Author(s): Rajkumari, Meenakshi Sharma, Sagarika Majhi, Madhu Verma, Iti Chauhan, Abhilasha Mittal

Email(s): rajkataria80gmail.com

DOI: 10.52711/0975-4385.2023.00008   

Address: Rajkumari1*, Meenakshi Sharma1, Sagarika Majhi1, Madhu Verma1, Iti Chauhan1, Abhilasha Mittal2
1Department of Pharmacognosy, I.T.S College of Pharmacy, Muradnagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh India.
2Department of Chemistry, NIMS Institute of Pharmacy, NIMS University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2023


ABSTRACT:
Medicinal herbs have been passed down through the generations as a gift to humanity. Asia has a wide range of medicinal plants. The Gandoderma lucidum (langzhi) is a well-known plant among Asian populations and often utilised medicinal herbs. The main objective of this review is to document the therapeutic value of G. lucidum. Data was gathered by evaluating more than 70 articles from various web portals. The information gathered was analysed and provided in both descriptive and tabular formats. The outcome reveals that G. lucidum (Langzhi), a member of the Polyporaceae/Ganodermataceae family, is a well-known and widely utilised plant in Asia, used by practically all ethnic groups. Traditional and allopathic medicine both employ this herb. The "Spore Separation Cultivation Method," developed in 1975 in China, is utilised to successfully produce Ganodermas; it is popular due to the country's favourable climate and soil conditions. G.lucidum has been utilised as a panacea for chronic diseases such as hepatopathy, nephritis, hypertension, arthritis, sleeplessness, bronchitis, asthma, diabetes, and cancer in eastern traditional medicine. Owing to its magical medicinal properties it was regarded as an elixir that could revive the dead. This review summarized important areas of investigation being performed on Gandoderma speciesaround the world, with particular emphasis on chemicals of biomedical relevance.


Cite this article:
Rajkumari, Meenakshi Sharma, Sagarika Majhi, Madhu Verma, Iti Chauhan, Abhilasha Mittal. A Review on the significance of the Medicinal plant Gandoderma lucidum. Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2023; 15(1):46-52. doi: 10.52711/0975-4385.2023.00008

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Rajkumari, Meenakshi Sharma, Sagarika Majhi, Madhu Verma, Iti Chauhan, Abhilasha Mittal. A Review on the significance of the Medicinal plant Gandoderma lucidum. Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2023; 15(1):46-52. doi: 10.52711/0975-4385.2023.00008   Available on: https://rjpponline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2023-15-1-8


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