A REVIEW ON CONSTITUENTS, PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES AND MEDICINAL USES OF GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA
Plants have been one of the important sources of medicines for human being and animals since the ancient time. At present scenario there is an increasing demand for herbal medicines, health products and pharmaceuticals products. Herbal medicines have attained popularity at global level to replace the synthetic chemicals as they have shown less adverse reactions. Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn is a commonly used herb for different diseases. Present review article deals with chemical constituents present in various parts of Glycyrrhiza glabra and pharmacological activities. Present article aim to comply all the updated information on its phytochemical and pharmacological activities, which were performed by widely different methods. Glycyrrhiza glabra Linn possesses antibacterial, antioxidant, antimalarial, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory and anti-hyper glycemic properties. Various other effects like antiulcer, antiviral, antifungal have also been discussed. This article may be useful for many researchers in discovering potential therapeutic effects and developing new formulations.
Peer Review History:
Received 3 April 2017; Revised 9 May; Accepted 12 May, Available online 15 May 2017
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Average Peer review marks at initial stage: 3.5/10
Average Peer review marks at publication stage: 7.5/10
Name: Dr. Cecilia Nwadiuto Amadi
Affiliation: University of Port Harcourt Port Harcourt Rivers State, Nigeria
Name: Dr. Mohamed Said Fathy Al-Refaey
Affiliation: University of Sadat City, Menofia, Egypt
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