Author(s): Gurvirender Singh, Smita Narwal, Supriya Agnihotri


DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00968.3   

Address: Gurvirender Singh1, Smita Narwal2, Supriya Agnihotri3*
1IK Gujral Punjab Technical University, Kapurthala 144603, Punjab, India.
2Global Research Institute of Pharmacy, Radour 135133 Haryana, India.
3Chandigarh College of Pharmacy, Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Landran 140307, Punjab, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 13,      Issue - 11,     Year - 2020

Typha elephantina (Typhaceae) is an aquatic plant having tremendous medicinal properties. It is an important member of Genus Typha commonly known as “Cattail”. It is distributed in wetlands throughout India, Bangladesh, Iran, tropical North Africa and Pakistan. Almost each part of Typha elephantina have been utilized traditionally for the treatment of different diseases including boils, wounds, burns, scab disorders, bacterial infections, blood clotting disorders, Cystitis, Leprosy, Strangury, and Splenic enlargement. Moreover, the plant is also reported to have various therapeutic activities including membrane stabilizing potential, anthelmintic, thrombolytic, antioxidant, wound healing, anxiolytic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and cytotoxic activities by pharmacological techniques to substantiate the claim. This whole review is an organized effort to assemble up-to-date information including phytochemical, ethanomedicinal, morphological, and pharmacological data of Typha elephantina.

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Gurvirender Singh, Smita Narwal, Supriya Agnihotri. Typha elephantina Roxb.: A Review on Ethanomedicinal, Morphological, Phytochemical and Pharmacological Perspectives. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2020; 13(11):5546-5550. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00968.3

Gurvirender Singh, Smita Narwal, Supriya Agnihotri. Typha elephantina Roxb.: A Review on Ethanomedicinal, Morphological, Phytochemical and Pharmacological Perspectives. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2020; 13(11):5546-5550. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2020.00968.3   Available on:

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