Calotropis procera


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Calotropis procera

Australian plant in the family Asclepiadaceae; probably poisonous through cardiac glycosides. Called also caltrops, king's crown, rubber tree.
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The treatments based on acetone extracts of Calotropis procera against imagos of Schistocerca gregaria and Locusta migratoria have been very convincing due to the speed and efficiency of the action of said plant, on mortality and on haemogram of treated locusts.
Background: The latex from the medicinal plant Calotropis procera is often used in folk medicine against infectious and inflammatory diseases.
Poales: Poaceae); and an invasive species (Sodom's apple milkweed, Calotropis procera Aiton [Gentianales: Apocynaceae]).
Poekilocerus, a principal pest of Calotropis procera (Akk) in India as well as in Pakistan, is famous for its bright and attractive coloration.
The flame atomic absorption spectrophotometry (FAAS) was used to find the concentration of the subject metals in waste water and algal biomass of the phyla Chlorophyta Cyanophyta and Bacillariophyta; and in newly grown leaves of Calotropis procera in addition to their stems and roots.
Calotropis procera is a xerophytic shrub of family asclepiadacea.
Bark of Calotropis procera along with leaves of Datura metel and cloves of Allium sativum were sued by the healer in combination to treat pain over the whole body.
The allelopathic potential of different concentrations of aqueous leaf and flower extracts of Calotropis procera and Morettia philaeana were investigated in laboratory experiments for germination and seedlings growth of Triticum aestivum (wheat), Raphanus sativus (radish) and Brassica napus (canola).
Ratanjot), Berberis lycium (Sumblo), Podophylum hexandrum (Ban kakri), Paeonia emodi (Mamekh) Achyranthes aspera (Puthknda), Acacia nilotica (Kiker), Calotropis procera (Aak), Cuscuta reflexa (Amer bel), Taraxacum officinale (peeli booti), Withania somnifera (Asghand), Solanum surattense (Mokri), Oxalis corniculata (Khati booti), Cannabis sativa (Bhang), Plantago major (Ispaghol), Viola odorata (Banafsha), etc.
09% were Cichorium intybus, Calotropis procera, Achyranthes aspera Cirsium arvense, Conyza ambigua, Cypreus rotundus, Chenopodium album, Chenopodium murale, Convolvulus arvensis, Oxalis corniculata, Cynodon dactylon, Dactyloctenium aegyptium and Rumex dentatus.