Pharmacological Updates of Pistia Stratiotes (Water Lettuce/ Jalakumbhi): A Mini Review
PharmaTutor (January- 2014)
ISSN: 2347 - 7881
Received On: 12/12/2013; Accepted On: 17/12/2013; Published On: 15/01/2014
About Authors: Kuntal Pal1, Sampat Kumar Kundu2
1Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi South Campus,
Banaras Hindu University, Barkachha, Mirzapur-231001
2Gurunanak Institute of Pharmaceutical Science & Technology
Sodepur, West Bengal.
ABSTRACT: World is running so first, at this moment medicines have to work to maintain the health of the people to give them power to stabilize them. Modern medicine is working from a decades or so, but many traditional systems of medicines also show some beneficial effects in that era. Likewise Kampo, Traditional Chinese Medicine(TCM), Ayurveda & Herbal Medicines. Those kind of medicines can give a patient resistant to protect the disease without less side effects. Pistia stratiotes is a plant which plays a commendable role in that era. It is used in different kind of disease which are described in this mini review.
How to cite this article: SK Kundu, K Pal, Pharmacological Updates of Pistia Stratiotes (Water Lettuce/ Jalakumbhi): A Mini Review, PharmaTutor, 2014, 2(1), 21-25