Author(s): Ashly Uthaman, Sreesha N Nair

Email(s): sreeshannair@aims.amrita.edu

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00274.8   

Address: Ashly Uthaman1, Sreesha N Nair*
Department of Pharmacognosy, Amrita School of Pharmacy, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amrita University, AIMS Health Science Campus Ponekkara, Kerala, India Pin:682041
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 10,      Issue - 5,     Year - 2017


ABSTRACT:
The ten sacred flowers constitute the group dasapushpam. These ten favorable herbs are used in ayurvedic system of medicine and it possesses tremendous therapeutic and potential benefits. It includes different flowers with different characters. These flowers are comes under different families like Amaranthaceae, Oxalidaceae, Sapindoideae, Asteraceae, Convolvulaceae, Poaceae, Hypoxidaceae etc which possess divine power. It deals with activities such as anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, anticancer, antifungal, antipsychotic, anti -rheumatic, antiarrhythmic, antidiarrheal, anthelmintic, anti-diabetic etc. It provides a well-established traditional system of medicine. Moreover they give therapeutic benefit with no side effects. The main objective of this review to provide general information about these herbs and their therapeutic values.


Cite this article:
Ashly Uthaman, Sreesha N Nair. A Review on Ten Sacred Flowers in Kerala: Dasapushpam. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2017; 10(5): 1555-1562. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00274.8


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