Argyreia speciosa Sweet (Family — Convolvulaceae) is an important ‘rasayana’ herb used extensively as an adaptogen in the Ayurvedic system of medicine. Vridhadaru has been extensively used to control inflammation of varied nature. Click to more about the various Elephant Creeper benefits & Uses!. The present work on the aerial parts of Argyreia speciosa Sweet ( Convolvulaceae) has led to the isolation of a new lipid ester (1) and four.

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The extract also exhibited antispasmodic activity on the isolated guinea pig ileum. Indian J Exp Biol.

Department of Pharmacology, A. The resulting powder is given in doses of a quarter to half a tola with clarified butter for about a month. Argyreia nervosa seeds contain various ergoline alkaloids such as ergine. George M, Pandalai KM. The vasculature is represented by a shallow abaxial arc and a pair of adaxial traces.

It is one of the native vines of India and is well known all across the land. The vessels are drum-shaped, having bordered pits on the walls.

The thin roots are usually mm in diameter and show somewhat smooth brownish exterior. Free Radic Biol Med ; A Clinical and molecular review. It improves intellect, spsciosa body and prevents effects of age. Please review our privacy policy. Oxidative stress and antioxidant defense. Abstract Argyreia speciosa Linn. Role of glutathione in immunity and inflammation in the lung. Hypoglycaemic activities of some indigenous medicinal plants traditionally used as antidiabetic drugs. J Res Indian Med.


Tumor necrosis factor-alfa, ROS: None, Conflict of Interest: The alcoholic extract of the leaves revealed antibacterial activity against Staphylococcus aureus but was inactive against Escherichia coli. A much recent study reported presence of ergometrinelysergollysergic acid and other alkaloids that contribute to its pharmacological effects [5]. Roots The hexane extract of the roots of Argyreia speciosa yielded tetradecanyl palmitate, 5,8-oxidotetracosanone.

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Presence of branched fatty acids methylmyristic acid and methylstearic acid was also reported. Wrgyreia, Peymunnai, Sadarbalai, Samuttrappalai Telugu: Epidemiology, pathogenesis, and treatment.

Prague Med Rep ; Several phyto-chemical studies have reported but still it needs to be progressed. Sometimes the basal cell may be divided into two.

Antiinflammatory activity of roots of Argyreia speciosa Sumandrashokha Mediscope. Phytochemical screening and extraction: This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3. It successfully reversed amnesia induced by diazepam, scopolamine and natural aging.

Aegyreia The stem is white and tomentose in young stages.

Leaves The leaves of A. The odor is not characteristic while it tastes slightly astringent [ Figure 4 ]. Image Unavailable Image not available for Colour: For Hawaiian woodrose, speckosa Merremia tuberosa. Parts used Roots, leaves, flowers and seeds.


See questions and answers. Prasad S, Chauhan RB. Write a product review. Constituents of the leaves of Argyreia speciosa.

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With the availability of primary information, further studies can be carried out such as clinical evaluation, phyto-analytical studies, toxicity evaluation. The seeds mixed with those of Hygrophila auriculata syn. The lower surface of the leaf is entirely covered with hair, which gives the leaf a silvery soft wooly appearance.

The seed extract was also devoid of the effects on respiration, preganglionically stimulated nictitating membrane and central nervous system in experimental animals. Lateral nerves pairs arise alternatively on the midrib; the single nerves bifurcate before reaching the edge; the anterior branch unites with the posterior one of the neighboring nerve; an arched nervule connecting the two branches reach the margin. Antifilarial activity of Argyreia speciosa against Setaria cervi in vitro.

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