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 upper surface of the leaf is green, glabrous and shows the markings of nerves by slight depressions. Mixed with vinegar, the sap is rubbed over the body to reduce obesity. The two botanical varieties are A. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Biological and phytochemical screening of plants. Footnotes Source of Support: Obesity-induced adipokine imbalance impairs mouse pulmonary vascular endothelial function and primes the lung for injury.

Some of the chemical constituents isolated from different parts of A speciosa Linn.

J Sci Ind Res. Argyrei Biochem Biophys ; They are however, shorter and narrower as compared to the pericyclic fibres which have pointed, truncated ends and show in some cases peg-like outgrowths towards the tapering ends.


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Free Radic Biol Med ; A review of treatment and prevention evidence. Indian J Nat Prod Resour ;2: For Hawaiian woodrose, see Merremia tuberosa. J Indian Chem Soc. Coumarin glycoside from Argyreia speciosa roots. It argyrdia one of the native vines of India and is well known all across the land.

Reactive oxygen species, MDA: A few vessels are long and cylindrical. Open in a separate window. The embryo of seed is large having two-folded cotyledons and distinct plumule of whitish black to blackish brown color.

In Morris water maze, treated mice showed a significant reduction in the number of days required to make the mice learned, escape latency of learned mice arghreia number of circles completed before it escapes on to the platform. Aqueous extract argreia roots of A. Argyreia speciosa is a popular Indian medicinal plant. Assay for lipid peroxides in animal tissues by thiobarbituric acid reaction.

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Samandar-ka-pat, Samundarsokha, Ghav-patta Bengal: A paste of roots along with Asparagus racemosus, Grewia hirsute and Hemidesmus indicus is used for chronic cough, cold and in consequent fever.

Quantifying cellular oxidative stress by dichlorofluorescein assay using microplate reader. Indian J Med Res. Protein measurement arbyreia the folin phenol reagent. Under glass, grow in a loam -based potting compost John Innes No. Fresh vascular bundles are produced in the pith. Nematicidal The effect of the aqueous and alcoholic extracts of the leaves of A. Khilnani GC, Hadda V.

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Experimental assessment of relative efficacy of drugs of herbal origin on sexual performance and hormone levels in alcohol exposed and normal rats. The acute respiratory distress syndrome. Antistress activity of Argyreia speciosa roots in experimental animals.

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