Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2016)
Anti-Tubercular effects of medicinal plants: A short review
Author(s): Venkata Narasimha Kadali, Tadi Ramesh, Sudhakara Rao Pola, B V Sandeep
Abstract: Tuberculosis is considered as one of the deadliest diseases in India and rest of the world. The best source of drugs without hazardous effect to human systems is plant source. Herbs are the wonder source of phyto constituents which have varied inhibitory effects on deadly diseases. Various synthetic medicines are being used in the treatment of tuberculosis that are proved to cause anarchic side effects. Medicines derived from plants are nontoxic and work effectively unlike synthetic drugs. In this short review an attempt has been made to review some of the medicinal plants which proved to be anti tuberculic such as Globularia alypum, Ranunculi Ternati, Ipomea turpethum, Vitex trifolia, Withania somnifera, Humulus lupulus etc., of about 18 species have been reviewed.