Medicinal plants as potent diuretic: A review

Wasim Ahmad1*, Fahmeeda Zeenat2, Minhaj Ahmad3, Naseem Ansari4.
1Dept. of Ilmul Advia, MohammadiaTibbia College, Malegaon, Nashik, M.S., INDIA.
2Dept. of Amraze Niswan wa Atfal, AK Tibbiya College, AMU, Aligarh, U.P., INDIA.
3Dept. of Jarahiyat, School of Unani Medicine, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, INDIA.
4Dept. of Munafeul Aza, Iqra Unani Medical College, Jalgaon, M.S., INDIA.

REVIEW ARTICLE
Volume 2017, Issue 2017, Article ID 122, Page 01-08.

*Author for correspondence
E-mail: drwasim@gmail.com

ABSTRACT
Medicinal plants have been in use as sources of medicine throughout the world. In fact, several these are now can be important chemical substances with potential therapeutic effects have been discovered. The demand for plant-based medicines is ever growing day by day as they crude or processed products from plants have less or no adverse effects. Herbal medicines as the major remedy in the traditional system of medicine have been used in medical practices since antiquity. Herbal medicines possess the large number of plant-derived chemical entities, products, and active substances which have been proved highly effective and efficacious in a vast number of diseases. So many researchers have been done with referring to the diuretic properties of several important medicinal plants, in the present review potential medicinal plants used as a diuretic for different associated ailments in experimental and clinical studies will be covered.
Keywords: Diuretic, Medicinal Plants