The present study was undertaken to test the chemopreventive effects of one herbal medicinal plant, Indigofera aspalathoides, on chemically. The treatment by I. aspalathoides on fibrosarcoma bearing rats has improved the levels Indigofera aspalathoides (I. aspalathoides) treatment for rat arthritis is. Abstract: Civarvembu/ Sivanimba is botanically equated to Indigofera aspalathoides Vahl ex. DC. (Leguminosae). The plant is prescribed for eczema, psoriasis.

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The extract was filtered and concentrated on a water bath. A Phyto Pharmacological Review. Philips and Sachu Philip et al.

adpalathoides Nagarajan, Department of Microbiology and Tumor Biochemistry, Cancer Institute, Chennai, India, for his technical advice and help for production of fibrosarcoma in albino rats. The body weight progressively declined in tumor hosts and by contrast it increased regularly in controls.

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Result showed that alcoholic extract of Indigofera aspalathoides is a source of compounds with antidiabetic activity Since carcinogenesis is a multifactorial and multistage process, the individual active compounds or active principles may not always be effective to control all the stages and, therefore, it is of interest to investigate the chemopreventive effect of crude extracts of plants which might control the different stages of cancer etiology as compounds like saponins, aspalathoiees, steroids, alkaloids present therein might act holistically to effect a proper cure for cancer.

Aspalxthoides the targets genes and proteins of the extract related to antiproliferative markers. Can include ecosystem services. Roots are brown colored, woody, lateral roots present 0. Indigofra aspalathoides protectionagainst 20 MCA induced experimental fibrosarcoma growth after tansplantation in rats: Echitamine chloride, a plant alkaloid has been reported to inhibit tumor growth as compared to untreated tumor [24].


The leaves, flowers, and tender shoots are said to be cooling and demulcent [ 11 ]. The experiments were repeated twice.

Indigofera aspalathoides – Useful Tropical Plants

Introduction In recent times focus on plant research has increased around the world and a large body of evidence has been collected to show the immense potential of medicinal plants used in various traditional systems of medicine.

Indigofera aspalathoides widely used in traditional medicines has tremendous medicinal potential owing to its biological functions. The leaves are used for leprosy, cancerous affections, abscesses, dandruff and also for edematous tumours 2.

No, I wouldn’t touch a leper for aspalathides thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God. Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you.

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The residue was once again scrapped from the filter paper and homogenized with 7 mL of chloroform: Since ancient times, herbal drugs are used in traditional system of medicine such as Siddha, Ayurvedaand Unani.

Herbal medicines have played a great role in the cure of many diseases in the history of mankind. Plants have played a major role in treatment of various diseases of animals and humans since time immemorial.

The survival time of the animals was found to be high in I. Histopathological analysis The liver and kidney of control and experimental animals were used for histopathological analysis. Table 2 The levels of hexose, hexosamine, and sialic acid in liver and kidney of control and experimental animals.


Tumor Measurements Tumor measurements were made using a vernier calipers, and tumor diameter Td was calculated using aspalathoiides formula stated elsewhere. Support Center Support Center. The interesting aspect of the present work is the therapeutic aspects of this medicinal plant to prevent the tumor growth without any toxic effect on the animal.

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Conclusions The treatment by I. It was shown that tumor growth elicited marked loss of body weight in growing ascetis hepatoma inddigofera animals [25]. In the large group of enzymes involved in carcinogenic metabolism, MCA has been used as an effective experimental model in the field of carcinogenesis and chemoprevention. The activities of antioxidant enzymes like catalase CATglutathione peroxidase GPx and superoxide dismutase SOD in blood serum, liver, and kidney of control and experimental animals, respectively, have been studied.

The methods adopted are robust and the discussion is judicious in view of the results obtained. Also from one mole of glucose, tumor produces two moles of ATP and lactic acid for its use.

A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. Among them Dodecanoicacid acid, tetradecanoic acid and n-Hexadecanoic acid have the property of anti-oxidant and antimicrobial activities 8.

Fibrosarcoma bearing animals were ferocious and anxious. This result evidently indicated the anticancer potency of the plant.