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Vol. 9, Issue 9 (2020)

A review on anti-microbial and hepatoprotective properties of himalayan wild fern Nephrolepis cordifolia (Pani Amla)

Author(s):
Ujjal Chettri, Swati Kumari and Bikkey Chettri
Abstract:
According to WHO not only microbial drug resistance but liver diseases is emerging as another burden for the people around the globe where about 1 million death occurs per year due to liver cirrhosis and other 1 million death due to viral hepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma. In many studies plant based phytochemical component such as oleanolic acid, eugenol , β-ionone are found to be effective against several drug resistant microorganisms like Streptococcus pneumoniae , Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Vibrio parahaemolyticus etc and this oleanolic acid and β-sitosterol derivatives are also found to be effective against various liver inflammation and helps in reducing the hepatocellular necrosis of liver.all this phytochemicals are found to be present in himalayan wild fern Nephrolepis cordifolia. In this review we have discussed about several phytochemical compounds which were naturally present in Himalayan wild fern Nephrolepis cordifolia (Pani Amla) and their antibacterial, antifungal, anticancer (anti tumor) and hepatoprotective properties.
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How to cite this article:
Ujjal Chettri, Swati Kumari, Bikkey Chettri. A review on anti-microbial and hepatoprotective properties of himalayan wild fern Nephrolepis cordifolia (Pani Amla). Pharma Innovation 2020;9(9):572-577.

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