A REVIEW ON MEDICINAL IMPORTANCE OF EMBLICA OFFICINALISAbstract
Research in medicinal plants has gained a renewed focus recently. The prime reason is that other system of medicine although effective come with a number of side effects that often lead to serious complications. Plant based system of medicine being natural does not pose any serious problems. Although Emblica officinalis has a range of medicinal applications, but it is the need much period of time to explore. The use of Emblica officinalis as antioxidant, immune modulatory, antipyretic, analgesic, cytoprotective, anti ulser, immune modulatory, anti inflammatory, antitussive and gastroprotective are also studied. Emblica officinalis having a strong Memory enhancing property, in lowering cholesterol level, applicable in ophthalmic disorder, are reviewed. The effects of Emblica officinalis also take account as an antimicrobial action and in neutralizing snake venom are also included.
R. Jain *, R. Pandey, R. N. Mahant and D.S. Rathore
Department of Biotechnology, Government Kamala Raja Girls Post Graduate (Autonomous) College, Gwalior (M.P.), India.
12 May, 2014
07 August, 2014
16 September, 2014
01 January, 2015