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Artemisia afra and Modern Diseases | Abstract
Journal of Pharmacogenomics & Pharmacoproteomics

Journal of Pharmacogenomics & Pharmacoproteomics
Open Access

ISSN: 2153-0645

44-1258650017

Abstract

Artemisia afra and Modern Diseases

Gayathri V. Patil, Sujata K. Dass and Ramesh Chandra

Herb Artemisia afra has recently attracted worldwide attention of researchers for its possible use in the modern diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, respiratory diseases etc. This review is exhaustive and systematic organization of the available literature on Artemisia afra (A. afra) from January 1922 to July 2011. The literature survey presents the number of publications with respect to time. Patents are briefly described; the traditional uses are classified and summarized. Some emphasis is given to the data and projections of modern diseases and the ongoing research in this area in the context of title of this review. The pharmacognostic aspects, chemical constituents and factors affecting it, the activity, analysis & quality control, pharmaceutical dosage form etc. is dealt in this review.

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