Hemidesmus indicus, Indian sarsaparilla is a species of plant that is found in South Asia. 1 Morphology; 2 Traditional uses; 3 Chemical constituents; 4 References Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants Naruneendi Nannari; ^ Kottakkal, [ edited by]. Hemidesmus indicus Medicinal Rating, *. Habit, Climber. Height, m. Cultivation Status, Cultivated, Wild. Cultivation Details. Not known. Edible Uses. Sariva is known as Indian Sarsaparilla – Hemidesmus indicus. In Ayurveda system of Medicinal uses of Hemidesmus indicus – Kushtahara.

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In order to ensure quality and safety of herbal medicines; their production and sale should be legally controlled, as done for clinical medicines, by establishing rules and regulations.

InWHO developed guidelines for assessment of herbal medicines. Hemidesmus indicus and Ichnocarpus frutescens. Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from leaf cultures of Hemidesmus indicus R. Ayurveda points use of plantbased medicines and treatments. Hemides,us protection of DNA and membrane in vitro by extract of Hemidesmus indicus.

Agri and Aquaculture Journals Dr. It also chelates iron and has reducing power. Common medicinal plants that are used hugely, are- Hemidesmus medicinaalZingiber officinale, Rauvolfia serpentina, Swertia chirayita, Cassia angustifolia, Acorus calamus, Adhatoda vasica, Aconitum species, Picrorhiza kurroa, Colchicum luteum, Rheum emodi etc. Chloroform extract of H.


Hemidesmus indicus – Wikipedia

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Tissue Culture Malathy and Pai have reported the in vitro propagation of H.

Effect of cell culture derived H. Morphological and phytochemical characterisation of different accessions of Hemidesmus indicus L. Antioxidant and antihepatotoxic activities of Hemidesmus indicus R.

Chemical composition of the volatiles of Hemidesmus indicus R. Phogocytosis was too decreased [ 11 ]. Problems, Prospects and Future Strategies.

Ethnobotanical Pharmacognostical and Cultivation studies of Hemidesmus indicus R. The root hemicesmus a substitute for sarsaparilla the dried root of the tropical species of SmilaxSmilacaceae ; in India Smilax aspera L. The compound 2-hydroxy 4-methoxy benzoic acid has antivenum and antioxidant properties Alam and Gomes, a.

Hemidesmus indicus: A Rich Source of Herbal Medicine

Indicusin-a pregnane diester triglycoside from Hemidesmus indicus R. Pregnane glycosides from Hemidesmus indicus. Fruit two straight slender narrowly cylindrical widely divergent follicles.

The stabilized bioactive extract should undergo regulatory or limited safety studies in animals. Periplocaceae is being used widely in Ayurvedic medicine.

It is a slender, laticiferous, semi-erect endangered shrub; specifically known for its immense medicinal values. Morphology The stems and branches which twine anticlockwise are profusely laticiferous, elongate, narrow, terete and wiry of a deep purple or purplish brown colour with the surface slightly ridged at the nodes. Retrieved from ” https: Non-timber forest produce in the economy of tribals of Nallamalais.


Hemidesmus indicus

Ayyanar and Ignacimuthu have reported usfs uses of H. Documentation of folk knowledge on edible wild plants of North Karnataka. Micropropagation and production of 2-hydroxy 4-methoxy benzaldehyde using root cultures of H.

Root and root-stock of Hemidesmus indicus R. Viper venum induced inflammation and inhibition of free radical formation by pure compound 2-hydroxy, 4-methoxy benzoic acid isolated and purified from H.

Hemidesmus indicus — Vikaspedia

The stem is numerous, slender, terete, thickened at the nodes. Shoot cultures were rooted in quarter-salt-strength MS medium containing 9.

Collection of indigenous knowledge and identification of endangered medicinal plants by questionnaire survey in Barind Tract of Bangladesh. Quantitative Standards Foreign matter-Not more than 2. This page was last jndicus on 9 Novemberat Magrabu, Salsa, Kapooree, Anantamool; Kan.: Antimicrobial studies on essential oil of Hemidesmus indicus R.

Can’t read the image? Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from leaf cultures of H. Hashim and Indira Balachandran.