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Published on:1, 2011
Pharmacognosy Journal, 2011; 3(19):91-94
Review Article | doi:10.5530/pj.2011.19.17

Indian Medicinal Plants Used in Liver disease: A Short Review

Authors and affiliation (s):

Chaudhary Sachin1,*, Pal Ajay2
1Moradabad Educational Trust Group of Institutions, Faculty of Pharmacy, MIT campus, Ram Ganga Vihar Phase-2, Moradabad-244001, Uttar Pradesh, India

2Faculty of pharmacy, Garyounis University, Benghazi, Libya.


Liver disease is one of the serious health problems. Herbal drugs play a major role in the treatment of hepatic disorders. In the absence of reliable liver hepatoprotective drugs in modern medicine, in India a number of medicinal plants and their formulations are used to cure hepatic disorders in traditional system of medicines In Himalayan region there are many plants which are use in liver diseases. In this review, Indian medicinal plants having hepatoprotective property are summarized in terms of their biological source, active constituents and biological activity.

Key words: Hepatoprotective, Herbal drugs.


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