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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Folk medicines of Sattordem Village of Goa.

Hashim and Indira Balachandran, Large numbers of Institutes or Universities are there too in India, carrying out research on herbal drugs and medicinal plants. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine Terpenoids from Hemidesmus indicus. Asclepiadaceae Triterpenoids from the roots of Hemidesmus indicus R. The milky latex of the plant is used for relieving inflammation in the eye. Antimicrobial activity of various extracts of Striga sulphurea and Hemidesmus indicus.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Proceedings of the Ethnobiology in human welfare: Caulogenic ability of the nodes decreased with increasing maturity. Micropropagation of Hemidesmus indicus for cultivation and production of 2-hydroxy 4-methoxy benzaldehyde.


The aqueous ethanolic extract of root collected during flowering season was found to possess significant antiulcer activity Anoop and Jagadeesan, Chloroform extract of H. Also more research must be carried on toxic side effects of using any herbal drugs. Mice were infected with Mycobacterium leprae and observed that cutaneous hypersensitivity stimulation was delayed. Pregnane glycosides from Hemidesmus indicus. Ethnobotanical Pharmacognostical and Cultivation studies of Hemidesmus indicus R.

Comparative studies on anti-inflammatory activity of H.

Collection of indigenous knowledge and identification of endangered medicinal plants by questionnaire survey in Barind Tract of Bangladesh. Fruit two straight slender narrowly cylindrical widely divergent follicles.

Vegetative propagation of Hemidesmus indicus R. A particular morphotype with increased lupeol content was reported by George et al. Protective effect of H. Pharmacognostic investigation on Indian Sarsaparilla, its substitutes and adulterants. New Coumarino-lignoids from Hemidesmus indicus R.

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Hemidesmus indicus — Vikaspedia

Thus medicinal plant parts should be authentic and free from harmful materials like pesticides, heavy metals, microbial or radioactive contamination.

Viper venom-induced inflammation and inhibition of free radical formation by pure compound 2-hydroxymethoxy benzoic hemidesmuss isolated and purified from anantamul Hemidesmus indicus R. The highest number of shoots 5.

This page was last edited on 9 Hemixesmusat 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 jedicinal ridged at the nodes. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


Lupeol acetate isolated from H. Effect of cryopreservation on seed germination of H.

Morphological and phytochemical usex of different accessions of Hemidesmus indicus L. Anantamula, sariva, naga jihva, gopakanya; Tam.: The leaves medicinnal chewed and are said to be refreshing; narrow leaved forms which are generally found in open country are preferred for this purpose Anonymous, Cell culture derived Hemidesmus indicus in the prevention of hypercholesterolemia in normal and hyperlipidaemic rats.

Leaves are simple, petioled, exstipulate, apiculate acute or obtuse, dark green above but paler and sometimes pubescent below.

Hemidesmus indicus: A Rich Source of Herbal Medicine

The drug was found to be safe and effective against E. Among them, nerolidol 1. Two pregnane glycosides from Hemidesmus indicus. International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences 1: