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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Retrieved from ” https: As well, the plant contains oleanolic acid7-oxositosterol, 7-oxostigmasterol, 7alpha-hydroxy stigmasterol, stigmasterolcehalotes flavone, pillion, gonzalitosin I, tricin, cosmosin, apigeninO-beta-D- 6-O-p-coumaryl glucopyranoside, anisofolin A and luteolin.

Leucas cephalotes Roth Spreng. Leucas cephalotes Roth SprengelSyst. It is upland rainy season weed. Can include ecosystem services. Send a request for permission.

Leucas cephalotes

In tribal regions of India, Dronpushpi is a valuable drug for snake bite. Remember me Forgot password? Thank you Sir for leucaas, it does look like the group images dephalotes Leucas cephalotes Roth Spreng.

The juice extracted from leaves is used to cure skin problems. Plant is up to 1 m tall with hispid stems. Laminaceae is an ayurvedic traditional medicinal plant used in India, Nepal and Pakistan to treat several ailments including diabetes.

Encyclopedia of Life EOL. A source of an additional income for Chhattisgarh farmers. Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kashmir, Assam, Deccan. The spreading and retrorse stem hairs, the numerous leucxs bracts and the few large verticillasters are characteristic features. Medicinal weed flora of brinjal Solanum melongena L. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc.


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This species is L. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from March Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms. The leaves lducas ovate to lanceolate in shape. The Earth 1 1: Leucas cephalotes Scientific classification Kingdom: A total of species belo Herbs annual, to 90 cm tall.

The angiosperms diversity was studied in Doaba region of Punjab, India. It is collected for use as a leafy vegetable in rural areas.

Leucas cephalotes

Leucas cephalotes Roth Spreng. The species is very distinct from other species that it has single terminal compact head-like verticillaster with numerous closely overlapping bracts which concoel most of the calyx, and only one or two flowers may be seen coming out at a time, one or two floral leaves emerging from top of the head.

It is a common plant across Asia from China to the Indian subcontinent. Phlomis cephalotes Roth, Nov.


In other projects Wikispecies. Stars of the month. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Leaves narrow oblong-elliptic, cuneate, subentire to slightly crenate, up to 8 x 2 cm, with long and short eglandular hairs denser below; petiole on lower leaves sub-absent to c.

Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. The aim of the present study is to investigate the antidiabetic, antihyperlipaemic and antioxidant activities of Leucas cephalotes for its purported use in diabetes. Threatened Taxa of Telangana State. Pakistan Family List Labiatae Leucas.

Traditional knowledge about medicinal weeds in Chhattisgarh. Major contributors Stars of the month Efloraofindia’s journey General.

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Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. The flowers mixed in honey is used as domestic remedy for cough and colds Caius Leaf blade ovate to lanceolate, cm, membranous, pubescent, base cuneate, margin crenate-serrate, apex acute. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which cephalktes covered under Habitat. Pullaiah, Chintala Prabhakar, B. Verticillasters terminal, globose, many flowered, cepgalotes 5 cm in diam.

The seed also yields medicinal oil. Dronpushpi is valuable homoeopathic drug and as such is used for the treatment of chronic malaria and asthama Ghosh