Leptadenia pyrotechnica is a shrub found in desert areas belonging to the family Asclepiadaceae. It is an important medicinal plant and all. Leptadenia pyrotechnica in the Botanic Library. Desert Vegetation of Israel and Sinai ยท Desert Vegetation of Israel and Sinai. Leptadenia pyrotechnica (Hindi: [khai) is the botanical name of a desert herb of the Being highly brought-resistant, leptadenia pyrotechnica has played an.

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It is planted in the month of September Moustafa et al. Due to its short fibers, it can be used only with other fibers like cotton to produce polyester and other goods.

Leptadenia pyrotechnica – Useful Tropical Plants

It has pod like fruits that are cooked as vegetable. M, Gami B, Kothari I. Medicinal plants are indigenously used for different purposes throughout the globe.

For this purpose the powdered leaf and shoot were used. In literature, micropropagation of L.

Type the digit seven into the box. B, Mukhopandhya S, Sen K. The experiment on the somatic embryogenesis was devised by Sadeq et al.


Stem juice To cure cough, flu Dialloetal. The latex is also applied to remove ringworm Qureshi, The treatment of jaundice with medicinal plants in indigenous communities of the Sub- Himalayan region of Uttarakhand. Pharmacology Antifungal Activity Rekha et al.


Present review is just a glimpse to attract the scientists to divert their attention towards deserts and particularly to further develop the existing remedial potential of L.

The present review was aimed to analyze nutritional, phytochemical and pharmacological activities of L. They checked the antimicrobial activity in vitro against Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Micrococcus flavus by using agar diffusion and DPPH methods.

Metabolites present in different plant parts of L. Last update on To remedy the skin diseases and diabetes, plant sap was applied Parveen et al. Antibacterial activity of East African Medicinal Plants. Vegetation diversity and role of Leptadenia pyrotechnica in biomass contribution carbon storage in arid zone of India. Stems, with a mature seedpod Photograph by: Primary metabolites Rekha et al.

Antidiabetic activity Chaudhary et al.

Leptadenia pyrotechnica

Watafua M, Geidam M. Plant sap For skin diseases and diabetes, smallpox, psorosis Kateva pyrotecbnica al. The transgenic plants were evaluated by polymerase chain reaction PCR and southern blotting. A, Youns A, Naz N.

In the same experiment the antioxidant activity was evaluated. Structural elucidation and evaluation of toxicity and antitumor activity of cardiac glycosides isolated from Leptadenia pyrotechnica. Trees and shrubs of the Sahel: Leptadeni, Methanolic extract extracted maximum phytochemicals than the rest of solvents. This activity may be attributed to the presence of terpenoides and flavonoids that triggered astringent and antimicrobial property.


They obtained the fiber by crushing the green stem and then retting it. On the other hand, it also prevented the plaque formation in the arteries.

People use their pods as vegetable. Leptadenia pyrotechnica is pyrotedhnica used for treating various diseases.

A, Abido M, Abahussain A. While, methanolic extracts of both pyrotchnica gave good results in inhibiting growth of both the pathogens. Its roots are used as vegetables Ali et al. Ethnobotanical survey of Thal Desert, Punjab, Pakistan. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

It is also growing in northern dry sandy Sahel and in the western Leptarenia Burkill, ; McLaughlin, Anti-inflammatory activity, safety and protective effects of Leptadenia pyrotechnica, haloxylon salicornicum and Ochradenus baccatus in ulcerative colitis. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

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