Pooja RC, Ajay B V, Bharathi DR
Pooja RC1, Ajay B V2, Bharathi DR3*
1Department of Pharmacology, Sri Adichunchinagiri College of Pharmacy, B.G Nagar, Karnataka, India.
2Department of Pharmacology, Sri Adichunchinagiri College of Pharmacy, B.G Nagar, Karnataka, India.
3Department of Pharmacology, Sri Adichunchinagiri College of Pharmacy, B.G Nagar, Karnataka, India.
Volume - 13,
Issue - 1,
Year - 2023
Amaranthus viridis L. is a member of the Amaranthaceae family, which includes the "Chowlai" plant, a widely grown weed and wild vegetable. ANumerous substance, including the amino acids lysine, histidine, cystine, arginine, phenylalanine, leucine, isoleucine, methionine, valine, tyrosine and threonine are present in the viridis. Finding new chemical entities through phytochemical screening of Amaranthus viridis Linn. leaf extract. indicates the presence of biologically active components such as triterpenes, alkaloids, cardiac glycosides, flavonoids, tannins, and phenols. Some chemical components in Amaranthus viridis Linn. have significant anti-inflammatory, antihepatotoxic, anti-ulcer, antiallergic, and antiviral effects. To ease labour discomfort and function as an antipyretic, Traditional medicine in India and Nepal makes use of A. viridis. The bruised leaves are used by the Negritos of the Philippines as a direct treatment for a number of skin diseases, such as eczema, psoriasis, and rashes. Additionally, it has been used as a diuretic, anti-rheumatic, anti-ulcer, analgesic, antiemetic, laxative, appetite enhancer, antileprotic, anti-inflammatory for the urinary system, a vermifuge for venereal disorders, a remedy for respiratory and ocular conditions, and a medication for asthma.
Cite this article:
Pooja RC, Ajay B V, Bharathi DR. Geomorphology, Phytochemistry, Ethnomedical and Pharmacological activities of Amaranthus viridis Linn. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 2023; 13(1):41-4. doi: 10.52711/2231-5691.2023.00007
Pooja RC, Ajay B V, Bharathi DR. Geomorphology, Phytochemistry, Ethnomedical and Pharmacological activities of Amaranthus viridis Linn. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 2023; 13(1):41-4. doi: 10.52711/2231-5691.2023.00007 Available on: https://asianjpr.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-13-1-7
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