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Bisht A.S.,Uttarakhand University of Horticul ture and Forestry | Chauhan R.S.,Uttarakhand University of Horticul ture and Forestry
Medicinal Plants | Year: 2014

This review deals with the different phyto-chemical activities of Acorus calamus alongwith propagation technique for mass multiplication. It is believed to stimulate the power of intelligence and self-expression i n humans. It is used in Indian system of traditional medicine in various Ayurvedic formulations. It is widely used in the pharmaceutical and biotechnological sector due to great potency to improve immune system. Acorus possesses anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, anti-protective and anti-hepatotoxic activities. Therefore species has been recommended for in-situ as well as ex-situ conservation devising appropriate management plans. © 2014, IndianJournals.com. All rights reserved.

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