Author(s): Sandip Agrawal, Nitin Kochar, Anil Chandewar

Email(s): kumar_sandip04@rediffmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00316.5   

Address: Sandip Agrawal*, Dr. Nitin Kochar, Dr. Anil Chandewar
P. Wadhwani College of Pharmacy, Yavatmal (M.S)
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2018


ABSTRACT:
Some plants are main sources of therapeutic agents and widely used throughout the world in traditional and modern system of medicine. Currently more than 2000 plants are used in formulations. Amongst them costus speciosus Koen.an Indian plant has long been medicinally used in traditional system of medicine. The present study gives a detailed account of updated data on its phytochemical and pharmacological properties. The review state that large numbers of chemical constituents have been derived from the plant which possesses activities like be astringent, anthelmintic, aphrodisiac, bitter, febrifuge and expectorant, purgative. These reports are very encouraging and show that the plant should be studied more extensively for its therapeutic effects.


Cite this article:
Sandip Agrawal, Nitin Kochar, Anil Chandewar. Review on Costus speciosus a Medicinal Plant. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2018; 11(4):1697-1702. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00316.5


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