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Journal of Medicinal Plants Studies

2014, Vol. 2, Issue 6, Part A
Ethno-medicinal uses and pharmacological activities of lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)

Subzar Ahmad Sheikh

Nelumbo nucifera is grown in many parts of the globe including India for its medicinal and nutritional value. In Kashmir, the plant grows naturally in the lakes and its stem is being extensively used in many famous Kashmiri cuisines. In addition, its fruits and seeds are also consumed, but to a lesser extent. Many studies have established a wide range of the pharmacological activities of this plant. The current review highlights the importance of Nelumbo nucifera in traditional medicines and its pharmacological activities
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How to cite this article:
Subzar Ahmad Sheikh. Ethno-medicinal uses and pharmacological activities of lotus (Nelumbo nucifera). J Med Plants Stud 2014;2(6):42-46.
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