Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2015

ISSN Print :  0975-4407

ISSN Online :  2321-5836


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A Short Review of Cressa cretica



Address:   Dr Anita S. Wanjari1*, Dr Namrata B. Chouragade2
1Associate Professor, Department of Ras-Shastra and Bhaishaiya Kalpana, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurvedic College, Hospital and Research Center, Salod (H), Wardha Maharashtra
2Associate Professor, Department of Sanskrit, Samhita and Sidhanta, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurvedic College, Hospital and Research Center, Salod (H), Wardha Maharashtra
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2321-5836.2015.00022.1

ABSTRACT:
The satisfactory and safer solution to the problems of the public health care requires tremendous attention of the researchers to explore out medicinally efficacious plants and isolate potent molecules from them. Evaluation of such molecules could generate broader spectrum of pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic parameters with least toxicity. Cressa cretica (Linn) belonging to family Convolvulaceae. It is commonly known as Rudravanti. Traditionally root and leaves of Cressa cretica are commonly used as expectorant and antibilious agent. It is a holophytic dwarf shrub used in folklore medicine. This article gives the updated information on its properties.
KEYWORDS:
Cressa cretica, Convolvulaceae, expectorant, antibilious agent, holophytic dwarf.
Cite:
Anita S Wanjari, Namrata B. Chouragade. A Short Review of Cressa cretica. Research Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacodynamics. 2015, 7(3): 119-123.
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