Argyreia speciosa Sweet (Family — Convolvulaceae) is an important ‘rasayana’ herb used extensively as an adaptogen in the Ayurvedic system of medicine. Vridhadaru has been extensively used to control inflammation of varied nature. Click to more about the various Elephant Creeper benefits & Uses!. The present work on the aerial parts of Argyreia speciosa Sweet ( Convolvulaceae) has led to the isolation of a new lipid ester (1) and four.

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Aphordisiac property of the elephant creeper Argyreia nervosa. Impact of fluid accumulation on classification of acute kidney injury and associated outcomes.

Several phyto-chemical studies have reported but still it needs to be progressed. Numbers of plants are claiming various medicinal uses and many researches are going on in this view.

Evaluation of plants for antiviral activity. Obesity-induced adipokine imbalance impairs mouse pulmonary vascular endothelial function and primes the lung for injury. Experimental assessment of relative efficacy of drugs of herbal origin on sexual performance and hormone levels in alcohol exposed and normal rats.

Jeyaraman R, Patki PS. The texture is hard and not easily breakable. Clinical evaluation of efficacy and safety of a herbal formulation in benign prostatic hyperplasia: Views Read Edit View history.

Journal of Advanced Pharmaceutical Research. Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources: Its properties were first brought to attention in the s. Indian J Pharm Sci. Leaf The lower argjreia of the leaf is entirely covered with hair, which gives the leaf a silvery soft wooly appearance. Footnotes Source of Support: The seeds are more or less triangular, 0.


Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. There are broad patches of phloem parenchyma. The alcoholic extract of A. Articles needing argyteia references from April All articles needing additional specciosa Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms.

Occurrence and distribution[ 3 ] It is woody climber found throughout India, up to an altitude of m. It is reported to contain flavonoids, sterol glycoside, flavonoids and essential oil. When cut transversely they show a thin periderm and cambium, appearing as a dark line almost midway between the centre and the outer circumference separating the outer phloem from the inner central wood. Two argyreja and morphological types of trichomes occur, the short glandular nine-celled peltate and the long aglandular and two-celled.

Presence of branched fatty acids argyria acid and methylstearic acid was also reported. Stem The stem is white and tomentose in young stages. In addition, the extract prevented the HCl-mediated oxidative stress in lungs as reflected by the normalization of levels of reactive oxygen species, malondialdehyde, redox status, and catalase activity.

A few latex canals are sometimes present in this zone as well. Unveiling the Secret of the Mysteries. A transversely cut surface of such root shows colorless tertiary phloem and a pink-colored crescent-shaped tertiary xylem [ Figure 1 ].

The other constituents isolated were caffeic acid and ethyl caffeate. Wang H, Joseph JA. Sweet is a popular Indian medicinal plant, which has long been used in traditional Ayurvedic Indian medicine for various diseases.


The endodermis and pericycle are not made out even in a very young petiole. The wood fibers are long and tapering with pointed specosa. Its seeds are known for their powerful entheogenic value, greater or similar to its varieties from Convolvulaceae family, with the users reporting significant psychedelic and spiritual experiences [4] [5]. Investigations into the immunomodulatory activity of Argyreia speciosa.

Psychotropic activity arrgyreia Argyreia speciosa roots in experimental animals. National Institute of Science communication and information resources; Sweet, Argyreia nervosa Burm. You can edit your question or post anyway.

The seed extract was also devoid of the effects on respiration, preganglionically stimulated nictitating membrane and central nervous system in experimental animals.

Effect of an indigenous drug Speman on human accessory reproductive function. The rest of the specioda is occupied by parenchyma.

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Argyreia speciosa (Linn. f.) sweet: A comprehensive review

Phytochemistry, pharmacognosy and pharmacological studies. Int J Gen Med ;4: Role of glutathione in immunity and inflammation in the lung. They also have bordered pits on the walls and there are no end-wall openings.

The structure depicted by Singh as the pore of the latex canal are in fact the peltate glandular trichomes. Galani, Department of Pharmacology, A. One such plant, Argyreia speciosa L.