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Momordica cymbalaria is a medicinal plant species that belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family, which is widely spread in southern parts of India. In ancient days the use of the species Momordica cymbalaria plants parts such as root, leaves and fruit were treated for various clinical ailments. In recent times, the uses of this plant species were well documented and it is found to have various significant activities. Cymbalaria has possessed numerous therapeutics value and antioxidant properties in it. Treatment with conventional drugs has an increase in side effects. Hence, natural remedy with herbal drugs like Momordica cymbalaria gives positive responses in various clinical conditions and it has identified with its known properties such as hypolipidemic, hypoglycaemic, neuroprotective, cardio Protective, nephroprotective and hepatoprotective. Infectious diseases such as hepatitis, malaria, colic pain, measles, flu and also used to treat the sores, wound infections, worms and parasitic infections. Therefore this present review discusses clearly the traditional and medicinal value ant its active principles in the treatment of various diseases.

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Momordica cymbalaria Cucurbitaceae Natural remedy Hypolipidemic Herbal drug

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S, K., G, B., G, S., M, B., & S, S. (2020). Therapeutic Uses of Momordica Cymbalaria – A Review. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(1), 1231-1237. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11i1.1963