Sedum rosea Linn: A phytopharmacological review

Author(s): S.Vijaya Kumar, K.Gauthaman, Satyendra Garg, Ankit, Pradeep Kumar

Medicinal plants are the nature’s gift to human being to make disease free healthy life. Sedum rosea Linn (Crassulaceae) is an important medicinal plant of tropical and subtropical India. Its medicinal usage has been reported in the traditional systems of medicine such as Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani. Sedum rosea has been described as a passion flower and has been used extensively for treatment of some diseases like as; antiscorbutic, antipyretic and calmative properties. The present article includes the detailed exploration of phyto-pharmacological properties of Sedum rosea referring to the rose-like attar of the fresh cut root stock. Its properties remain largely unknown in the west is an attempt to provide a direction for further research.

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