International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Research

International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Research

Online ISSN: 2664-7176
Print ISSN: 2664-7168

International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Research
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International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Research
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 2
A phytopharmagonostic review on shivlingi seeds (Bryonopsis Laciniosa): a folk medicine for infertility

Shubham Sharma, Sahil Raj, Nayany Sharma, Rupali Sontakke

Infertility varies worldwide and it’s been calculable to have an effect on 8-12% of couples worldwide. The United Nations agency has calculated the prevalence of physiological infertility in Bharat to be in between 3.9 to 16.8%. Bryonia Laciniosa Linn. Is a plant of pharmacological importance commonly known as shivlingi seeds and it belongs to the family cucurbitaceae. In this physiological state of (infertility), couples prefer ethno medicines that are getting used over for centuries as use of this medicine is also mentioned in Ayurveda, and therefore it holds high esteem and trust in this field. Shivlingi beej is an underated medication that shows smart results for counteracting the infertility Main chemical constituent is “Bryonin” and its ancient uses are rumored like adenosis, asthma, bronchitis, carbuncles, cholera, convulsions, cough, delirium, and it is especially used for the treatment of infertility of either sex. It is a uterine tonic and it increases the chances of conception in women suffering from this physiological state. A trial is done through this literature to explain the role of shivlingi seeds in infertility of either sex hypothetically.
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