CYNODON DACTYLON – A SYSTEMIC REVIEW OF PHARMACOGNOSY, PHYTOCHEMISTRY AND PHARMACOLOGYAbstract
Family-peace, also known as Cynodon dactylon (L) Pers, is a perennial herb that can be found throughout India. It goes by a variety of names in different Indian languages, including Durva in Marathi, Durba in Bengali, Dhro in Gujarati, Garichgaddi in Telugu, Arukampillu in Tamil, and Shataparva in Sanskrit, among others. In conventional medical systems and ethnomedical practices, Cynodon dactylon plays a significant role. Its powder, paste, or juices are used to cure a variety of illnesses due to its extensive therapeutic properties. Numerous metabolites are present in Cynodon dactylon, including glycosides, flavonoids, carotenoids, alkaloids, proteins, carbohydrates, and minerals. This study aims to include all relevant material on Cynodon dactylon, including summaries of its numerous pharmacognostic and pharmacological activity, traditional uses, chemical ingredients and pharmacognostic characteristics.
Pankaj H. Chaudhary *, Dipti B. Ruikar and Tejaswini S. Bayaskar
Department of Pharmacognosy, P. R. Pote Patil College of Pharmacy, Kathora Road, Amravati, Maharashtra, India.
03 April 2023
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