Published: 2021-11-20

Page: 221-232


Department of Pharmacology, Sri Adichunchanagiri College of Pharmacy, Adichunchanagiri University, BG Nagara, Mandya, India.


Department of Pharmacology, Sri Adichunchanagiri College of Pharmacy, Adichunchanagiri University, BG Nagara, Mandya, India.


Department of Pharmacology, Sri Adichunchanagiri College of Pharmacy, Adichunchanagiri University, BG Nagara, Mandya, India.


Department of Pharmacology, Sri Adichunchanagiri College of Pharmacy, Adichunchanagiri University, BG Nagara, Mandya, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


In the last few decades use of traditional drugs has led to the popularization of herbal drugs because of their lesser side effects. This has led to the exploitation of the natural origin of many traditional plants for their pharmacological activities. Alhagi maurorum one such traditional plant contains fatty acids, flavonoids, coumarins, sterols, vitamins and alkaloids which shows anti-viral, anti-bacterial, diuretic, purgative, hepatoprotective, anti-cancer, antidiarrheal, anti-ulcer, anti-inflammatory, anti-pyretic, anti-depressant, analgesic and other pharmacological activities. The present review is to highlight the phytoconstituents, pharmacological effect and uses of Alhagi maurorum over various diseases.

Keywords: Alhagi maurorum, medicinal uses, nephroprotective, pharmacological activity, phytochemistry

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PRAJWAL, S., AFRID, S., NISCHITH, S. S., & KUMAR, M. R. (2021). PHYTOCHEMISTRY, ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY AND TRADITIONAL USES OF Alhagi maurorum: AN UPDATED REVIEW. Asian Journal of Plant and Soil Sciences, 6(1), 221–232. Retrieved from


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