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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, Volume 10, Number 5 (2017)



Aerval anata, anthelmintic activity, antiarrhythmic activity, antidiarrheal activity, antiinflammatory activity, antimicrobial activity, antineoplastic activity, Ayurveda, Biophytumsensitivum, Cardiospermumhalicacabum, cardiovascular disease, Curculigoorchioides, Cyanthilliumcinereum, Cynodondactylon, cytotoxicity, Eclipta prostrata, Emilia sonchifolia, Evolves aisinoides, gastrointestinal disease, herb, Ipomoea sepiaria, kidney disease, medicinal plant, microscopy, nonhuman, phloem, plant extract, plant flower extract, plant medicinal product, plant structures, review, skin disease, unclassified drug, xylem


The ten sacred flowers constitute the group dasapushpam. These ten favorable herbs are used in ayurvedic system of medicine and it possesses tremendous therapeutic and potential benefits. It includes different flowers with different characters. These flowers are comes under different families like Amaranthaceae, Oxalidaceae, Sapindoideae, Asteraceae, Convolvulaceae, Poaceae, Hypoxidaceaeetc which possess divine power. It deals with activities such as anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, anticancer, antifungal, antipsychotic, anti-rheumatic, antiarrhythmic, antidiarrheal, anthelmintic, anti-diabetic etc. It provides a well-established traditional system of medicine. Moreover they give therapeutic benefit with no side effects. The main objective of this review to provide general information about these herbs and their therapeutic values. © 2017, Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. All Rights Reserved.


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A. Uthaman and Sreesha N. Nair, “A review on ten sacred flowers in Kerala: Dasapushpam”, Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, vol. 10, 2017.