General Information. East Indian screwtree is a shrub or small tree that can reach a height of up to 8 metres, but is more likely to be 4 metres or less in height[. Common name: East-Indian screw tree, Nut-leaved screw tree • Hindi: मरोड़ फली Maror phali • Marathi: मुरुड शेंग Murud sheng. PDF | Objective: Helicteres isora L. is erect woody branched shrub of family Sterculaceae, commonly called Murud sheng. Pharmacognostic study includes.

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It is sub-deciduous small tree or shrub of about 1. To get message Alert].

Ayurvedic guna properties and Ayurvedic karma action The Ayurvedic guna properties are given in Table 3. Leaf blade broadly obovatebase cordatemargin irregularly crenate with about teeth on each side, venation palmate with veins radiating from the isoga.

The above observation shows that the aqueous extract of bark of H. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Queries on Helicteres Isora. Several studies have been carried out regarding its use in varios disorders, and they are quoted by the authors in reference at the end of the article which support its rational use in those disorders.

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Stem bark Saraswatiibhai led to the identification of choloplast, pigments, phytosterols, hydroxyl carboxylic acid, orange-yellow colouring matter, saponins, phlobotannis, sugar ang lignins [9]. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Petals variable, two wide and three narrower. East-indian Screw Tree. A detailed and systematic study is required for identification, cataloguing and documentation of plants, which may provide a meaningful way for promoting traditional knowledge of the medicinal herbal plant. Your Query – This is a community service. Some taxonomists put plants of all plants into one single family Malvaceae. We declare that we have no conflict of interest.

The red flowers are pollinated mainly by birds of the sunbird family. helicterew

Received Jan 20; Accepted Mar 2. Retrieved from ” https: Mature pod of Avartani. Crush the pods of Helicteres Isora. Avartani is used as hdlicteres folk medicine to treat snake bite, diarrhoea and constipation of new born baby.

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A preliminary study of phytoconstituents of seeds by Nair and Grampurohit showed the presence of phytosterols, fixed oils and fats, phenolic compounds and tannins and amino acid and carbohydrates [10].

Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. Follicles 5, cm long, spirally twisted, stellate-tomentose, beaked. The parameters studied were serum total bilirubin, total protein, alanine transaminase, aspartate transaminase and alkaline phosphatase activities. Singh KK, Prakash A.


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Flowers axillary, solitary or in few-flowered cymes; bracts mm long, linear, 2 brown glands present in the axil of bracts; pedicel to 6 mm long. Leaves Ramesh et al. The treatment with H. Views Read Edit View history.

Flower In axillary cymes; red, fading to lead helitceres. In Konkan, the fruits are used as a remedy for snake bite. The treatment of bark extract reversed the increased levels of these lipid ratios and normalized soon after [13].

Grows as an understory plant in open eucalypt forest, vine thickets, monsoon forest and the edges of gallery forest. The present study was conducted to analyze tree species diversity in the tropical forests of the Ea Chemical investigations of the stem bark of H. It is a rich source of nutrients and antioxidants of therapeutic importance.: