Luffa aegyptica –An important medicinal plant: A review on its utility in dosage form as superdisintegrant

Affiliation
Arya KR

Dept. of Pharmaceutics, Sanjo College of Pharmaceutical Studies, Vellapara, Palghat 678702
Vinod K R

Dept. of Pharmaceutics, Sanjo College of Pharmaceutical Studies, Vellapara, Palghat 678702
Syamjith . P

Dept. of Pharmaceutics, Sanjo College of Pharmaceutical Studies, Vellapara, Palghat 678702
Sindhu T J

Dept. of Pharmaceutics, Sanjo College of Pharmaceutical Studies, Vellapara, Palghat 678702
Abstract

Medicinal plants have been used for thousands of years as a source of food as well as to prevent many epidemic and endemic diseases. In current scenario people seeks remedies for their health issues without any side effects from synthetic chemicals. In India many medicinal plants have been recognized with many medicinal as well as non-medicinal activity. The article reviews the superdisintegrant activity of the dried fibres of Luffa aegyptica. The epicarp of the fruit is scraped and sponge of fr

Keywords

Luffa aegyptica, Superdisintegrants, Natural, Tablets