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International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science

Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A (2021)

Lotus: A review on various pharmacological activities of Nelumbo nucifera (whole plant)

Author(s):

Arunima Biswas and Jyochhana Priya Mohanty

Abstract:

Lotus and sacred lotus are two frequent names for Nelumbo nucifera. It refers to the Nelumbonaceae family of watery leguminous plants. The plant's roots remain embedded in the muddy bottoms of the waterways. People in all over the world employed N. nucifera in conventional healer for its immense health benefits. Lotus is considered as traditional remedy in different parts of the world for its enormous health benefits. It has various pharmacological activities. The pharmacological studies of lotus plant showed many ventures such as antioxidant, anticancer, antidiarrhoe, antiviral, hepatoprotectivity, anti-obesity, cardiovascular, anti-platelet, neuropharmacology, psychopharmacology activities.

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How to cite this article:
Arunima Biswas and Jyochhana Priya Mohanty. Lotus: A review on various pharmacological activities of Nelumbo nucifera (whole plant). Int. J. Pharm. Pharm. Sci. 2021;3(1):15-19. DOI: 10.33545/26647222.2021.v3.i1a.52