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"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

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ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Medicinal value and mechanism of light adaptation in Lepidium latifolium in Ladakh region

Verma A. K. , Goyal Y. , Dev K.
Medical Biotechnology Lab. Department of Biotechnology, Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University), New Delhi – 110025, India

Abstract

Medicinal plants have been used form ancient times in treatment of many diseases. These plants are the cheap source of drugs and have very fewer side effects. Lepidium latifolium is an invasive plant belongs to Brassicaceae family. It found in the mountainous area of Ladakh. It used as a phytofood in the Ladakh area. It is used in treatment of many diseases due to its medicinal properties. It has several natural antioxidants which suppress the biological system. From ancient times, it mainly used as stomach tonics and diuretics. Although it also used in the treatment of other diseases like kidney related diseases, hypertension, diabetes and many more. It also has anti-tumor properties. Due to the mountainous region, Ladakh has very low temperature. Due to its physiological plasticity, Lepidium latifolium can grow in the extremely harsh conditions of Ladakh area. In this review, we will discuss about the medicinal properties and the light adaptation of Lepidium latifolium in Ladakh area.

Lepidium latifolium, Ladakh, phytofood and Brassicaceae

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Verma, A. K., Goyal, Y., & Dev, K. (2019). Medicinal value and mechanism of light adaptation in Lepidium latifolium in Ladakh region. Environment Conservation Journal20(3), 49-55.

https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2019.20307

Received: 03.09.2019

Revised: 24.10.2019

Accepted: 09.11.2019

First Online: 27.12. 2019

:https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2019.20307 

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