PHYTOPHARMACOLOGY ACTIVITY AND MEDICINAL PROPERTIES OF GOKHARU: A REVIEW
Kanchan B. Ghatge*, Sheetal K. Kamble, Supriya P. Bujare and Sachin S. Mali
Tribulus terrestris a Far East herb known as gokshura in Ayurveda & called as Puncture of Vine. The most traditional medicinal plant in India. It has been used for sexual & kidney dysfunction. Each part of plant has some medicinal properties & thus it is widely used in Ayurvedic system of medicine. Gokharu also used as colic pain, hypertension & disease of the genito-urinary disorders. Tribulus terrestris (family Zygophyllaceae), regularly known as Gokshur or Gokharu or cut plant. Long time in both the Indian and Chinese frameworks of medication for treatment of different sorts of sicknesses. Its different parts contain an assortment of substance constituents, which are restoratively significant, for example, flavonoids, flavonol glycosides, steroidal saponins, and alkaloids. It has diuretic, love potion, antiurolithic, antidiabetic, ingestion upgrading, hypolipidemic, cardiotonic, focal sensory system, hepatoprotective, anti‑inflammatory, pain relieving, antispasmodic, anticancer, antibacterial, anthelmintic, larvicidal, and anticariogenic exercises. Throughout the previous few decades or thereabouts, broad research work has been done to demonstrate its natural exercises and the pharmacology of its concentrates. The point of this survey is to make an information base for additional examinations of the found phytochemical and pharmacological properties of this plant to advance exploration. This will help in affirmation of its customary use alongside its value‑added utility, in the end prompting higher incomes from the plant.
Keywords: Saponin, Tribulus terrestris, Cardiotonic,Analgesic etc.
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