PDF | Holarrhena antidysenterica Wall. is an important plant employed in various indigenous systems of medicine against several diseases, and almost every. Holarrhena Antidysenterica is a very significant herbal drug in Unani system of medicine and Ayurvedic system of medicine. This meticulous. Holarrhena antidysenterica. PlantID, Botanical Name, Holarrhena antidysenterica. Common Name, Kurchi. Classification.

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HA seed ethanolic extract prevents streptozotocin-induced BW loss and hyperglycemia when administered for 28 consecutive days.

Tell a friend about this flower! Gaidhani2 and S. It is a medicinal plant in Ayurveda.

The bark is mostly mixed with cow antidysentrrica and apply it in affected parts. Inhibitory effect of hydro-methanolic extract of seed of Holarrhena antidysenterica on alpha-glucosidase activity and postprandial blood glucose level in normoglycemic rat. Singh antidysenterifa the clinical efficacy of HA stem bark extract in forty patients of clinical amebiasis and giardiasis.

The bitter value of HA seeds is [ Figure 1 ]. Indrajao is a deciduous shrub or a small tree, growing up to 3 ms high. Dried bark powder is given orally to cure stomachache 87 ; seeds are ground into a powder, a dose of g of the powder is given with water as an antidote and hplarrhena paste of the seeds is also applied locally to relieve pain and swelling on poisonous bites Its antidiabetic property was attributed to quercetin, which is used as a marker compound for HA.

Short stem has pale bark and several branches.

Your comments The flower labeled Indrajao is Efficacy of aqueous extract of seed of Holarrhena antidysenterica for the management of diabetes in experimental model rat: Antidysenteirca correlative study with antihyperlipidemic activity. Antidiabetic, Holarrhena antidyscentricahllarrhena. The pharmacognostic characteristics of both can be used to enable the identification of this herbal drug.


Many researchers who reported antidiabetic properties of HA have also reported its antihyperlipidemic activity. It is exported in the form seed powder, bark powder, kutaja kwatha, Kutaja Prapati Vati and as antidysenterkca dietary supplement.

In vitro antioxidant activity of Holarrhena antidysenterica Wall. Leaf stalks are very short. Application of this herb is useful in Holarfhena. PawarShrirang B. J Econ Taxon Bot. The in vitro antioxidant activity of HA leaves methanolic extract using hydroxyl radical, superoxide anion scavenging, and reducing power assays was studied, and it was found to contain high radical scavenging activity and phenolic contents. This is then taken orally till the ailment cures- Hariom Kumar, East Champaran, Bihar Bodyache Bark is ground in water; some quantity is taken orally and the rest is applied on the body- Devaram, Sirohi, Rajasthan Malaria Equal amount of leaves of kurchi and Cyperus rotundus L.

Plant Description

Its uses are mentioned in the classical Ayurvedic literature and by many folklore claims. In Ayurveda, this plant is used in classical formulations, namely, Kutajarishta, Kutajavleha and Kutajghan vati, Mahamanjishtadi Kashayam, Stanyashodhana Kashaya, and Patoladi Choornam. Indian J Biochem Biophys.

Thus, it can be concluded that HA gives protection against multiple stages of diarrhea. Seeds of HA are mainly used as an anti-diabetic remedy. Oppositely arranges, ovate, obtusely acuminate leaves are cm long. Flowers are inodorous and white in color and are in terminal corymbose cyme. The bark is used externally in case of skin troubles. Studies on the medicinal uses of plants by the Boro tribals of Assam Studies on the in vitro and in vivo antiurolithic activity of Holarrhena antidysenterica.


Srivastava N, Saxena V. The extracts significantly reduced parasitemia in Plasmodium berghei -infected mice as compared to chloroquine with ED 50 value at White flowers appear in corymb-like cymes, cm across, at the end of branches.

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It is one of the best holarrgena for Diarrhoea. The symptoms were sensation of heat in abdomen and head, nausea, flatulence, constipation, agitation, nervousness and insomnia, vertigo, syncope, weakness and emptiness, xerostomia, and lightness of body. The in vitro antiplasmodial activity of HA whole plant extracts chloroform and petroleum ether using parasite lactate dehydrogenase LDH assay was studied.

The calyx lobe is 2. Please review our privacy policy. Open in a separate window. One spoonful is taken orally to combat the disease- Chandan Kumar, East Champaran, Bihar Uses described in Literature Dried bark powder is given orally to cure stomachache 87 ; seeds are ground into a powder, a dose of g of the powder is given with water as an antidote and a paste of the seeds is also applied locally to relieve pain and swelling on poisonous bites Toxicity study of Holarrhena antidysenterica Wall.

The ethanolic extract was found beneficial against lung, colon, antidysenteerica, oral, ovarian, cervical, and neural cancer cell lines.

In treatment of urinary troubles, the bark is given with cow milk. Effect of indrajava Holarrhena antidysenterica seeds on in patient uncomplicated severe Hyperglycemia: Srivastava and Saxena studied the in vitro activity of the aqueous extract of HA seeds against E.