Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine
Hippocratic Journal of Unani Medicine October - December 2013, Vol. 8 No. 4, Pages 113-125 113
A Monographic Profile of Halela Zard – An Official Unani Drug
Nitin Rai, Lalit Tiwari and Rajeev Kr. Sharma
Terminalia chebula Retz. is widely used as drug in Unani, Ayurvedic and Siddha System of medicine. The drug is an excellent antioxidant, astringent, laxative, diuretic and antacid. In Ayurvedic System of Medicine Terminalia chebula Retz. is one of the major ingredients of well known formulation “Trifala churna”. The present studies deal with detailed
pharmacognostic studies and review the related medicinal aspects of drug.