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ISSN Print: 2394-0530, ISSN Online: 2320-3862, NAAS Rating: 3.53

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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2015, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A
Hepatoprotective, anticancer & antiviral effects of Bhui Amla in unani medicine: an overview

Sadique Husain, Md. Anzar Alam, Shamim Ahmed, Aleemuddin Quamri, Mohammad Asim Khan

Bhui amla is commonly known as “bhumi amla” which belongs to Euphorbiaceae family. In Unani literature it is described in the name of “BHUTI” which means Bhum Amlak (Amla of land).There are many chemical constituents reported in bhui amla, but major chemical constituents are mainly alkaloids, in the form of lignins, like phyllanthin and hypophyllanthin. Globally it is used as a home remedies to treat different disorders viz; Hepatitis-B, Jaundice, Cirrhosis of liver, intestinal infection, diabetes, chronic fever, loss of appetite etc. Owing to its hepatoprotective property, it is in great demand in the market. There are many formulations available in the market for the cure of different ailments.
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How to cite this article:
Sadique Husain, Md. Anzar Alam, Shamim Ahmed, Aleemuddin Quamri, Mohammad Asim Khan. Hepatoprotective, anticancer & antiviral effects of Bhui Amla in unani medicine: an overview. Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies. 2015; 3(1): 01-03.
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