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).
protects against ethanol-induced liver toxicity.
was used by the Kaviraj, among other diseases, for treatment of pain from stones.
beta]-amyrin palmitate from Hemidesmus indicus
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.
is a useful treatment for autoimmune disease for:
2004), Hemidesmus indicus
(Anoop and Jegadeesan, 2003), Asparagus racemosus (Sairam et al.
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.
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: