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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Isolated shoots were rooted in half strength MS basal medium. International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences hemidesmmus Indian sarsaparilla Scientific classification Kingdom: It is quite common in open scrub jungles, hedges, uncultivated soil etc.

Somatic embryogenesis was dependent on the type of explant, growth regulators and age of callus. In inddicus projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Periplocaceae commonly known as Indian Sarsaparilla is a diffusely twining undershrub having numerous slender wiry laticiferous branches inicus purplish brown bark.

Phytochemical Studies Chemical composition of the volatiles of H. Nair, Premalatha and P. Leucoderma lignoids such as hemidesmininehemidesmin I and hemidesmin II are rare group of naturally occurring compounds present in leaves. Chemical composition of the volatiles of Hemidesmus indicus R. Retrieved 26 May Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from leaf cultures of H.


It should be distinguished from American Sarsaparilla Smilax aristolochiifolia Mill. It was found that H. Second and third visible nodes 0.

Callus induced on MS medium containing 2,4-D and kinetin 1 mg L -1 developed somatic embryos upon transfer to half strength MS basal medium. Medicinal Uses Bacteriostatic, anticancer, antiviral, antilithic, hypotensive, antifungal, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, spasmodic activities have been reported.

Pharmacognostic investigation on Indian Sarsaparilla, its substitutes and adulterants. Ether extract of the root exerts some inhibitory effect on the growth of Escherichia coli. Retrieved 14 March Asclepiadaceae Triterpenoids from the roots hemudesmus Hemidesmus indicus R. Ethnobotanical Pharmacognostical and Cultivation studies of Hemidesmus indicus R. In vitro idicus studies of Hemidesmus indicus R.

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

Hemidesmus indicus and Ichnocarpus frutescens. Addition of low concentrations of ammonium nitrate increased the internodal length and thickness of shoots. Herbal Medicines use different alkaloids of medicinal plants for prevention and treatment of disease. All these safety measurements can establish alternative medicine- herbal drugs in a better future scenario.

Mesopotamians in BC listed many plants for their medicinal uses. It shows a slightly compact porous strand of wood at the centre enveloped by a massive cream coloured starchy tissue and a peripheral strip of light reddish brown rind Aiyer, ; Sharma et al. University of Oklahoma Press. In vitro propagation of some important Ayurvedic medicinal plants.


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Quantitative Standards ,edicinal matter-Not more than 2. Viper venum induced inflammation and inhibition of free radical formation by pure compound 2-hydroxy, 4-methoxy benzoic acid isolated and purified from H.

Improvement in clonal propagation of H. Evaluation of antioxidant properties of root bark of Hemidesmus indicus R. Sharma and Boissya have reported usew use of H. Ethnobotany in human welfare of Raigard district in Maharashtra State, India.

Hemidesmus indicus: A Rich Source of Herbal Medicine

Pistil is bicarpellary, with free ovaries, many ovuled with distinct styles. Fascicles of Flora of India. There are vast experience-based evidences for many of these drugs.

The stem is numerous, slender, terete, thickened at the nodes. Patnaik and Debata have reported micropropagation of H. It varies in large usse from traditional medicines of ancient times to hfmidesmus day standardized herbal drugs. Viper venom neutralization by Indian medicinal plant Hemidesmus indicus and Pluchea indica root extracts.