review. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2013; 2(3): 170-175.