PDF | Holarrhena antidysenterica Wall. is an important plant employed in various indigenous systems of medicine against several diseases, and almost every. Holarrhena Antidysenterica is a very significant herbal drug in Unani system of medicine and Ayurvedic system of medicine. This meticulous. Holarrhena antidysenterica. PlantID, Botanical Name, Holarrhena antidysenterica. Common Name, Kurchi. Classification.

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The antidiarrheal activity of HA root bark decoction was studied on three strains of Escherichia colii. Baruah P, Sarma GC.

Glimpses of Indian Ethnobotany. Paste is prepared from the bark. Comparative pharmacognostical, physicochemical and antibacterial studies on seeds of Holarrhena Antidysenterica wall and Wrightia Tinctoria R. All pharmacological and toxicological aspects of this plant are discussed in this review. The extracts significantly reduced parasitemia in Plasmodium berghei -infected mice as compared to chloroquine with ED 50 value at HA is categorized as a deciduous, laticiferous shrub or a small tree, which attains a height up to 13 m and a girth of 1.

Inhibitory effect of hydro-methanolic extract of seed of Holarrhena antidysenterica on alpha-glucosidase activity and postprandial blood glucose level in normoglycemic rat.

Int J Pharma Res Rev. The bark is used externally in case of skin troubles. Pallavi Shrirang JamadagniSharad D. Srivastava N, Saxena V. Open in a separate window. HA inhibits the stable toxin production and antidysenetrica its intestinal secretions, which leads hllarrhena a decrease in the virulence of enterotoxigenic ETEC strains.


The bark is mostly mixed with cow urine and apply it in affected parts. Chromatographic fractionation was carried out and five steroidal alkaloids were identified, namely, antidyzenterica, iso-conessine, connesimin, corarchimin, and conimin.

Hegde K, Jaisal KK. Int J Trop Insect Sci. J Econ Taxon Bot. Apocynaceae Oleander family Synonyms: It is classically known for curing Pravahika amebiasisAtisara diarrheaJwaratisara secondary diarrheaAsra blood or blood-related disordersKustha skin disorderand Trsna thirst.

Iran J Pharm Ther. Development of quality standards of Holarrhena antidysenterica Linn.

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Various reviews have been published on different medicinal uses of this plant hence this review will emphasize antidysehterica on anti-diabetic properties of this plant. Uses of Holarrhena antidysenterica Wall. A review on phytochemical, pharmacological, and pharmacognostical profile of Wrightia tinctoria: It is abundant in India, especially in the Himalayan ranges.

Kumar S, Yadav A. Indian J Pharm Sci.

Efficacy of aqueous extract of seed of Holarrhena antidysenterica for the management of diabetes in experimental model rat: Its antidiabetic property was attributed to quercetin, which is used as a marker compound for HA. Toxicity study of Holarrhena antidysenterica Wall. Jamadagni1 Shridhar ChouguleSudesh N. Anti-malarial property of steroidal alkaloid conessine isolated from the bark of Holarrhena antidysenterica.

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The symptoms were sensation of heat in abdomen and head, nausea, flatulence, constipation, agitation, nervousness and insomnia, vertigo, syncope, weakness and emptiness, xerostomia, and lightness of body. It is exported in the form seed powder, bark powder, kutaja kwatha, Kutaja Prapati Vati and as herbal dietary supplement.


The in vitro antiplasmodial activity of HA whole plant extracts chloroform and petroleum ether using parasite lactate dehydrogenase LDH assay was studied. Antibacterial activity of Kutaj Holarrhena antidysenterica Linn. Your comments The flower labeled Indrajao is Journal List Pharmacogn Rev v.

Thus, it can be concluded that HA gives protection against multiple stages of diarrhea. The ethanolic extract was found beneficial against lung, colon, liver, oral, ovarian, cervical, and neural cancer cell lines. Indian J Biochem Biophys.

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Effect of the standardized extract of Holarrhena antidysenterica seeds against Streptozotocin-induced diabetes in rats. HA has got traditional and folklore values in India. A clinical study of Kutaja Holarrhena antidysentrica wall on Shonitarsha. Singh reported the clinical efficacy of HA stem bark extract in forty patients of clinical amebiasis and giardiasis.

Corolla puberulous outside; tube 8—13 mm long, slightly inflated near the base over the stamens,[ 7 ] mouth not closed with ring of hair; throat hair inside; lobes about equaling the tube, oblong, rounded at the apex, and more or less pubescent. Leaf stalks are very antidsenterica. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.