International Journal of Botany Studies


International Journal of Botany Studies


International Journal of Botany Studies
International Journal of Botany Studies
Vol. 6, Issue 2 (2021)

A critical interpretation over Bhumyamlaki (A medicinal plant): A brief review study


Ajay Paghdal, Shailesh Deshpande, Janhavi Patharkar

Nowadays, there is a great deal of interest in the Ayurvedic method of medicine and hence the market for various medicinal plants in the manufacture of Ayurvedic medicines is growing. In the commercial markets, there is a lot of adulteration or replacement because of the various geographical areas where these plants grow. Plant drug histological studies are important not only for studying adulterants, but also for accurate identification. The plant is bitter, astringent, refreshing, diuretic, antiseptic and fungal. It is used for Hepatoprotective, antitumor, antidiabetic, antihypertensive, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties in indigenous systems of medicine such as Ayurveda, siddha, unani, and homoeopathy. Dropsy, jaundice, diarrhea, dysentery, intermittent fevers, urino-genital system infections, scabies, ulcers, burns, and the common cold are all handled with the herb. It has potent antiviral effects against the hepatitis B virus. It has anti-nociceptive and anti-inflammatory effects, as well as anti-diabetic and antilipidemic properties.
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