Nephrolepis cordifolia: A Review on the fern


F.Johnsy Mary, Assistant Professor, Dr.M.Senthil Kumar, Professor & Principal, E. Vijaykumar, G.Yadeshwaran, V.Yamuna, E.Yuvalakshmi
Annai Veilankanni’s College of Pharmacy, Saidapet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600015, India.


Worldwide, not only is microbiological drug resistance increasing, but so is the burden of liver disease, with approximately 1 million deaths due to liver cirrhosis each year, as well as another 1 million deaths due to viral hepatitis and hepatocellular cancer, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Many studies have discovered that plant-based phytochemical components such as oleanolic acid, eugenol, and -ionone are effective against a variety of drug-resistant microorganisms, including Streptococcus pneumoniae, Methicillinresistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), and Vibrio parahaemolyticus, among others, and that oleanolic acid and -sitosterol derivatives are In the Himalayan wild fern, Nephrolepis cordifolia, all of these compounds have been shown to be beneficial. A variety of phytochemical compounds found naturally in the Himalayan wild fern Nephrolepis cordifolia (Pani Amla) were investigated in this study, with particular emphasis on their antibacterial, antifungal, anticancer (anti-tumour), and hepatoprotective properties..