Hemidesmus indicus, Indian sarsaparilla is a species of plant that is found in South Asia. 1 Morphology; 2 Traditional uses; 3 Chemical constituents; 4 References Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants Naruneendi Nannari; ^ Kottakkal, [ edited by]. Hemidesmus indicus Medicinal Rating, *. Habit, Climber. Height, m. Cultivation Status, Cultivated, Wild. Cultivation Details. Not known. Edible Uses. Sariva is known as Indian Sarsaparilla – Hemidesmus indicus. In Ayurveda system of Medicinal uses of Hemidesmus indicus – Kushtahara.

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Determination of 2-hydroxymethoxybenzaldehyde in roots of Decalepis hamiltonii Wight and Arn. Different archaeological evidences indicate use of medicinal plants indicuus five thousand years ago.

Some unique ethnomedicinal meficinal of plants used by the Korku tribe of Amravati district of Maharashtra, India. In vitro propagation of Hemidesmus indicus. Antioxidant and antihepatotoxic activities of Hemidesmus indicus R.


Indian Journal of Experimental Biology Enhancement in the absorption of water and electrolytes from rat intestine by Hemidesmus indicus R. Fascicles of Flora of India.

Hemidesmus indicusIndian sarsaparilla Tamil: Modulation indicu biochemical parameters by Hemidesmus indicus in cumene hydroperoxide-induced murine skin: Chemical structures of major compounds present in Hemidesmus indicus L. It should be distinguished from American Sarsaparilla Smilax aristolochiifolia Mill. Protective effect of Hemidesmus indicus against Rifampicin meedicinal Isoniazid-induced hepatotoxicity in rats. Journal of Plant Sciences.

Biodiversity Documentation for Kerala. Some plant species screened for energy, hydrocarbons and phytochemicals. Flowering Plants of Kerala, A Handbook.

Enhancement in the absorption of water and electrolytes from rat intestine by water extract of roots of H.

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The root extract has potent antiinflamatory, antipyretic and antioxidant properties Dutta et al. Nodal explants from shoot cuttings of H. It is also called the false sarsaparilla.

The alcoholic extract of Hemidesmus indicusR. Synonym s Periploca indica L. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

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Leaves of the basal parts of the shoots are linear to lanceolate. Journal of Plant Sciences Volume 3 2: It is a slender, laticiferous, semi-erect endangered shrub; specifically known for its immense medicinal values. Jagtap and Singh, Improvement in clonal propagation of H. It was found that H. Journal of Ethnopharmacology Ineicus important medicinal plants of the Western Ghats, India-A profile.

In traditional systems of medicine, the drugs are primarily dispensed as water or ethanolic extract.

Hemidesmus indicus

Standardisation of vegetative propagation techniques in some of the medicinal plants grown in Kerala. In southern states of India particularly Tamil Nadusarsaparilla roots are called Maahali or Mahani Kizhangu and in its pickled form is also served along with rice dishes. Glimpses of Indian Ethnopharmacology, India pp: