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tylophora, (tī·lō·fōˑ·r),

n Latin name:
Tylophora indica; parts used: leaves, roots; uses: antiinflammatory, antiallergic, antispasmodic; treatment for asthma, dysentery, aches and pains, respiratory conditions; precautions: patients with severe liver or kidney conditions.
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Leveille Periploca forrestii Schlcchter 6 * Tylophora silvestris Tsiang 4 Aucubaccac Aucuba himalaica J.
Hepatoprotective activity of alcoholic and aqueous extracts of leaves of Tylophora indica (Linn.
They encompass a diverse group of more than 200 structures with restricted occurrence in certain higher plant taxa belonging to species Aristolochia, Argemone, Ceratocapnos, Chelidonium, Corydalis, Cynanchum, Dicentra, Fumaria, Papaver, Pergularia, Platycapnos, Rupicapnos, Sarcocapnos, Sanguinera, and Tylophora (Sato 2013; Nakagawa, et al.
Comparative assessment of genetic variability in Cryptolepis buchananii Tylophora hirsute and Wattakaka volubilis.
alpha]-Amyrin acetate, isolated from Tylophora hirsuta, tested positive for antispasmodic activity on spontaneous rabbits' jejunum preparations with EC50 value of (60 [+ or -] 2) x 10(-5) M.
Herbs that have shown some promise in treating asthma symptoms include butterbur, dried ivy, ginkgo extract, Tylophora indica, French maritime pine bark extract (Pycnogenol), and Indian frankincense (Boswellia serrata).
An efficient micropropagation system for Tylophora indica: an endangered, medicinally important plant.
Tylophora indica (asthmatica): this herb, traditionally used in the management of bronchial asthma and respiratory problems, may act by directly stimulating the adrenal cortex.
Herbal medications, such as Ginkgo biloba, appear to improve lung function, while herbs such as Tylophora indica and Tsumura saiboku-to may decrease asthma symptoms (SOR: B, based on systematic review of RCTs with poor methodology).
Rapid mass propagation of Tylophora indica Merrill via leaf callus culture.