Rahar Sandeep, Nagpal Navneet, Swami Gaurav, Arora Manisha, Bansal Suraj, Goyal Sandeep, Singla Shwali, Singh Preeti, Kapoor Reni
Rahar Sandeep 1, Nagpal Navneet1, Swami Gaurav 2, Arora Manisha1, Bansal Suraj3, Goyal Sandeep3, Singla Shwali4, Singh Preeti5 and Kapoor Reni6
1B.I.S.College of Pharmacy, Moga, India.
2CT Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jalandhar, India
3S.D.College of Pharmacy, Barnala, India
4Geetanjali Institute of Pharmacy, Udaipur, India
5Saroj Institute of Management and Technology, Lucknow, India 6Akal College of Pharmacy, Sangroor, India
Volume - 3,
Issue - 3,
Year - 2010
Saccharum munja was traditionally used in making ropes and baskets. It is one of the best nutritious and drought tolerant species of grasses. A valuable fiber can be extracted from upper leaf sheets of flowering culms. The stem is sweet, acrid, cooling, aphrodisiac and is useful in burning sensations, thirst, erysipelas, blood troubles, urinary complaints, eye diseases and tridosha. The plant stem, flowers and adjacent soil found to have nutrients such as sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, chlorides, bicarbonates, sulphates and phosphates which are responsible for its medicinal importance. The plant parts are used in number of Ayurvedic formulations which are used in the treatment of dysuria.
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Rahar Sandeep, Nagpal Navneet, Swami Gaurav, Arora Manisha, Bansal Suraj, Goyal Sandeep, Singla Shwali, Singh Preeti, Kapoor Reni. Medicinal Aspects of Sacchrum munja. Research J. Pharm. and Tech.3 (3): July-Sept. 2010; Page 636-639.