Sida Acuta Burm. fil. : Potential benefits


  • Amanpreet Kaur
  • Rattan Deep Singh



Medicinal Plant, Broom weed, Allopathic, Therapeutic Applications, Bioactive compounds and micronutrients


For masses of years, flora and herbs had been an amazing supply of meals and medication. Surveys performed in indigenous locations discovered that the Sida acuta had many regional conventional usages. This broom weed is a perennial plant that produces slightly woody stems and is harvested from the wild as a source of local medicine and fiber. In tropical countries, indigenous people used this plant to treat common illnesses which include fever, headache, and various infections. Scientifically, Sida acuta has already been studied for several potential benefits. Studies reveal that roots of Sida acuta can be chewed to relieve toothache and leaves are soaked in water to make hair conditioner or shampoo to treat scaly skin. Apart from these benefits, it is also being known for repressing the potential of parthenium (poisonous herb) species through an allopathic control over it. . This review article mainly focuses on therapeutic applications of Sida acuta and in addition, its components, advanced usages, bioactive compounds, and essential micronutrients are also discussed.

Author Biographies

Amanpreet Kaur

P.G. Scholar,  School of Bioengineering and Biosciences, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab. India.

Rattan Deep Singh

Assistant Professor, School of Bioengineering and Biosciences, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab. India. 




How to Cite

Kaur, A., & Singh, R. D. (2022). Sida Acuta Burm. fil. : Potential benefits. International Journal of Ayurvedic Medicine, 13(2), 313–320.



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