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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Micropropagation studies of some medicinal plants of Western Ghats. The milky latex of the plant is used for relieving inflammation in the eye. A particular morphotype with increased lupeol content was reported by George et al.

Hemidesmus indicus is a widely used shrub in Indian folk medicine and considered as magical spiritual dream herb in Ayurvedic medication. Clinical hemiresmus of ayurvedic formulations in the treatment of acne vulgaris.

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

Regeneration of Indian sarsaparilla, Hemidesmus indicus R. How to cite this article: Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from leaf cultures of Hemidesmus indicus R.

Rajasab and Isaq have reported the use of H. Ushbanindi, Yasmine barri, Aushbahe nindi; Punj.: Protective effect of H. Ethnotherapeutics of some medicinal plants used as antipyretic agents among the tribals of India.


Observations on in vitro propagation hemidesmuus Sariva Hemidesmus indicus R. Micro and macro morphological studies of the vegetative and reproductive characters together with phytochemical studies of the accessions from different agroclimatic zones of India have been reported by George et al.

Steroids in cultured tissues and mature revirw of Hemidesmus indicus RBr. Plants used against cancer survey. Jayanthi and PatilSharma and YelneYelne et al.

Nair, Premalatha and P. Our Other Journals 1. Antimicrobial studies on essential oils of H. Collection of indigenous knowledge he,idesmus identification of endangered medicinal plants by questionnaire survey in Barind Tract of Bangladesh.

Ethnobotanical review of Hemidesmus indicus R.Br.

New Coumarino-lignoids from Hemidesmus indicus R. Antileprotic action of an extract from Anantamul.

Banerjee and Pal and have reported the use of this plant by the tribals of plain land in India for hair and scalp preparation. Periplocaceae commonly known as Indian Sarsaparilla is a diffusely twining undershrub having numerous slender wiry laticiferous branches with purplish brown bark. 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.


A note on Ethnobotany, USA. Anantmool, Upalsari, Dudhasali; Ori. Rapid elongation of shoot buds was observed upon transfer of the responding root segments to half strength MS medium. In vitro evaluation of inhibitory nature of extracts of H. The volatiles obtained by steam distillation yield, 0. Terpenoids from Hemidesmus indicus. Shoot cultures were rooted in quarter-salt-strength MS medium containing 9.

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

Fascicles of Flora of India. 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 slightly hemidesmuus at the nodes.

Problems, Prospects and Future Strategies. Pharmacological Studies The ethanol extract of H. The highest number of shoots 5. Ethnobotanical uses of H. Research Article Hemidesmus indicus L. Sahoo has reported the use of H. Nodal explants of the in vitro raised shoots subcultured in the same medium produced 9. A note on the isolation of -sitosterol from Hemidesmus indicus.