Natriuretic and saluretic effects of Hemidesmus indicus
Tennekoon, "Effect of standardized decoction of Nigella sativa seed, Hemidesmus indicus
root and smilax glabra rhizome on the expression of p53 and p21 genes in human hepatoma cells (HepG2) and mouse liver with chemically-induced hepatocarcinogenesis," Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, vol.
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).
Assessment of analgesic, anti-pyretic and anti-inflammatory activity of hydro-alcoholic fraction of Hemidesmus indicus
root in experimental animals.
[beta]-amyrin palmitate from Hemidesmus indicus
(Apocynaceae; Ayurvedic name: Shyam lota), 0.08g Hemidesmus indicus
Larvicidal effect of Hemidesmus indicus
, Gymnema sylvestre, and Eclipta prostrata against Culex quinquifaciatus mosquito larva.
is a useful treatment for autoimmune disease for:
Several Indian medicinal plant species like Allophylus serratus (Dharmani et al., 2005b), Desmodium gangeticum (Dharmani et al., 2005a), Ocimum sanctum (Dharmani et al., 2004), Hemidesmus indicus
(Anoop and Jegadeesan, 2003), Asparagus racemosus (Sairam et al., 2003) etc.
Similarly best shoot multiplication in BA combination with an auxin has been demonstrated in medicinal plants of Asclepiadaceae, namely Gymnema sylvestre  and Hemidesmus indicus
 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.
protects against ethanol-induced liver toxicity.