Pharmacological profile and Uses of Sumbul-ut-teeb (Nardostachys jatamansi) in Unani System of medicine

Muzafar D.A. Bhat, Rabia Malik


Sumbul-ut-teeb (N. Jatamansi DC) is perennial herb whose rhizome and roots is mainly used as drug. It has been used in the treatment of many diseases and has several activities including anticonvulsant activity, antiparkinson’s activity, tranquillizing activity, hepatoprotective, neuroprotective, hypotensive, anti-diabetic activity. The objective of this review is to search literature for the pharmacological properties, phytochemical investigation and pharmacognostic studies and uses of Sumbul-ut-teeb (N. jatamansi) in Unani system of medicine.


Key words: Unani medicine; Pharmacological; Phytochemical; N. jatamansi, sesquiterpenes,

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