Hemidesmus indicus


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Hemidesmus indicus

(hem?e-dez'mus in'dik-us)
An herb widely used in Ayurvedic and alternative medicine as an antioxidant and as a protector of kidney function. Synonym: Indian sarsaparilla
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It has been demonstrated that many phenolic compounds have an antivenom action such ar-turmerone extracted from Curcuma longa roots, the compound have been shown to neutralize the hemorrhagic and lethal effect induced by some venoms (Dob and Benabdelkader, 2006), tannic acid has an hemorrhagic neutralization effect (Maugini, 1930), 2-hydroxy-4-methoxy benzoic acid isolated from the methanolic root extract of Hemidesmus indicus neutralyzed inflammation (Ipshita and Chakravarty, 2006).
Hemidesmus indicus protects against ethanol-induced liver toxicity.
Hemidesmus indicus was used by the Kaviraj, among other diseases, for treatment of pain from stones.
beta]-amyrin palmitate from Hemidesmus indicus for diabetes
Hydro-alcoholic fraction of Hemidesmus indicus root has been shown to give analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory effect in experimental animals, which included testing for analgesic activity through the acetic acid-induced writhing response (Farook et al.
Studies of essential oils obtained from the plants, Cymbopogan citratus (6), Hemidesmus indicus (7), Zanthoxylum armatum (3), and many other plants (2, 4) have demonstrated promising larvicidal activities against mosquito vectors.
Hemidesmus indicus is a useful treatment for autoimmune disease for:
Similarly best shoot multiplication in BA combination with an auxin has been demonstrated in medicinal plants of Asclepiadaceae, namely Gymnema sylvestre [12] and Hemidesmus indicus [13] and also a synergistic effect of a range of growth regulators in combination with BA on promotion of shoot multiplication is well documented for medicinal plant species.
The present study was undertaken to investigate the effect of the sterols and fatty acids present in the chloroform fraction of crude methanol extract of Hemidesmus indicus root (CHI) on Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium (S.
Protective effect of Hemidesmus indicus against rifampicin and isoniazid induced hepatotoxicity in rats.
Regarding the study investigating Hemidesmus indicus in diabetic rats, which of the following statements is incorrect: