Andrographis paniculata NEES- A TRADITIONAL HIGH VALUE MEDICINAL PLANT

Authors

  • Arbind Kumar Sai Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dantewada, Chhattisgarh- 494441, India
  • Lokesh Kumar Tinde Department of Agricultural Extension, BCKV, Nadia, Mohanpur (W.B.)- 741235, India
  • Subhendu Roy Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dantewada, Chhattisgarh- 494441, India

Keywords:

Andrographis paniculata, Traditional uses, Pharmacology

Abstract

Andrographis paniculata Nees (Acanthaceae) is also known as ‘Bhuin Neem’ is one among the prioritized a medicinal plant traditionally used in treatment of dengue fever, chronic constipation, liver disease, indigestion, abdominal gas and low appetite, diarrhea, diabetes, arthritis & cancer allergies, skin disease as well as against snake bite and agricultural uses etc. The plant is widely used in ayurvedic and homeopathic systems of medicines. Because of it’s over exploited of forest region for medicinal use, it has become present day an endangered plant. Recently its population is very scanty in nature, so its ex-situ and in-situ conservation is necessary.

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Published

12-09-2021

How to Cite

Sai, A. K., Tinde, L. K., & Roy, S. (2021). Andrographis paniculata NEES- A TRADITIONAL HIGH VALUE MEDICINAL PLANT. Innovative Farming, 1(3), 99–101. Retrieved from https://innovativefarming.in/index.php/IF/article/view/121

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