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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 5, Issue 5 (2016)

A systematic comprehensive review on therapeutic potential of Andrographis paniculata (Burm. f.) Wall. ex Nees

Author(s): Aiyalu Rajasekaran, Ramasamy Arivukkarasu and Linda Mathew
Abstract: Andrographis paniculata is the most predominantly used plant in the Indian traditional systems of Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and in other Asian traditional systems. The aerial part of the plant is used in the form of infusion, raw juice, powder and decoction either alone or in combination with other medicinal plants. Andrographis paniculata is given in the form of tablets in Indian system of medicine and injection form in Chinese medicine for the treatment of common flu, swine flu, chikungunya, malaria and other viral fevers. A detailed comprehensive survey on Andrographis paniculata including the phytoconstituents and biological activities was done manually and electronically from pharmacopoeial monographs, journals, books, data bases of medicinal plants from 1986 to 2015 to provide a base for further research on this plant.
Pages: 189-199  |  1028 Views  57 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Aiyalu Rajasekaran, Ramasamy Arivukkarasu and Linda Mathew. A systematic comprehensive review on therapeutic potential of Andrographis paniculata (Burm. f.) Wall. ex Nees. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2016; 5(5): 189-199.
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