Hygrophila spinosa T. Anderson, commonly known as Gokulakanta (Hygrophila) is a well known medicinal plant found in all over India. Hygrophila spinosa T. Anders (Acanthaceae) is described in Ayurvedic literature as Ikshura, Ikshugandha and Kokilasha “having eyes like Kokila or Indian. Hygrophila spinosa on [family ACANTHACEAE ] Verified by Not on sheet, Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine [family ACANTHACEAE ] (stored .

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Hepatoprotective effect of Hygrophila spinosa and Cassia occidentalis on carbon tetrachloride induced liver damage in experimental rats. Chemical investigation on the seeds of Hygrophila spinisa T. The compounds identified in H.

Isolation and bioactivity evaluation of two metabolites from the methanolic extract of Oroxylum indicum stem bark. The seeds are used as ingredients in various aphrodisiacs and tonic confections, and in the treatment of blood disorders, biliousness, gonorrhea, spermatorrhea, and fever.

Open in a separate window. Haematopoetic activity of Asteracantha longifolia on cyclophosphamide induced bone marrow depression.

UN Dhur and Sons Pvt. Potential in treating liver diseases of the aerial parts, roots and whole plant was studied by various models viz. Extractability and nutritional value of leaf protein from tropical aquatic plants.


Anti-inflammatory and antipyretic activities of Hygrophila spinosa T. Received Jan 27; Revised Mar Cultivation and Utilization of Medicinal Plants.

The animals were divided into different groups: Vyawahare1 and V. Systematic evaluation of natural phenolic antioxidants from Indian medicinal plants. Regarding the plant, the studies indicate that this has an important antioxidant activity due to the presence of water-soluble compounds with potent free radical-scavenging effects, such as flavonoids, terpenoids, alkaloids, steroids, tannins that may be associated with the lower incidence and lower mortality rates of degenerative diseases in human.

Kshirsagar AD, Ashok P. Studies on amino acid composition of the seeds of the plants A. Anthelmintic and antibacterial activities of Hygrophila spinosa T Ander. Indian J Nat Prod. Analgesic activity of H.

Hygrophila auriculata – Useful Tropical Plants

The plant contains terpenoids, alkaloids, flavonoids, and is traditionally known as an aphrodisiac, renal tonic, and for its health-promoting properties. An overview of measures to maximise the medicinal potentials of indigenous plants. Chemical examination of Asteracantha longifolia. Abstract Hygrophila spinosa T Ander, belonging to the family Acanthaceae, is a promising medicinal plant with great economic potential. None, Conflict of Interest: A stout herb; stems fasciculate, subquadrangular, erect, 0.


The oil extracted from the whole plant is antibacterial. Many epinosa studies have been conducted on H. Shanmugasundaram P, Venkataraman S.

Antimotility The petroleum ether, chloroform, alcohol, hygrkphila aqueous leaf extracts of H.

Against galactosamine induced liver dysfunction in rats. Hepatoprotective and antioxidant effects of Hygrophila spinosa K.

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Volume 6 Issue 1 Jan Screening of medicinal plants of Rwanda Central Africa for antimicrobial activity. Medicinal plants used to cure various ailments in the rural areas of Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu.

Schum Heine Acanthaceae stem extract. Anthelminthic activity Petroleum ether, chloroform, alcohol, and aqueous extracts of leaves of H.

Hygrophila spinosa: A comprehensive review

Nees Barleria auriculata Schumach. Pharmacognostic studies on root of Hygrophila auriculata Heine. J Pharmacol Exp Ther.