In a simple to exploit dictionary form of A–Z presentation, this quantity lists the taxonomy and medicinal utilization of Indian vegetation. additionally given are either conventional Indian and foreign synonyms besides information of the habitats of the vegetation. This booklet, illustrated via over 2 hundred full-color figures, is geared toward bringing out an up-to-date Acute research Dictionary of plant resources of Indian medication. The textual content relies on genuine treatises that are the result of medical screening and demanding assessment through eminent students. The Dictionary is gifted in a trouble-free structure, as a compact, convenient, effortless to exploit and one-volume reference work.
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Crotalaria juncea Linn. Siddha/Tamil Kumgumappoo (dried stigma). Stigma and style—nervine tonic, sedative, antispasmodic expectorant (in dry cough, whooping cough, bronchitis), stomachic, diaphoretic, emmenagogue. motion The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India indicated using the stigma and elegance in migraine, persistent sinusitis, and in urinary obstruction, inﬂammation of the urinary tract. The saﬀron is utilized in chinese language drugs for melancholia, melancholy, surprise and menstrual problems. Saﬀron includes a unstable oil composed of terpenes, terpene alcohols and esters. The herb additionally includes crocin, picrocrocin, crocetin, carotenoids and riboﬂavin and thiamine. initial facts means that crocetin may perhaps greater atherosclerosis via expanding plasma oxygen diffusion and lowering ldl cholesterol and triglyceride degrees. furthermore, crocetin binds to albumin, probably expanding oxygen diﬀusion and enhancing atherosclerosis. (Natural drugs complete Database, . ) The stigma confirmed extraordinary inhibitory eﬀect on blood coagulation a result of presence of platelet aggregation inhibitor containing adenosine. It sped up in vitro ﬁbrinolytic job of urokinase and plasmin. Small quantities of Saﬀron stimulate gastric secretion; higher quantities stimulate uterine gentle muscle and show emmenagogue and abortifacient eﬀects. Saﬀron extract confirmed cytotoxic and antimutagenic task and antitu- mour job opposed to ascites tumours in mice. Chemical research indicated that the evidently taking place crocin could be the energetic precept answerable for the saw anticancer job. A xanthone, carotenoid glycosidic conjugate, mangi-crocin, remoted from saﬀron, confirmed signiﬁcant adaptogenic job. A traditional antioxidant, remoted from saﬀron stem callus, confirmed greater antioxidant job than diet E. Saﬀron bulbs are poisonous, stigmas in overdoses narcotic. The dose of stigma and types at . – . g is poisonous. (Recommended dose : . –. g in keeping with day). Dried kind and stigma— – mg (API Vol. IV. ) Dosage Crotalaria juncea Linn. Papilionaceae; Fabaceae. relatives through the plains of India, in particular in South India. Habitat solar Hemp. English Shana, Shanapushpi, Malyapushpa. Ayurvedic Unani Sunn. Siddha/Tamil Sanal, Manji, Sannappu. people Jhanjhaniaa. Leaf—demulcent, purgative, emetic, emmenagogue, abortifacient, ant-implantation. Given in diarrhoea, dysentery and bleeding issues. Seeds—used in psoriasis and impetigo. motion 179 C 180 C Crotalaria verrucosa Linn. Seeds—hepatotoxic. Seed oil gave fatty acids—linoleic, linolenic and oleic. Pyrrolizidine alkaloids—junceine, tricodesmine, riddelline, seneciphylline and senecionine have been additionally got. Naagadanti. (Danti is equated with Baliospermum montanum Muell. , Dravanti with Jatropha curcas Linn. and Croton tiglium Linn. ) Ayurvedic motion Seed—– g powder. (API Dosage Vol. III. ) Croton tiglium Linn. relatives Crotalaria verrucosa Linn. Papilionaceae; Fabaceae. relatives Tropical areas of India from Himalayas to Sri Lanka.