Original Articles: 2015 Vol: 7 Issue: 7
Phytochemical and pharmacological review of Andrographis echiodies
Andrographis echiodies is an Acanthaceae family plant it is used for many medicinal purposes in South Asia like India and China. This medicinal plant was extracted by different solvents and its medicinal properties were identified by various technique. Based on the literature, this plant possess pharmacological properties like antimicrobial activity, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, anthelmintic, analgesic, antipyretic, hepato-protective activities and antioxidant effect. It contains plenty of phytochemical constituents such as glycosides, flavanoids, flavones, steroids, tannins, carbohydrate, glycosides and alkaloids.