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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Stars of the month. Used as a culinary herb.

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The aim of the present study is to investigate the antidiabetic, antihyperlipaemic and antioxidant activities of Leucas cephalotes for its purported use in diabetes. Thanks Sir for this upload, I thought this is a common plant, strange to know that this is not represented on the forum.

Minor forest products of India. It is cultivated itself for its medicinal uses and is readily available in markets.

Pakistan Family List Labiatae Leucas. Views Read Leucqs View history. The leaves are ovate to lanceolate in shape.

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Plant species composition on two rock outcrops from the northern Western Ghats, Maharashtra, India Desc: Traditional knowledge about medicinal weeds in Chhattisgarh. Medicinal weeds in Kodomillet fields: Technology Biodiversity in India. Phlomis cephalotes Roth, Nov. Send a request for permission.


Quotation from this document should cite and acknowledge the contributor. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. Verticillasters terminal, globose, many flowered, to 5 cm in diam. Dronpushpi is valuable homoeopathic drug and as such is used for the treatment of chronic malaria and asthama Ghosh Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. For more details, pl. Oxford and IBH Publ.

Verticillasters on branches, globose, A total of species leuca Plant is up to 1 m tall with hispid stems. Copyright Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All the three doses of extract decreased plasma glucose and lipid profiles and, improved the antioxidant status of both types of diabetic rats.

The flowers mixed in honey is used as domestic remedy for cough and colds Caius Leucas cephalotes Roth SprengelSyst.

Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kashmir, Assam, Deccan. Leucas cephalotes Roth Spreng. Bracts numerous, imbricate, narrow, ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, equalling calyces, ciliate on margins.

Leucas cephalotes Roth Spreng. A textual diagnostic description of the species that cephaloyes not necessarily structured. In many parts of India, people plant this weed in front of their homes to repel snakes and other venomous animals.


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Medicinal weeds of Kharif crops in the plains of Chhattisgarh. Threatened Taxa of Telangana State. Labellenic acid Octadeca — 5, 6-dienoic acid has been reported in seed oil. Leucas cephalotes Roth Spreng.

Leucas cephalotes

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User specific search options User. Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Laminaceae is an ayurvedic traditional medicinal plant used in India, Nepal and Pakistan to treat several ailments including diabetes. Next I checked our database and realised that though several uploads have been suggested as L.

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Phlomis cephalotes Roth Annual. It is collected for use as a leafy vegetable in leeucas areas. Document specific search options Title.

Compendium of Indian medicinal plants vol. Leucas cephalotes Scientific classification Kingdom: