Review on Some Medicinal Plants with Hepato-protective Activities.
Medicinal plants play an important role in the lives of rural people particularly in remote parts of developing countries with few health facilities. It is estimated that around 70,000 plants species from lichens to towering trees has been used for medicinal purpose. The present review provides the importance of the plants with hepatoprotective activity. There are many plants with this activity and some of them are mentioned in the review. In this review article, an attempt has been made to compile the reported hepatoprotective plants from India and abroad and may be useful to the health professionals, scientists and scholars working the field of pharmacology and therapeutics to develop evidence based alternative medicine to cure different kinds of liver diseases in man and animals.
Gunturu Abhilash, Y Uma Maheswari, J Avinash Gopal, and Dilip Chanda