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Kavyashree MR, VasanSatish S, A. Harini A, Hegde Prakash L.
“Current Mini Review on Dhattura (Dhattura stramonium Linn.)”.
Int J Ayu Pharm Chem. 2018 Jul 10;9(1):15-26.
Dhattura (Dhattura stramonium Linn.) is one of the commonly available weed which is well known for its toxic effect. It is described in Ayurveda, the Indian system of medicine for its therapeutic uses in various ailments like Jwara (Fever), Kushta (Skin diseases), Visha (Poison), Shwasa (Respiratory disease), Shula (Pain), Shotha (Inflammation), Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) and many others. In recent years, the plant has been screened for its antifungal, antimicrobial, antispasmodic, antibacterial, anticancer, antioxidant, analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities. The present article is a review on the therapeutic potential listed in Ayurveda, research updates on Phytoconstituents and pharmacological activities. The review demonstrates that the plant is a potential for the treatment in various illness.
Dhattura, Dhattura stramonium, Classical uses, Activities
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