Indian Sarsaparilla, Hemidesmus indicus (Family: Asclepiadaceae) is a Hence this review was carried out to explore the hidden potential and its uses. Abstract: Medicinal plants are being widely used, either as single drug or in combination in health care delivery system. Indian Sarsaparilla, Hemidesmus. In the present review attempts have been made to bring in light the potential benefits and uses of this plant. Key words: Hemidesmus indicus, Asclepiadaceae .

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The plant is also used against various skin diseases Anonymous, and in the treatment of acne vulgaris Lalla et al. Antipyretic use of this plant has also been reported Singh and Kumar, Satheesh GeorgeK.

Evaluation of antioxidant properties of root bark of Hemidesmus indicus R. Ether extract of the root exerts some inhibitory effect on the growth of Escherichia coli. Micro and macro morphological studies of the vegetative and reproductive characters together with phytochemical studies of the accessions from different agroclimatic zones of India have been reported by George et al.

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The GC MS analysis of the residual oil showed the presence of over 40 minor constituents. Pistil bicarpellary, ovaries free, many ovuled with distinct styles. University, Anantapur Andhra Pradesh, India. In vitro evaluation of inhibitory nature of extracts of H.

Two pregnane glycosides from Hemidesmus indicus. Journal of Plant Sciences Volume 3 2: Ethnomedicinal plants diversity in Sonbhadra district of southern Uttar Pradesh, India-utilization and conservation. This plant is found throughout India growing under mesophytic to semi dry conditions in the plains and up to an altitude of m. Quality Standards of Indian Medicinal Plants.


Glimpses of Indian Ethnopharmacology, India pp: Hemidesmus indicus is a widely used shrub in Indian folk medicine and considered as magical spiritual dream herb in Ayurvedic medication.

Ethnobotanical review of Hemidesmus indicus R.Br.

Medicinal plants are being widely used, either as single drug or in combination in health care delivery system. Asclepiadaceae is a commonly known Indian Medicinal Plant, which is widely recognized in traditional systems of Medicine.

Preliminary studies of pharmacological properties of Anantmul Hemidesmus indicus. Ayyanar and Ignacimuthu have reported traditional uses of H. Flowering Plants of Kerala, A Handbook. Micropropagation and production of 2-hydroxy 4-methoxy benzaldehyde using root cultures hemjdesmus H. An organic acid isolated revew root extract possesses viper venum inhibitory activity Alam et al. Greenish yellow to greenish purple outside, dull yellow to light purplish inside, calyx deeply five lobed, corolla gamopetalous, about twice the calyx, Stamens five, inserted near base of corolla with a thick indius scale.

Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from leaf cultures of Hemidesmus indicus R. Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from leaf cultures of H.

Clinical trials of ayurvedic formulations in the treatment of acne vulgaris. Ethnobotanical uses of H.

Hashim and Indira Balachandran. Hashim and Indira Balachandran, User Username Password Remember me. Protective effect of H. Hence this review was carried out to explore the hidden potential and its uses, towards the benefit of mankind. The highest number of shoots 5. rview

The root extract demonstrated inhibitory activity against Mycobacterium leprae Gupta, and keratinophilic fungi Qureshi et al. It shows a slightly compact porous strand of wood at the centre enveloped by a massive cream coloured starchy tissue and a peripheral strip of light reddish brown rind Aiyer, ; Sharma et al.

Ethno medico botanical survey of Ambikapur district, M. Some unique ethnomedicinal uses of plants used by the Korku tribe of Amravati district of Maharashtra, India. Isolation, purification and partial characterization of viper venom inhibiting factor from the root extract of the Indian medicinal plant sarsaparilla Hemidesmus indicus R. Jayanthi and PatilSharma and YelneYelne et al. Viper venum induced inflammation and inhibition of free radical formation by pure compound 2-hydroxy, 4-methoxy benzoic acid isolated and purified from H.


Protective effect of Hemidesmus indicus against Rifampicin and Isoniazid-induced hepatotoxicity in rats. Pharmacognostical studies on the root of Decalepis hamiltonii Wt. Zaiyana, Ausaba lunnara; Beng.: Dasamoolarishta, Dhanwamthararishta, Balamritham, Saribadyasavam, Anuthaila, Amrithadi enna, Aswagandhadi yamaka, Gandha taila, Chandanadi taila, Triphaladi taila, Dhanwamthara taila, Neeleedaladi taila, Pinda taila, Balaswagandhadi taila, Manjishtadi taila, Madhuyashtyadi taila, Mahabala taila, Lakshadi taila, Sanni enna, Sidharthadi taila, Agragrahyadi kashaya, Jeevanthyadi kashaya, Triphalamarichadi mahakashaya, Dasamoolabaladi maha kashaya, Drakshadi kashaya, Dhanwamthara kashaya, Mahathiktha kashaya, Mridweekadi kashaya, Vidaryadi kashaya, Satavaryadi kashaya, Saribadi kashaya, Marmagudika, Manasamithra vataka, Kalyanaka ghritha, Jathyadi ghritha, Dadhika ghritha, Naladadi ghritha, Panchagavya ghritha, Pippalyadi ghritha, Brihachagaladi ghritha, Mahakalyanaka ghritha, Mahakooshmandaka ghritha, Mahathiktha ghritha, Vasthyamayanthaka ghritha, Varahyadi ghritha, Madhusnuhi rasayana.

Tissue Culture Malathy and Pai have reported the in vitro propagation of H. Indicusin-a pregnane diester triglycoside from Hemidesmus indicus R. Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha. Folk medicines of Sattordem Village of Goa.

A Review Satheesh GeorgeK. Micropropagation of Hemidesmus indicus for cultivation and production of 2-hydroxy 4-methoxy benzaldehyde. Radiation protection of DNA and membrane in vitro by extract of Hemidesmus indicus.

Research Article Hemidesmus indicus L.