Review on traditional medicinal plant: Trillium govanianum (Nag Chhatri)
Dr. Dinesh Kumar Sharma
Trillium govanianum belongs to the genus Trillium (family: Melanthiaceae alt. Trilliaceae) commonly known as 'nag chhatri' or 'teen patra', is a native species of the Himalayas. In folk medicine, the rhizomes of T. govanianum are used to treat boils, dysentery, and inflammation, menstrual and sexual disorders, as an antiseptic and in wound healing. The plant has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anticancer and antifungal properties. The detailed pharmacological investigations are required for this plant so that the medicinal activities of this plant could further be exploited.