HANSRAJ (Adiantum capillus-veneris) -A REVIEW

  • MD Nazim M D Scholar, Department of IlmulAdvia, SUMER, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India
  • Mohd Aslam Professor, Department of IlmulAdvia, SUMER, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India
  • Shahid Shah Chaudhary Assistant professor, Dept. of Ilmul Saidla, SUMER, Jamia Hamdard

Abstract

Hansraj(Adiantum capillus-veneris) is an herbal plant used in Unanisystem of medicine since ancient time. Leaf, roots, stem of the plant are mainly used in the treatment ofkidney stone, diabetes, fungal infection, thyroid and respiratory disorder. This review article is presented to compose all the new information on its phytochemical and pharmacological activities. Studies indicate Hansraj(Adiantum capillus-veneris) possessesantioxidant, wound healing action, anti-microbial and anti-fungal, anti-diabetic, antipyretic activity, it is contraindicated in pregnancy due to its anti-implantation effect. Most common use of Hansraj (Adiantum capillus-veneris) in hair problem because it prevent from alopecia and dandruff. These results are very motivating and indicate this herb should be more explore to confirm these results and reveal other potential and protective effect. Clinical trials using Hansraj (Adiantum capillus-veneris) for a variety of conditions should also be conducted.


                                                                                                  

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Author Biographies

MD Nazim, M D Scholar, Department of IlmulAdvia, SUMER, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India

M D Scholar, Department of IlmulAdvia, SUMER, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India

Mohd Aslam, Professor, Department of IlmulAdvia, SUMER, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India

Professor, Department of IlmulAdvia, SUMER, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India

Shahid Shah Chaudhary, Assistant professor, Dept. of Ilmul Saidla, SUMER, Jamia Hamdard

Assistant professor, Dept. of Ilmul Saidla, SUMER, Jamia Hamdard

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Nazim, M., Aslam, M., & Chaudhary, S. S. (2018). HANSRAJ (Adiantum capillus-veneris) -A REVIEW. Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics, 8(5-s), 105-109. https://doi.org/10.22270/jddt.v8i5-s.2065
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