THERAPEUTIC POTENTIAL OF DURVA (CYNODON DACTYLON L.PERS.): REVIEW STUDYAbstract
According to Acharya Charaka and Sushrut, there is no substance in the universe that cannot be used as a drug on the condition of rational use with definite objectives. Grasses are interesting and important plant drugs with potential to be used in therapeutics. Classical texts of Ayurveda are filled with the description of the therapeutic potential of grasses and fact has been recognized by herbalists/botanists all over the world. The grasses are underestimated medicinal repository. Durva is one of the most effective medicinal grass. In the present paper, an effort has been made to work out the therapeutic potential of one of the most primitive plant drugs with a wide range of uses in human life.
A. Pandey * and H. S. Mishra
Department of Dravyaguna, SAS Ayurvedic Medical College, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India.
10 June 2019
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