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Vol. 8, Issue 6 (2019)

A review on ethnobotanical aspect of Lygodium flexuosum Linn.

Author(s):
Balendra Pratap Singh and Ravi Upadhyaya
Abstract:
The present study reports the distribution, ecology and Ethnobotany of the medicinal plant Lygodium flexuosum. Herbal medicines are used to treat various diseases and now they had become an item of global importance, with both medicinal and economic implications. The demand of herbal medicine is being increasing day by day due to their safety and efficacy. Now herbals had taken over the allopathic system due to their less side effect and efficient working mechanism. Herbals documentation is playing and pivotal role in increasing the economy of the country and had taken the nation on to the new path to achieve the goal of development. Lygodium flexuosum (Linn) Sw. is a fern found nearly throughout India. It belongs to the family Lygodiaceae and widely used in treating various ailments like jaundice, dysmenorrhoea, wound healing, Hair, rheumatism, sprains, scabies, ulcers and eczema. The main constitute of the plant is mainly used in wound healing and hair. In the present review an attempt had been made to explore different aspects of L. flexuosum.
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How to cite this article:
Balendra Pratap Singh, Ravi Upadhyaya. A review on ethnobotanical aspect of <em>Lygodium flexuosum</em> Linn.. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(6):489-492.

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