An Unexplored Drug Mamajjaka (Enicostemma Littorale Blume)-A Drug Review

Authors

  • Kuldeep Kavathiya PG Scholar, Department of Dravyaguna vigyan, Choudhary Brahm Prakash Ayurved Charak Sansthan, Khera Dabar, New Delhi, India.
  • Anjana Rita Xalxo Assistant Professor, Department of Dravyaguna vigyan, Choudhary Brahm Prakash Ayurved Charak Sansthan, Khera Dabar, New Delhi, India.
  • Subash Sahu HOD & Associate professor, Department of Dravyaguna vigyan, Choudhary Brahm Prakash Ayurved Charak Sansthan, Khera Dabar, New Delhi, India.
  • Monika Sharma Assistant Professor, Department of Dravyaguna vigyan, Choudhary Brahm Prakash Ayurved Charak Sansthan, Khera Dabar, New Delhi, India.
  • Jitendra Varsakiya Assistant Professor, Department of Kayachikitsa, Choudhary Brahm Prakash Ayurved Charak Sansthan, Khera Dabar, New Delhi, India.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47070/ayushdhara.v11i1.1480

Keywords:

Enicostemma littorale Blume, Mamajjaka, Swetiamarin, Pharmacological properties

Abstract

Traditional medicinal system of India consist variety of natural herbs which are playing significant role in human health. Among them Enicostemma littorale Blume is one the herbaceous plant of the Gentianaceae family. The biter nature plant help in curing fever, act as a laxative, useful in skin disorders, rheumatism, snake bite, abdominal disorders, diabetes, obesity and in many more diseases. The plant used in folklore since long time in many diseases. The plant constituents having antimicrobial, antioxidant, antiulcer, anti-inflammatory, hypolipidemic, hypoglycaemic, hepatoprotective and antitumor activity. This review consists of detail description along with its literature review, ethnobotanical uses, phytochemical, pharmacological properties, and toxicological study of Enicostemma littorale Blume. The methodology adopted in this review is using Ayurvedic literature and modern scientific research-based publications including journal and periodicals. This review provide base for future research work in different aspect in the field of drug research.

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Published

07-03-2024

How to Cite

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Kuldeep Kavathiya, Anjana Rita Xalxo, Subash Sahu, Monika Sharma, Jitendra Varsakiya. An Unexplored Drug Mamajjaka (Enicostemma Littorale Blume)-A Drug Review. Ayushdhara [Internet]. 2024Mar.7 [cited 2024Apr.13];11(1):92-8. Available from: https://ayushdhara.in/index.php/ayushdhara/article/view/1480

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