In addition, it was assumed that the anti-inflammatory potential of flavonoids may have contributed to the alleviation of flu-like symptoms in dengue patients following the treatment with E. Intraperitoneal injection of ethanol may cause portal hypertension and hypersplenism leading to thrombocytopenia. This review describes the medicinal properties, chemical constituents, and other important aspects of Euphorbia hirta. Indigenous drugs of India. Council of Industrial and Scientific Research; Medicinal plants have curative actions due to the presence of complex chemical constituents. The ethanolic extract of E.
All the papers obtained from searching the databases with above search criteria were pooled together and duplicates were removed. Dengue is a viral disease that impose the greatest human and economic burden in tropical and subtropical regions [ 1 ]. In vitro antioxidant potential evaluation of Euphorbia hirta L. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Currently, there is a resurgent interest in herbal medicine among the public considering its safety and cost-effectiveness. The ethanolic extract of E.
Antidiarrheic litsrature of quercitrin in mice and rats. The aqueous extract exhibits anxiolytic, analgesic, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory activities. Handbook of Medicinal Plants. Figure 1 presents the search strategy used in selecting the articles. Some drugs from Ayurveda approaches modern diseases, have already reached the market place.
Sincere thanks are due to Dr. Hence, in-depth analysis of immunomodulatory properties is fortified to establish the potential E.
Potential Use of Euphorbia hirta for Dengue: A Systematic Review of Scientific Evidence
These three studies have employed thrombocytopenic agents to lower the platelet counts prior to the administration ephorbia E. According to the present survey, the existing evidence supports the platelet increasing and antiviral activity of E.
The antidiarrheal effect of the herb decoction was studied in mice.
Nil Conflict of Interest: Singh P, Sinha KK. Antidiarrheal activity The antidiarrheal effect of the herb decoction was studied in mice. Antioxidant activity The aqueous extract of E.
Euphorbia hirta commonly known as Tawa-Tawa is a plant used in folklore medicine in the Philippines for the treatment of dengue. The latex of E. Decoction of dry herbs is used for skin diseases. Further research is going on to find out more activities in constituents of E.
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Root decoction is also beneficial for nursing mothers deficient in milk. However, it is important that these preparations are properly standardized and scientifically validated [ 31 ].
Handbook of Medicinal Plants. India recognizes more than plant species having medicinal value, Sri Lanka aroundand Nepal around Euphorbia hirta is one of the most widely used medicinal plant in the Philippines as a treatment for dengue [ 19 ].
Abstract Euphorbia hirta commonly known as Tawa-Tawa is a plant used in folklore medicine in the Philippines om the treatment of dengue. Similarly, in another study, when the expressed juice of E.
Compendium of Indian Medicinal Plants. The molecular docking studies using these compounds, the antidengue activity of E.
Antimicrobial and phytochemical investigation of the leaves of Carica papaya L. This review will definitely help the researchers to know its different properties.
An ethanolic extract of E.
Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. The free radical scavenging effect on DPPH ekphorbia hydroxyl was found as Herbal medicines have a prudent use in dengue as a supportive therapy as effective antiviral drugs and vaccines for all stereotypes have not yet been developed.
To overly validate the traditional claim, more studies on contemporary pharmacological approaches including isolation of active compounds and elucidating the mode of action of antidengue activities are warranted.
Structures litegature some constituents present in E. Intraperitoneal injection of ethanol may cause portal hypertension and hypersplenism leading to thrombocytopenia.