Hypotensive and tonic properties are also reported in E. Galactogenic activity The powdered E. Euphorbia hirta is one of the most widely used medicinal plant in the Philippines as a treatment for dengue [ 19 ]. Synthetic drugs are effective in controlling different diseases but these synthetic drugs are out of reach of millions of people. The following inclusion criteria were used: Handbook of Medicinal Plants.
Thus, the present study provides a comprehensive review of studies conducted on the antidengue activity of E. This indicates the potential of modulating the coagulation pathways.
Despite the popularity of E. According to the present survey, it is reiterated that the E.
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The root exudate exhibits nematicidal activity against juveniles of meloidogyne incognita. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.
The severity of dengue is amplified by the lack of effective treatment [ 7 ].
India recognizes more than plant species having medicinal value, Sri Lanka euphorbiiaand Nepal around Decoction of dry herbs is used for skin diseases.
Ann Biol Clin Paris ; Bol Soc Chil Quim. Council of Industrial and Scientific Research; Inhibition of aflatoxin production on some agricultural commodities through aqueous plant extracts.
Potential Use of Euphorbia hirta for Dengue: A Systematic Review of Scientific Evidence
The phytochemical analysis of E. Jayawardenaand Chanika D. The root exudate exhibits nematicidal activity against juveniles of meloidogyne incognita.
Particularly for dengue, a commercial formulation capsule has been developed and the local communities in the Philippines consume it as a treatment for dengue [ 17 ]. Antiamoebic and spasmolytic activities of extracts from some Antidiarrhoeal traditional preparations used in Kinshasa and Congo.
Antidiarrheic activity of quercitrin in mice and rats. Antiamoebic activity The eupborbia extract of E. Further purification of ethyl acetate fractions of the plant revealed 9 compounds which may exert an antidengue effect individually or synergistically [ 24 ].
This herb shows antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antimalarial, galactogenic, antiasthmatic, antidiarrheal, anticancer, antioxidant, antiferlity, antiamoebic, and antifungal activities. Ann Biol Clin Paris ; Antimicrobial and phytochemical investigation of the leaves of Carica papaya L.
The extract is noncytotoxic and antibacterial. Correspondence should be addressed to Chanika D.
The stem sap is used in the treatment of eyelid styes and a leaf poultice is used on swelling and boils. Leaves are opposite, elliptic – oblong to oblong- lanceolate, acute or subacute, dark green above, pale beneath, 1- 2. The literature search identified the following number of articles in the respective databases: Euphorbia hirta in males. The literature search identified a total of articles: Ethnic Indian Plants in cure of diabetes.
The herbs provide the starting material for the synthesis of conventional drugs. The literature survey revealed that E.
However, this comparative analysis revealed that the platelet augmentation potential of E.