The use of plant extracts to cure many diseased conditions has been the
traditional method in many parts of the world. The plant extracts are found
to be effective in their mode of action and do not cause any side effects to
the patient treated. Many plants and trees are found to have various
medicinal values and among all the plants found all over the world many
plants are found in India. Euphorbia thymifolia is one of the many medicinal
plants which have various actions like laxative, aromatic, sedative, blood
purification, anti-viral, anti-helminthic, anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic,
anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, diuretic properties and many more.
Many of the properties of this E. thymifolia are discussed in this review.
Key words: Euphorbia thymifolia; anti-microbial; anti-hyperglycemic; hepatoprotective;