General Information. East Indian screwtree is a shrub or small tree that can reach a height of up to 8 metres, but is more likely to be 4 metres or less in height[. Common name: East-Indian screw tree, Nut-leaved screw tree • Hindi: मरोड़ फली Maror phali • Marathi: मुरुड शेंग Murud sheng. PDF | Objective: Helicteres isora L. is erect woody branched shrub of family Sterculaceae, commonly called Murud sheng. Pharmacognostic study includes.

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Rich source of antioxidantscarbohydrateproteinsfiber, calciumphosphorus and iron. Send Link Please send this link to: Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Among the species of opisthobranchs reported from India, 92 are from Lakshadweep.

This is further supported by planned research works carried out by different research workers of isoea antioxidant, hypolipidaemic, cardio protective, anti peroxidative, antibacterial, anti cancer, anti nociceptive, hepatoprotective etc. V,Helicteres isora L. However the classification and placement of some genera under these 4 traditional families is not universally accepted.

Plant profile, phytochemistry and pharmacology of Avartani (Helicteres isora Linn.): A review

This is a review article pertaining to well known medicinal plant – H. The cytotoxic activity of the drug is due to the presence of alkaloids and flavonoids.


Also occurs in Asia and Malesia. A mature flower; F: A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. The red flowers are pollinated mainly by birds of the sunbird family. Helicteres Isora for Abdominal Diseases. Apply it on damaged or infected Skin. East Indian Screw Tree.

The pods are fried and given to children to kill intestinal worms [22]. Indian J Med Res.

Other vernacular names of H. Chaukambha Bharati Academy; A dictionary of the economic products of India. Leaf blade broadly obovatebase cordatemargin irregularly crenate with about teeth on each side, venation palmate with veins radiating from the base.

Rosmarinic acid Saponins Sitosterol Sugar. To get email Alert]. The treatment with H. SweetBitter, Astringent. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. Sasidharan,Flora of Karnataka, Sharma Helictres. The flowers are solitary or in sparse clusters with red reflexed petals, become pale-blue when old.

Helicteres Isora Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

Open in a separate window. Best use for Diarrhea. Pedicels about mm long. Publications and Information Directorate; The investigation revealed the antioxidant and anticancer activity of H. The structures of these compounds, including the absolute stereochemistry of 4were elucidated by spectroscopic analysis and chemical means.

Factsheet – Helicteres isora

Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Retrieved from ” https: The issora are used in diarrhoea as well as constipation of new born baby [4]. The definition of Helicteres is a large genus of tropical trees and shrubs family Sterculiaceae with axillary flowers and fruits consisting of five twisted carpels.


National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Stipules linearabout 4 mm long, clothed in stellate hairs. Int J Pharm Technol. An illustrated account with diagnostic details of the reared and collected species of insect parasi They presented significant increases in the diabetic rats treated with hemagglutination inhibition HI.

Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. User specific search options User. Notes Comments Background This is a review article pertaining to well known medicinal plant – H.

Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Journal of Natural Products, 48 3 Found in deciduous forests from m.

Our further plan is to isolate and evaluate these active principles and elucidate exact mechanism of action. Views Read Edit View history. Hepatoprotective activity of Helicteres isora Linn. Leaves Ramesh et al.