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P-ISSN: 2394-0530, E-ISSN: 2320-3862

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part A

A review study on Achyranthes aspera (Amaranthaceae)-A valuable medicinal herb

Sunita Verma

Achyranthes aspera L. is known as Chirchita and Latjeera in local language. It is belong to Amaranthaceaefamily.Theplantishighlyusedbytraditionalhealersintreatmentofcold,cough, asthma, boils, bronchitis, headache, colic, debility, dropsy, bleeding, dysentery, ear complications, leucoderma, pneumonia, renal complications, scorpion and snake bite and skin diseases etc. The present review describes some of the taxonomical classification, botanical characters, chemical constitutes and uses.
Achyranthes aspera (Latjeera) with inflorescence
Fig.: Achyranthes aspera (Latjeera) with inflorescence
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How to cite this article:
Sunita Verma. A review study on Achyranthes aspera (Amaranthaceae)-A valuable medicinal herb. J Med Plants Stud 2016;4(3):06-07.
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