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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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.

Ushbanindi, Yasmine barri, Aushbahe nindi; Punj.: Problems, Prospects and Future Medicianl. Pharmacognosy of Ayurvedic Drugs of Travancore, Cochin.

CCl 4 and paracetamol induced hepatic damage can be cured upto an extent too by H. Antimicrobial and phytochemical studies on 45 Indian medicinal plants against mrdicinal resistant human pathogens. Ayurveda is traditional medicine system of Hindu Vedic tradition.

Nodal explants from shoot cuttings of H. Med Aromat Plants 3: Retrieved 14 March The stem is numerous, slender, terete, thickened at the nodes.

University of Oklahoma Press. Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from leaf cultures of Hemidesmus indicus R. The stabilized bioactive extract should undergo regulatory or limited safety studies in animals. Journal of Ethnopharmacology Viper venom neutralization by Indian medicinal plant Hemidesmus indicus and Pluchea indica root extracts. Improvement in clonal propagation of Hemidesmus indicus R.


Mediclnal volatiles obtained by steam distillation yield, 0. Venom-induced coagulant and anticoagulant activity was also antagonized by the extract. Regeneration of Indian sarsaparilla, Hemidesmus indicus R.

Hemidesmus indicus: A Rich Source of Herbal Medicine

Moreover, it significantly enhanced antitumor activity of three commonly used chemotherapeutic drugs- methotrexate, 6-thioguanine, cytarabine [ 7 ]. In the age of clinical medicines, main blockage to use clinical drugs is drug resistance.

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Ethnomedicinal plants used against lecorrhoea at Hemidesmu district in Orissa India. Shoot cultures were rooted in quarter-salt-strength MS medium containing 9.


Hemidesmus indicus

Lupeol acetate isolated from H. Protective effect of Hemidesmus indicus against Rifampicin and Isoniazid-induced hepatotoxicity in rats.

It is a slender, laticiferous, semi-erect endangered shrub; specifically medicinzl for its immense medicinal values. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The highest number of shoots 5. Phytochemical Studies Chemical composition of the volatiles of H. Some preliminary observation on antiinflammatory properties of Hemidesmus indicus in rats.

Hemidesmus indicus – Useful Tropical Plants

The Wealth of India: Documentation of folk knowledge on edible wild plants of North Karnataka. The leaves are chewed and are said to be refreshing; narrow leaved medicimal which are generally found in open country are preferred for this purpose Anonymous, Also in ancient Egypt, herbs are mentioned in Egyptian medical papyri, where on rare occasions hemudesmus jars found containing trace amounts of herbs [ 1 ]. Common medicinal plants that are used hugely, are- Hemidesmus indicusZingiber officinale, Rauvolfia serpentina, Swertia chirayita, Cassia angustifolia, Acorus calamus, Adhatoda vasica, Aconitum species, Picrorhiza kurroa, Colchicum luteum, Rheum emodi etc.