Therapeutic uses of Euphorbia thymifolia: A Review

Pharmacognosy Reviews,2007,1,2,299-304.
Published:July 2007
Type:Plant Review
Author(s) affiliations:

Bhavna Gupta, Rashmi S.Srivastava and Radha Goyal

Department of pharmaceutical chemistry ITS paramedical (pharmacy) college Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, 201206, India


The extracts of many plants used in traditional medicine contain curative agents That is used in many modern medicines. As part of the quest for potentially valuable Plants of medicinal value. In Sanskrit Euphorbia thymifolia means “Laghu dudhika or Raktavindachada”. The Euphorbia thymifolia widely used in the Ayurveda to cure many remedies. The leaves and seeds are given in worm case and in certain bowel affection of children. In India they are considered as stimulant and laxative also use in many disease due to presence of different constituents.

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B. Gupta, Srivastava, R. S. , and Goyal, R. , Therapeutic uses of Euphorbia thymifolia: A Review, Pharmacognosy Reviews, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 299-304, 2007.