PRELIMINARY PHARMACOGNOSTICAL STANDARDIZATION OF CYNODON DACTYLON LEAVES
Satya Prakash Maurya*, Amrita Asthana, Somendra Kumar Maurya, Anita Maurya and Pooja Maurya
Plant Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. Family (Graminae/Poaceae) is extensively used in clinical symptomes but it has
various pharmacological activities have been investigated. It is a very familiar plant almost available in the perfact
world. In ethno medicinal practices, the plant Cynodon dactylon used in the treatment of various diseases and has
pharmacological action. The present reviews represent the different pharmacological activities and medicinal
properties of Cynodon dactylon (L.) It is used for treatment of various diseases like diarrhea, gastroenteritis,
dysentery, diabetes, hypertension, caries, wounds, pain and fever. It also possesses anti-microbial, anti-malarial,
antitussive, hepatoprotective effects etc.
Keywords: Cynodon dactylon (L.), Graminae/Poaceae, steroids, covering trichomes.
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