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International Journal of Agriculture and Nutrition

Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part A (2023)

A review on: Avartani (Helicteres isora)


Payal A Kadus, Ankita A Giramkar and Sunil A Nirmal


The whole plant of Helicteres isora Linn showed excellent medicinal merits from ancient time. The leaves, seeds, fruits and roots of this plant have been used in Ayurvedic medicine. It has great medicine importance. It have been recommended for the treatment of diarrhoea, dysentery, abdominal colic pain, intestinal parasites. Phytochemicals present in Avartani like gallic acid, caffeic acid, vanillin, and p-coumaric acid. Qualitative phytochemicals screening of, aqueous ethanol extract, pet Ether extract, chloroform extract, ethyl acetate extract, butanol extract of Avartani roots. Helicteres isora has Pharmacological actions like anti-oxidant, anticancer, antidiabetic, hypolipidemic, antibacterial, anti-imflammatory, hepatoprotective, Brain oxidant potency, Anti-diarrheal actions.

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How to cite this article:
Payal A Kadus, Ankita A Giramkar and Sunil A Nirmal. A review on: Avartani (Helicteres isora). Int. J. Agric. Nutr. 2023;5(1):55-58. DOI: 10.33545/26646064.2023.v5.i1a.100
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