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International Journal Of Medical, Pharmacy And Drug Research(IJMPD)

A brief overview of the ethnomedical, pharmacological, and phytochemical uses of Sida spinosa

Deepak Sharma , Richa Mishra , Manmeet Singh Saluja

International Journal of Medical, Pharmacy and Drug Research(IJMPD), Vol-7,Issue-5, October - December 2023, Pages 15-19 ,

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Article Info: Received: 18 Aug 2023; Received in revised form: 20 Sep 2023; Accepted: 01 Oct 2023; Available online: 12 Oct 2023


This overview of Sida spinosa Linn covers its traditional use, ethanobotanical considerations, phytochemistry, and pharmacology in great detail. There are several traditional use for the plant. It has been said that the demulcent and refrigerant characteristics of the leaves may help with gonorrhoea, gleet, and hot urine. The filtrate obtained from crushing them in water is then ingested. The root is used for mild instances of fatigue and fever as a tonic and diaphoretic. Its decoction is used as a demulcent for bladder irritation and gonorrhoea. A demulcent decoction used for bladder and genital tract irritation. The leaves may be used to scald urine or as a demulcent. Antibacterial, antifungal, antihelmintic, antifertility, antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-HIV, anti-arthritic, cytoprotective, hepatoprotective, anti-diarrheal, and analgesic activities are just some of the traditional and pharmacological properties attributed to Sida spinosa.

Sida spinosa Linn., traditional medicine, antimicrobial potential, pharmacology and phytochemistry.

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