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International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Clinical Research

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A (2024)

Mastagi (Pistacia lentiscus Linn.): Plant origin drug of Unani medicine: A review

Author(s):

Khan Asma Mohd Anis, Sultan Ul Haque and Mariya Fatema

Abstract:

Since the dawn of time, people have employed plants as medicines, and many common and significant treatments still have their roots in plants. Traditional medicine has long employed Pistacia lentiscus L. Treatment of gastrointestinal disorders, wound healing, skin inflammation, lowering of plasma lipid and blood sugar levels, and oral care have all shown it to have positive effects. It is used as Muhallil-i-Riyah (Carminative), Muqawwi-i-Mi'da (Stomachic), Muqawwī-i-Kulya (Renal tonic), Qābid (Constipative), Mushtahī (Appetizer), Mudir (Diuretics), Nafkh al-Mi'da (Flatulence) in Unani system of medicine.

Pages: 38-43  |  82 Views  30 Downloads


International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Clinical Research
How to cite this article:
Khan Asma Mohd Anis, Sultan Ul Haque and Mariya Fatema. Mastagi (Pistacia lentiscus Linn.): Plant origin drug of Unani medicine: A review. Int. J. Pharmacogn. Clin. Res. 2024;6(1):38-43. DOI: 10.33545/2664763X.2024.v6.i1a.48
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