Aristolochia bracteolata Lam. Accepted Name . Aristolochia benadiriana var. longilabia Chiov. Synonym Aristolochia bracteata var. basitruncata Hauman. Aristolochia bracteolata Lam. P. Bharathajothi1 and C. T. Bhaaskaran2. 1. Dept. of Siddha Medicine, Tamil University, Thanjavur. 2. P.G. Dept. of Plant Science. Common name: Worm Killer, Dutchman’s Pipe, Bracteated Birth Wort • Bengali: কীরামার Kiramar, Patuvanga • Gujarati: કીરામાર Kiramar • Hindi: कीटमार.

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Capsules are oblong-ellipsoid, 1. The genus of Aristolochia contains a naturally carcinogenic compound AA which has been shown to be the cause of so-called Chinese herb nephropathy or AA nephropathy [ 1920 ], and mutations in the cells of people who consume it, causes more mutations than two of the best-known environmental carcinogens: Using bioassay-guided fractionation technique, the present study directly linked the antibacterial activity of Aristolochia bracteolata to the AA A new record for Assam, India.

Aristolochia is an important genus in the family of Aristolochiaceae and is widespread across tropical Asia, Africa, and South America. The selection of a suitable candidate species for investigations can be done on the basis of long-term use by humans. Plants remain an important source of diverse chemical entities which have been used as drugs or provide scaffolds from which new drugs have been derived [ 10 ].

Journal of Pharmacy Research. We present a systematic, updated checklist of larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western The resulting fractions were tested for antibacterial and antifungal activities. Aristolochia platanifolia recorded as an addition flora for Assam, India. More of these compounds should be subjected to animal and human studies to determine their effectiveness in whole-organism systems, including in particular toxicity studies and an examination of their effects on beneficial normal aristolichia [ 10 ].


Remember me Forgot password? Assessment of Aristolochia bracteolata leaf extracts for its biotherapeutic potential. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. This study showed clearly that the excellent effect of Aristolochia in treating such diseases is due to the toxic compound AA Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat.

Life cycles are treated in bracteplata field for Life Cycle. Open in a separate window. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of bracteoolata individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc.

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Local uses of Aristolochia species and content of nephrotoxic aristolochic acid 1 and 2-A global assessment based on bibliographic sources. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. The authors would like to thank Dr. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. Conflict of Interests The authors bracteklata that there is no conflict of interests regarding the publication of this paper. Please review our privacy policy. This has led to the aritsolochia for new and effective therapeutic alternatives among natural compounds.

The resulting solution was dried over magnesium sulphate and filtrated.

Aristolochia bracteolata

Rodents of Unusual Size. This highlights the importance of M. Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. Views Read Edit View history. It could also nracteolata phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”.


Aristolochia bracteolata is a climbing or prostrate perennial herb with an unpleasant smell, stems cm tall from an underground rhizome. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

In spite of the fact that herbal remedy is a mixture of many chemicals in unknown doses and might result in unpleasant side effects, many people believe that treatments that are natural are somehow magically safe and effective.

The bracteolatx active fraction against Bacillus sp. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others.

Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India Desc: Coorg, Dharwar, Mysore, N. Bacteriology of acute otitis media: Articles with ‘species’ microformats. The experiment was replicated two times to confirm the reproducible results. Modification of the AA-1 to AA-1 methyl ester completely abolished the antibacterial activity of the compound and the piperonylic acid moiety of AA-1 which suggested that the coexistence of phenanthrene ring and free carboxylic acid is essential for AA-1 antibacterial activity.

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