Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2015)
Bhangari (Blepharis sindica T. Anders): A review
Priyadarshi Apurva, Jaiswal ML, Kumari Rajesh
T. Anders of family Acanthaceae is an important medicinal plant which is mainly used as an invigorating tonic, given to cattle to increase milk production and its roots are used for urinary discharge & dysmenorrhoea. It is commonly known as â€œBhangari
â€ It is extensively used traditionally as Vajikaraka
(Aphrodisiac) by local Vaidyas of Rajasthan and Gujarat. The seeds of Blepharis sindica
T. Anders are the official part of the plant for its medicinal values and also as the promise of its future. A little work is done on this medicinal plant till date. The present article provides review on Bhangari and pharmacological studies conducted till date.
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Priyadarshi Apurva, Jaiswal ML, Kumari Rajesh. Bhangari (Blepharis sindica T. Anders): A review. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2015;4(4):28-31.