A Comprehensive Review on Adiantum Incisum (Maidenhair)

Year : 2021 | Volume : 08 | Issue : 03 | Page : 1-8
By

    Praveen Kumar Goyal

  1. Gurpreet Singh

  1. Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, Alwar Pharmacy College, M.I.A, Rajasthan, India
  2. Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Rajasthan, India

Abstract

A traditional medicinal maidenhair fern Adiantum incisum member of pteridaceae family widely distributed in hilly areas has been reported for its traditional uses as a medicinal fern. The presence of active nutrients and their multifunctional roles make Adiantum spp. leaves perfect candidates for the production of phyto-pharmaceutical products. It is used traditionally as remedy in different disease conditions like diabetes, inflammation, skin disease, liver disorder, fever etc. It is important to clarify these health benefits to public due to the increasing need for prevention and treatment of chronic diseases. Although it is used widely around the country, single hand information about its ethnobotanical, phytochemical and pharmacological action is still lacking. Traditionally appreciated for its pharmacological properties by the various researcher maidenhair is still hard to recognized because of insufficient information. The aim of this review is to summarize all the traditional property of Adiantum incisum.

Keywords: Adiantum incisum, Fern, Traditional, Phyto-pharmacological, Diabetes

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Received July 17, 2021
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Published November 1, 2021