REVIEW OF TRADITIONAL USE, PHARMACOLOGICAL EFFECTS AND TOXICITY OF MEDICINAL PLANTS FOR WOMENâ€™S HEALTH IN INDONESIA
The aim of this review is to provide inspiration for research in Â traditional use, pharmacological effects and toxicity of medicinal plants for womenâ€™s Â health Â Â in Indonesia. Punica granatum L, Coriandrum sativum L, Elephantopus scaber L, Foeniculum vulgare M, Kaempferia galanga L, Nigella sativa L are herbs often used as medicinal plants for womenâ€™s health care such as pregnancyâ€™s disorders, leucorrhoea, menstrual disorders, aphrodisiac, natural contraception, care during childbirth, lactagogum, body and skin beauty care. The medicinal plants are often consumed directly or mixed in jamu/herbal medicine. Many research reported regarding the pharmacological effect and toxicity test of medicinal plants. This review will show the traditional use, pharmacological effect, and toxicity of Punica granatum, Coriandrum sativum, Elephantopus scaber, Foeniculum vulgare, Kaempferia galanga, Nigella sativa.
Keywords: Punica granatum, Coriandrum sativum, Elephantopus scaber, Foeniculum vulgare, Kaempferia galanga, Nigella sativa
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