MONOGRAPHICAL REVIEW OF APAMARGA - (ACHYRANTHES ASPERA) - RESEARCH WORK

  • Shristi Balbhadra rajiv gandhi university of health sciences
Keywords: Ayurveda

Abstract

The medical science has developed from ancient civilization, which used parts of plants, animals, metals and minerals to connect healing portions, to alleviate pain, control suffering and counteract diseases. It has progressed from an era of empiricism to the present stage of specific therapeutic agents. In India our ancestors possessed great knowledge of herbs and medicinal plants, among that Apamarga (Achyranthus aspera) is grown everywhere like a weed and hence easily available also possess various medicinal properties. It’s not only used as single drug but also, can be used in different dosage forms and useful in wide range of therapeutic applications. So, there is a need to know the analytical parameters in present era.  Hence in this paper the available literature about Botanical, Chemical constituents, and along with some Physico-chemical, powder microscopy & chromatographic monographs aspect of drug Apamarga is discussed.

Key words: Apamarga, Analytical parameters, Physico-chemical, Powder microscopy, chemical constituents.

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Published
2017-09-14