Download Citation on ResearchGate | Leucas aspera – Medicinal plant: A review | Leucas effects; hence, this drug encourage finding its new therapeutic uses. 22 Jan PDF | The current study presents the biological nature and phytochemistry of Leucas aspera (Lamiaceae) based on the available reports. 18 Dec Leucas Aspera (Kaurkansoli, Tag and Chota Halkusa) is a herb, which is uses. It can be used as an insecticidal, anti inflammatory, antipyretic, antiseptic for medicinal value to a great extent and is available abundantly.

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Leucas aspera – Wikipedia

Antinociceptive, antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of Leucas aspera root The ethanolic extract was subjected to acetic acid induced writhing inhibition, 1,1-diphenylpicryl hydrazyl DPPH free radical scavenging assay and brine shrimp lethality bioassay for screening of antinociceptive, antioxidant and cytotoxic activity, respectively. Leucas aspera Scientific classification Kingdom: Chem Pharm Bull Tokyo ; Drawing of the flowering plant Photograph by: A triterpenoid lactone from Leucas aspera.

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A novel phenolic compound from Leucas aspera Spreng. Trease and Evans Pharmacognosy. Examination of the component fatty acids of the oil from the seeds of Leucas aspera. Tracheobionta, Vascular plant Super division: Indian J Animal Health.

The flower is reported to contain 10 compounds; among them amyl propionate Studies on Leucas aspera. Journal List Pharmacogn Rev v. Kamat M, Singh TP. Quality Standards of Indian Medicinal Plants; pp.

Medicinally, it has been proven to possess various pharmacological activities like antifungal, antioxidant, antimicrobial, antinociceptive axpera cytotoxic activity. In vitro trials of plant extracts and chemicals for their antifungal activity. Leucas aspera is typically found in dry, open, sandy soil and is abundant in areas with waste. Further, studies reveal the presence of various phytochemical constituents mainly triterpenoids, oleanolic acid, ursolic acid and b-sitosterol, nicotine, sterols, glucoside, diterpenes, phenolic compounds 4- hydroxyoxon-propyltetracosanyl -phenol.

Flowers are valued as stimulant, expectorant, aperient, diaphoretic, insecticide and emmenagogue. Please review the contents of the section and add leucaw appropriate references if you can.

The methanol extract of L. The unsaponifiable fraction contained 3-sitosterol and ceryl alcohol. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. Isolation of compound-A, 3-sitosterol and et-sitosterol from the aerial parts.


Leucas aspera

Indian Medicinal Plants; pp. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Much of it has been made available to download from the Internet. Uess NA, Ghosh D. It shows a narrow cortex and a ring of vascular tissue encircling the wide stele. Leucas aspera is used commonly as an insecticide.

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Good descriptions of the plants with terse notes on their uses. Prostaglandin inhibitory and antioxidant activities Leucas aspera was tested for its prostaglandin PG inhibitory leufas antioxidant activities. Phlomis dimidiata Roth Phlomis esculenta Roxb.

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