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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Batra A, Mehta BK. Its properties were first brought to attention in the s. Numbers of plants are claiming various medicinal uses and many researches are going on in this view. Anticonvulsant activity, antioxidant activity, Argyreia speciosacentral nervous depressant activity, immunomodulatory activity.

Experimental assessment of relative efficacy of drugs of herbal origin on sexual performance and hormone levels in alcohol exposed and normal rats. Mol Cell Biochem ; J Clin Diagn Res ;9: Popular parkashan private Ltd; Screening of Indian plants for biological activity.

Oxidative stress and acute lung injury. Each trichome has a barrel-shaped basal cells and filamentous apical cell, base of which is invariably swollen.

Phytochemical investigation on the leaves of Argyreia speciosa. Steroids for acute respiratory distress syndrome?

Powered roots are given with milk in synovitis and syphilis. The seeds of Argyreia speciosa yielded fatty oil, which was found to contain the glycosides of palmitic, oleic, stearic, behenic, linoleic and linolenic acid. Argyreia nervosa is a perennial climbing vine native to the Indian subcontinent and introduced to numerous areas worldwide, including HawaiiAfricaand the Caribbean.


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George M, Pandalai KM. The plant appears to have a broad spectrum of activity on several ailments. Only 1 left in stock.

Under glass, grow in a loam -based potting compost John Innes No. Tumor necrosis factor-alfa, ROS: This article needs additional citations for verification. Seeds The seeds are eaten in some parts of Bihar. Elephant Creeper is a giant climber which grows up to a height of meters. Argyreia speciosa extract normalize the levels of reactive oxygen species and lipid peroxidation in lungs upon HCl treatment.

The transverse section of the leaf near the apex shows a prominent-ridged midrib on the lower surface and a small groove on the upper surface, while a section through the basal region presents a small ridge on the upper side as well.

Have one to sell? How to cite this URL: The embryo of seed is large having two-folded cotyledons and distinct plumule of whitish black to blackish specioda color. The odor is not characteristic while it tastes slightly astringent [ Figure 4 ].


Anticonvulsant activity The hydroalcoholic extract of A. The wealth of India-Raw materials. Write a product review.

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Evaluation of plants for antiviral activity. Acute lung injury, Argyreia speciosaHCl, nuclear factor-kappa B, oxidative stress. The leaves of A. Received Mar Prague Med Speiosa ; Impact of fluid accumulation on classification of acute kidney injury and associated outcomes.

Asystematic review and meta-analysis. Acute respiratory distress syndrome and acute lung injury. Rani A, Shukla YN.

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Nootropic activity Aqueous extract of roots of A. Clinical evaluation of efficacy and safety of a herbal formulation in benign prostatic hyperplasia: The vasculature is represented by a shallow abaxial arc and a pair of adaxial traces. 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 and number of circles completed before it escapes on to the platform.