Sphaeranthus indicus Linn.: A Pharmacological Review
Keywords:Asteraceae, Sphaeranthus indicus Linn., Sphaeranthus hirtus, Sphaeranthus indicus Linn. pharmacological activities, Sphaeranthus mollis Roxb.
Sphaeranthus indicus (SI) Linn. belonging to the family Asteraceae, the whole plant as well as various parts of plant widely used for curing various ailments in the Indian traditional system of medicine. This review focused on review of various pharmacological activities of SI such as anxiolytic, antioxidant, antidiabetic, analgesic, antipyretic, hepatoprotective activity, antimicrobial, antiulcer, anti-inflammatory, neuroleptic, antiviral, ovicidal, anthelmintic activities, and various other activities. Based on vast medicinal use and preclinical trials of this plant, the reported pharmacological activities of SI are covered in this review for exploring the enormous medicinal potential of this plant.
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