International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research

International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research

Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part A (2019)

Andrographis paniculata Nees a well-known Hepatoprotective drug: A review

Author(s):

Vijay Danapur, Seetharam YN

Abstract:
The plant Andrographis paniculata Nees is commonly called as king of bitters or Kalmegha. It has secondary metabolites like diterpene lactone andrographolide and andrographanine. The therapeutic efficacy is mainly because of the presence of these secondary metabolites. The wide range of pharmacological activities are exhibited by the extracts of this plant and the major use is seen in the hepatoprotective activity.

Pages: 12-16  |  1064 Views  527 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Vijay Danapur, Seetharam YN. Andrographis paniculata Nees a well-known Hepatoprotective drug: A review. Int. J. Pharm. Clin. Res. 2019;1(1):12-16.