A Literary Study On Punarnava (Boerhaavia Diffusa) Medicinal Plant- A Review Article

DOI : https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2021.4521

Authors

  • Dr. Angad Yadav PG Scholar, Department of Shalya Tantra, Parul Institute of Ayurveda, Vadodara
  • Dr. Hemant Toshikhane Dean, Professor & Guide, Department of Shalya Tantra, Parul Institute of Ayurveda, Vadodara
  • Dr. Harish Daga Assist. Professor & Co-Guide, Department of Shalya Tantra, Parul Institute of Ayurveda, Vadodara

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2021.4521

Keywords:

Boerhaavia diffusa, Pharmacological properties, Punarnava.

Abstract

The aim of this analysis is to include detailed confirmations on the phytochemical and pharmacological aspects of Boerhaavia diffusa, Nyctaginaceae, also known as "Punarnava." It has a long ethno medical tradition and is a heuristic therapeutic phytochemical reservoir. It is one of the oldest oriental remedies that Ayurveda mentions as a possible cure for a variety of ailments. Glycosides, steroids, flavonoids, and numerous polyphenolic compounds are abundant in the plant. Many pharmacological trials have shown its potential to benefit conventional applications as antioxidants, ophthalmic, antiinflammatory, semen, aphrodisiac, immunostimulants, anti-asthmatic. We have based our interests in phytochemistry, the registration of plant chemicals, those responsible for medicinal principles, common applications and their recorded pharmacological properties in this review article.

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Published

2021-05-31

How to Cite

Yadav, D. A. ., Toshikhane, D. H. ., & Daga, D. H. . (2021). A Literary Study On Punarnava (Boerhaavia Diffusa) Medicinal Plant- A Review Article: DOI : https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2021.4521. International Research Journal of Ayurveda & Yoga, 4(5), 166-172. https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2021.4521