PHARMACOLOGICAL AND PHYTOCHEMICAL IMPORTANCE OF SIDA CORDIFOLIA: A REVIEWAbstract
Sida cordifolia is locally known as Bala is one of those precious medicinal herbs of Malvaceae that are still included in un-utilized herbs in spite of the variety of useful pharmacological properties it possesses. Sida cordifolia have anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcer, anti-diabetic, nephroprotective, cytotoxicity, anti-hypercholesterolemia, hepatoprotective, analgesic, anti-stress and adaptogenic activity, cardiovascular, anticancer, antibacterial, antimelanogenesis, anticandidal activity, anti-parkinson’s disease, CNS depressant, fat loss, hypotensive, ultrastructure and antioxidant properties. Here, we have reviewed all the reported pharmacological properties and phytoconstituents of this valuable herb to highlight the effectiveness and potentials of this herb.
H. J. Shetu, D. Nur, F. Akter, N. Zahin and P. R. Dash *
Department of Pharmacy, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
03 April 2019
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