Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2017 Apr-Jun;17(58):117-120
Department of Pharmacology, Mamata Medical College, Khammam -507002 Telangana ,India.
Background The Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) belongs to family Cucurbitaceae, commonly known as bottle guard or calabash in English. All the parts of plant like root, fruit, leaves and flower has been evaluated for its various activities like antioxidant, antihelmintic, cognitive enhancer, anticancer, antianxiety, antidepressant, antihyperlipidemic, fibrinolytic cardio protective and hepatoprotective. Even though it is claimed to have antiepileptic action, no documentation is available. Read More