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An Indian herb (Andrographis paniculata) that is alleged to be of value in treating cardiovascular disease and disorders of the gastrointestinal system. Some studies have suggested it may be useful as an anticarcinogenic agent.
[G. aner, andros, man, + graphis, stylus, pencil]
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These were garlic, Andrographis paniculata (King of bitters); Chilli pepper seeds; lemongrass; Datura stramonium (Thornapple); Bitter kola seeds; tobacco plant; Ocimum gratissimum (Scent leaf); Sansevieria trifasciata (Mother-in-Law tongue); Turnera ulmifolia (Yellow alder); and Vetiveria zizanioides (Poaceae Vetiver).
Background: Andrographis paniculata is extensively used in the Southeast Asia in treating different kinds of diseases.
Adaptive Immune Response-modifying and Antimicrobial Properties of Andrographis paniculate and Andrographolide Dissertation.
Comparative Study of Silver Nanoparticles: Green Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Evaluation of Carica papaya and Andrographis paniculata Leaf Extract.
Antihyperglycaemic and Anti-Oxidant Properties of Andrographis paniculata in Normal and Diabetic Rats.
ParActin: Patented extract of Andrographis paniculata, clinically shown for healthy inflammation response, as well as immune, bone, joint, and muscle support.
Relevant studies published between January 1975 and September 2015 were found via PubMed with relevant search terms for IBD and diet, including specifically curcumin, green tea, vitamin D, folic acid, iron, zinc, probiotics, Andrographis paniculata and Boswellia serrata.
We used Herbalog as a screening tool and identified labdane diterpenoids from Andrographis paniculata as leading candidates of FABP4 inhibitors.
Amongst these is an herbal bitter native to India, Andrographis paniculata, whose benefits are promising for glioblastoma patients.
Effects of solvent properties on the Soxhlet extraction of diterpenoid lactones from Andrographis paniculata leaves.
Comparative antimicrobial activity and TLC-bioautographic analysis of root and aerial parts of Andrographis serphyllifolia.
Andrographis is a wonderful herb to know about for inflammation in general.