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by; G. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. Narasimhan, Centre for Floristic Research, Department of Botany, Madras Christian College, Tambaram. (0 ratings). Common Name: Spiderwort. Leucas cephalotes. Drawing of the plant. Photograph by: Kirtikar, K.R., Basu, B.D., Indian medicinal plants, Plates, vol. 4: t. Objective: Keeping this background in mind this study was carried out on the leaf of Leucas cephalotes, basically a folklore drug also used in Unani Medicine.

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However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Angiosperm diversity in Doaba region of Punjab, India Desc: The Earth 1 1: Anti bacterial activity of Leucas aspera leaf extract against Micrococcus pyogenes and Escheria coli have also been reported Rastogi and Mehrotra Document specific search options Title.

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It is also steeped in water which is then used for cephqlotes and for washing livestock. Nutlets narrow oblong, bluntly trigonous, c. This species is L. The aim of the present study is to investigate the antidiabetic, antihyperlipaemic and antioxidant activities of Leucas cephalotes for its purported use in diabetes. User Group specific search options Title.


Books on Indian Flora. All the three doses of extract decreased plasma glucose and lipid profiles and, improved the antioxidant status of both types of diabetic rats. Medicinal weeds in Kodomillet fields: Common species found in India are L.

It is cultivated itself for its medicinal uses and is readily available in markets. It has many common names, including gumadronpushpi or drona puspiand tou xu bai rong cao.

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Thank you Sir for sharing, it does look like the group images leucsa Leucas cephalotes Roth Spreng. Phlomis cephalotes Roth, Nov. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives.

The leaves are ovate to lanceolate in shape. Oudhi; Oudhia and Tripath, ; Oudhia et al. Medicinal weeds of Kharif crops in the plains of Chhattisgarh. Verticillasters on branches, globose, Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D.

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Leucas cephalotes

Calyx mm, tubular, slightly curved, clearly nerved, with a slightly oblique mouth, distinctly hairy at throat, with eglandular and sometimes also with very short glandular hairs; teeth 10, subequal, shortly triangular, mucronulate, c. FoC – leucss hispid many flowered globose verticillaster hispid linear bracts as long as calyx oblique calyx mouth, calyx hispid outside, teeth straight-triangular-spinescent apex This species is not Leucas aspera Willd.

Laminaceae is an ayurvedic traditional medicinal plant used in India, Nepal and Pakistan to treat several ailments including cepbalotes. After photographing this plant from fields outside Jim corbett and identifying it as Leucas cephalotes Roth Spreng.


Phlomis cephalotes Roth Annual. A source of an additional income for Chhattisgarh farmers.

Leucas cephalotes in Flora of Pakistan @

Stewart notes it as a “common hot weather field weed”. Please check the link http: In many parts of India, people plant this weed in front of their homes to repel snakes and other venomous animals. Dronpushpi is valuable homoeopathic drug and as such is used for the treatment of chronic malaria and cephallotes Ghosh In tribal regions of India, Dronpushpi is a valuable drug for snake bite. Pakistan Family List Labiatae Leucas.

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Leaves narrow oblong-elliptic, cuneate, subentire to slightly crenate, up to 8 x 2 cm, with long and short eglandular hairs denser below; petiole on lower leaves sub-absent to c. Treatments in Other Floras www. Remember me Forgot password? It is collected for use as a leafy vegetable in rural areas.

Beta sitosterol have been isolated from the plant of Leucas cephalotes. Leucas cephalotes Roth Leucaas.