Recently medicinal plants are used to prepare many medicines. Aerva lanata is a medicinal plant used for many purposes. Aerva lanata is also known as knot grass is prostate herb in family Amaranthaceae. It branched and found wild in India. It is a traditional plant in India used for many diseases like anti diuretic, infections, cough, antidote, emollient, skin infections etc… And it has many pharmacological properties like antibacterial, antioxidant, antidiuretic, urolithiasis etc… This review is about the Pharmacognostic study include morphology, microscopy, chemical constituents, pharmacological activity of Aerva lanata. © 2017, Pharmainfo Publications. All rights reserved.
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P. Athira and Sreesha N. Nair, “Pharmacognostic review of medicinal plant Aerva lanata”, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, vol. 9, pp. 1420-1423, 2017.