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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 1 (2020)

Cow urine prominence to humanity

Author(s):

Kajal Sharma, Sandeep Kaur and Naveen Kumar

Abstract:
Cow is worshiped as “mother of mankind”. It is very respective animal in Hinduism. Cow urine and cow dung are described as important excretions of animal origin. Cow urine contains many active compounds like phenols, amino acids, volatile and non-volatile substances which show marvelous antimicrobial activities. Ayurveda also described the traditional use of cow urine in cure of many harmful diseases. Cow is also considered as economically important animal. This article provides the available review of literature in regards to its properties in various fields like therapeutics, agricultural and other biological activities which encourages the use of cow urine.

Pages: 459-465  |  1445 Views  786 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Kajal Sharma, Sandeep Kaur and Naveen Kumar. Cow urine prominence to humanity. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(1):459-465.

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