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Review on pharmacological and biological properties of Acalypha fruticosa Forssk


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In recent times the years of conventional medicine as an alternate source for the ailment of human health and improvement of microbial resistance to the available antibiotics have recently reaffirmed the need for medicinal plants to test the antimicrobial activity. Acalypha fruticosa is one such plant that is widely known as “Chinnichedi” and shrub belonging to the Euphorbiaceae family is “Birch leaved Acalypha. The leaves and roots are used for treat skin diseases, wounds, stomach problems and poisonous bites. In view of this the present study was investigated to review the Phytochemistry, Pharmacological activity, medicinal properties and biological properties of Acalypha fruticosa.







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  • Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Loyola College, Chennai-34, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Loyola College, Chennai-34, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Loyola College, Chennai-34, Tamil Nadu, India


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