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Ethnopharmacological Note: Novel use of Asparagus racemosus (Willd.) Oberm. (Asparagaceae) root juice to treat eye disorders 
Razia Sultana, Md. Nadim Hossain, Mohammed Rahmatullah

Asparagus racemosus (Willd.) Oberm. belongs to the Asparagaceae family of plants. The plant can be found in Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. Medicinal uses of the plant have been recorded from ancient times. In English, the plant is known as ‘Indian asparagus’ and in Bengali as ‘shatamuli’. The three major traditional medicinal systems of India, namely Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani describe therapeutic uses of the plant.

Keywords: Asparagus racemosus, eye disorders