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  • Impact Factor: 1.989**
  • H-Index: 6
  • ISSN: 2637-4625
  • DOI: 10.25107/2637-4625
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Major Scope

  •  Minimal Invasive Surgery
  •  Gastroenterological Surgery
  •  Orthopaedic Surgery
  •  General Surgery
  •  Surgical Procedures
  •  Bariatric Surgery
  •  Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Surgical Oncology


Citation: World J Surg Surg Res. 2023;6(1):1468.DOI: 10.25107/2637-4625.1468

Leea indica (Burm.f.) Merr.: A Systematized Acquaint

Balkrishna A, Anjali S, Neelam RD, Ashwini S and Vedpriya A

Patanjali Herbal Research Department, Patanjali Research Institute, India
University of Patanjali, Patanjali Yogpeeth, India

*Correspondance to: Neelam Rawat Dabhade 

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Leea indica is extensively employed for the treatment of disorders like asthma, diabetes, pyrexia, rheumatism, wounds etc. An attempt has been made in the present review to frame an overall informative picturesque of the plant species to showcase its medicinal utilities and fetching out the significant futuristic applications and usages. The relevant information on all possible aspects of was extracted using different databases viz., Web of Science, Scopus, PubMed, Google scholar and Science direct etc. It was revealed that L. indica is primarily used for ethno-medicinal applications as different formulations in order to cure more than 20 to 25 dissimilar types of ailments. Another very interesting finding is role of L. indica in the treatment of neurological disorders as recently has been reported. Pharmacological exploration specified the potential anti-cancer, anti-gastro-intestinal, anti-microbial and sedative characteristics etc. Also, variety of secondary metabolites belonging to different classes of compounds are reportedly isolated from L. indica. In spite of having better efficiency of ethno-medicines and good pharmacological potential, L. indica till now only have been proved to be a potential herbal remedy for disorders including asthma, cancer, gastro-intestinal disorders’, pyrexia, rheumatism and up to some extent neurological diseases. The in-attendance explorative review also accentuates the need to document the mechanism responsible for making the plant species stand against neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s’ in a much more detailed manner. This could improve the traditional anti-sedative formulations’/forms’ and might contribute to a better integration of L. indica in modern medicine which in-turn may prove beneficial for the health system in near future.


Alzheimer’s’; Bandicoot berry; Neurological; Sedative; Traditional medicine

Cite the Article:

Balkrishna A, Anjali S, Neelam RD, Ashwini S, Vedpriya A. Leea indica (Burm.f.) Merr.: A Systematized Acquaint. World J Surg Surgical Res. 2023; 6: 1468..

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