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Year : 2021, Volume : 14, Issue : 2
First page : ( 1183) Last page : ( 1189)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2021.00211.0

Ethano medicinal plants used as nephroprotective in different traditional medicine: A review

Chaurasia Sarita1*, Mahalwal Vijender Singh2, Chandrika P Mani3

1Research Scholar, School of Pharmacy, Sharda University, Greater Noida-201306, Uttar Pradesh, India.

2Dean, School of Pharmacy, Sharda University, Greater Noida-201306, Uttar Pradesh, India.

3Principal, Department of Pharmacy, Bojjam Narasimhulu Pharmacy College for Women, Hyderabad-500049, Telangana, India.

*Corresponding Author E-mail: scpharma81@gmail.com

Online published on 30 April, 2021.


Indian traditional system of medicines like Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and folk medicines are widely accepted globally due to their effectiveness with fewer side effects in comparison to other modern systems of medicine. Herbal plants are widely used in India by rural and urban peoples for treatment of different diseases. These herbal plants may serve as renoprotective in different clinical condition like drug-induced nephrotoxicity, chronic kidney disease, end stage renal disease, etc. This paper gives information related to dose dependent nephroprotection of selected medicinal plants in drug induced nephrotoxicity animal model. These plants are showing nephroprotection due to their chemical constituents, which are present in different parts of the plant. The chemical constituent of these plants may serve as novel compounds for development of new cost-effective medicine with fewer side effects for all aged renal patients.



Herbal medicine, Nephroprotective plants, Gentamicin-induced nephrotoxicity, Cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity.


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