Amorphophallus paeoniifolius is used for long period in various chronic diseases therapeutically. Aim of the current review is to search literature for the. Amorphophallus campanulatus (Roxb.) Blume (Araceae) is commonly known as Elephant foot yam. Corms are used in India in curries and pickles and are. Amorphophallus paeoniifolius. Plants being grown as a food crop in a woodland garden. Photograph by: Manojk Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

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Amorphophallus paeoniifolius – Useful Tropical Plants

The effects of cooking on oxalate content in Malaysian soy-based dishes: The anti-nutritional factor oxalic acid was assessed by HPLC according to the methods of Savage et al. The percentage decrease in locomotor activity are Plant and animal families Plant and animal species. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3. Effects of petroleum ether extract of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius tuber on central nervous nystem in mice.

Evaluation of Analgesic campanultus of methanolic extract of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius tuber by tail flick and acetic acid-induced writhing response method.

Now containing plants. Trichopoulos D, Willett WC. The different leaf constants Stomalal number and Index, Vein islet and termination number, Palisade ratio were determined as a measure of quantitative microscopical standards.

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In spite of great advances of modern scientific medicine, traditional medicine is still the primary form of treating diseases of majority of people in developing countries campanulaus India; even among those to whom western medicine is available, the number of people using one form or another of complementary of alternative medicine is rapidly increasing worldwide.

Paeoniifolius Binomial name Amorphophallus paeoniifolius Dennst. In Chhattisgarh it is called zimmikanda. This article needs additional citations for verification. Phytic acid has a strong affinity for binding metal ions, such as phosphorus and zinc ions campanulauts this leads to interference in the absorption of these minerals in the small intestine and affects various metabolic processes From the above studies corm can easily be identified on the basis of macroscopic characters like scars on external surface and creamish white internal portion.

In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. It is usually eaten as mashed or in curries sometimes; though very rarely it is curried. The results were further supported by histopathology of isolated rat liver.

Amorphophallus paeoniifolius – Wikipedia

A new standardized preparation, artemether has recently been introduced for treatment of drug resistant malaria, and new analogues of forskolin are being tested amorpuophallus a variety of uses. Plants of the Arum Family. The mean anti-nutrient concentrations in the elephant foot yams in this study are provided in Table 2.


Support Center Support Center. Select your language of interest to view the total content in your interested language. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Total phenolics content, tannin, sugar, starch, total protein [ 12 ] is found in plant sample in various concentrations Figure 4. For study of powdered elements fine powder of seeds was treated with chloral hydrate for about 10 min, followed by a gentle heating and then finally mounted in glycerine for observation.

Amorphophallus paeoniifolius

Tubers and leaves of wild plants contain sharp crystals of calcium oxalate that puncture the mouth and cxmpanulatus, causing intense irritation. Paeoniifolius was carried out. Essential amino-acid composition of certain vegetable foodstuffs.

Phytochemical investigation Santosa et al. Indian materia medica includes about drugs of natural origin almost all of which are derived from different traditional systems and folklore practices. The anatomical details of petiole was also studied. Complete information about the plant has been collected from various books, journals and Ayurvedic classical texts like Samhitas, Nighantus etc.