Vol. 8, Issue 6, Part A (2020)
Nyagrodh: The pious Indian medicinal plant
Author(s): Amrit Malik, Chinky Goyal, Meenakshi Chaudhary, Sudhir Malik and Sapna Kaushish
Abstract: Nyagrodh, Udumber, Ashvath, Paarish and Plaksha are panchkshiri vruksha also known as Panchvalkal. Nyagrodh or Vata is one of the panchkshri vruksha known as the National tree of India and due to its religious importance it can be easily identified by a common man. It works as anti-inflammatory drug having properties of healing and coagulation. Present review of Nyagrodh includes its importance in Indian Culture, geographical distribution, ecology, ornamental value, morphology, Taxonomical classification and Ayurvedic perspective includes list of various Nighantus along with the Varga in which Nyogrodh is included, vernacular names, synonyms, classification, pharmacological properties, chemical composition, mode of action, parts used, indications and few Ayurvedic formulations containing Nyagrodh as an ingredient.
How to cite this article:
Amrit Malik, Chinky Goyal, Meenakshi Chaudhary, Sudhir Malik, Sapna Kaushish. Nyagrodh: The pious Indian medicinal plant. Int J Herb Med 2020;8(6):33-35.