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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Cell culture derived Hemidesmus indicus in the prevention of hypercholesterolemia in normal and hyperlipidaemic rats.

Antimicrobial and phytochemical studies on 45 Indian medicinal plants against multi-drug resistant human pathogens. Asclepiadaceae Triterpenoids from the roots of Hemidesmus indicus R. Ethnomedicinal plants diversity in Sonbhadra district of southern Uttar Pradesh, India-utilization and conservation.

A Review on Indian Sarsaparilla, Hemidesmus indicus (L.) R. Br.

Anoop, A and M. Viper venom-induced inflammation and inhibition of free radical formation by pure compound 2-hydroxymethoxy benzoic acid isolated and purified indicux anantamul Hemidesmus indicus R. Ether extract of the root exerts some inhibitory effect on the growth of Escherichia coli. Part 1, Hemidesmus indicus R. Collection of indigenous knowledge and identification of endangered medicinal plants by questionnaire survey in Barind Tract of Bangladesh.

Morphology The stems and branches which twine anticlockwise are profusely laticiferous, elongate, narrow, terete and wiry hemiresmus a deep purple or purplish brown colour with the surface slightly ridged at the nodes. Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha. Highest shoot multiplication rate of 8.


Quality Standards of Indian Medicinal Plants. Medicinal plants are being widely used, either as single drug or in combination in health care delivery system. Second and third visible nodes 0. Jain and Singh and Kothari and Moorthy have reported the use of this plant by tribes of Ambikapur district, Madhya Pradesh and Raigard district in Maharashtra respectively.

Phytochemical Studies Chemical composition of the volatiles of H.

Enhancement in the absorption of water and electrolytes from rat intestine by Hemidesmus indicus R. It is used as a vital herb for healing many ailments and to treat diversified diseases. Documentation of folk knowledge on edible wild plants of North Karnataka.

Viper venom neutralization by Indian medicinal plant Hemidesmus indicus and Pluchea indica root extracts. Ethno medico botanical survey of Ambikapur district, M. Synonym s Periploca indica L.

Hemidesmus indicus (L.) R. Br. A Review – SciAlert Responsive Version

The root bark also possess antioxidant activity Ravishankara et al. Pharmacognosy of Ayurvedic Drugs of Travancore, Cochin. These roots were cultured in the dark reciew 30 days in the medium of Gamborg et al.

Patnaik and Debata have reported micropropagation of H. Chemical structures of major compounds present in Hemidesmus indicus L. Production of 2-hydroxy 4-methoxy benzaldehyde using root cultures of Hemidesmus indicus.

A note on the isolation of -sitosterol from Hemidesmus indicus. The vast field of Ayurvedic science is gaining more importance and popularity throughout the world because of its amazing therapeutic value.

Pistil bicarpellary, ovaries free, many ovuled with distinct styles. Seeds many, flat, oblong, with a long tuft of white silky hairs Aiyer, ; Prasad and Wahi, ; Warrier et al.


A note on Ethnobotany, USA. Somatic embryogenesis was dependent on the type of explant, growth regulators and age of callus. The leaves are chewed and are said to be refreshing; narrow leaved forms which are generally found in open country are preferred for this purpose Anonymous, Singh has reported the use of H. Protective effect of H. Ethnobotanical Pharmacognostical and Cultivation studies of Hemidesmus indicus R. 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.

Ethnobotanical review of Hemidesmus indicus R.Br.

The GC MS analysis of the residual oil showed the presence of over 40 minor constituents. Antimicrobial studies on essential oils of H.

Ethnobotany in human welfare of Raigard district in Maharashtra State, India.