REVIEW ON VETIVERIA ZIZANIOIDES: A MEDICINAL HERB.

Authors

  • Satya Prakash Singh Sunder Deep Pharmacy College, Ghaziabad, UP, India

Keywords:

Herbal, vetiveria zizanioides, Khas khas, essential oil, potent pharmacological properties.

Abstract

About 80% of the world’s population uses folk medicine in traditional medicine states World Health Organisation. India is one of the richest countries in the world with regard to diversity of medicinal plants.

Herbal medicines are very cheap in comparison with the conventional form of medication. They can be found very easily from a local drug store. One of the greatest benefit associated with herbal medicine is the non existence of side effects.  the plants are  commercial medications used for the treatment of heart disease, high blood pressure, pain, asthma, and other problems. Vetiveria zizanioides widely used as analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretics and other problem. There are many activity have been done in this plant such as antioxidant, antimicrobial. Antibacterial, anthalminitic, Antifungal.and more activity of this plant are unknown.such activity is analgesic and anti inflammatory. The present review article provides an overview on potent pharmacological properties exhibited by this plant.

 

KEYWORDS: Herbal, vetiveria zizanioides, Khas khas, essential oil, potent pharmacological properties.

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Published

2013-06-30

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