Pushpangadan Palpu

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Plants traditionally used in India to treat fever or malaria were examined in vitro for antiplasmodial properties against Plasmodium falciparum. Of 80 analysed ethanol extracts, from 47 species, significant effects were found for 31 of the extracts. These represent 23 different species from 20 families. Of the active species 20 were tested against P.(More)
Spilanthes spp. are popular, over-the-counter remedies; they are sold over the internet under various names and are widely used in traditional medicine in various cultures. This review will summarize the important reports on the ethnopharmacology, botany, phytochemistry, and pharmacological properties as described in the literature from recent years (1920(More)
Plants used in different traditional systems of Indian medicine and some relatives/substitutes have been investigated for their angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitory activity. They were selected on the basis of their usage as cardiotonics, diuretics and other uses related to the symptoms of hypertension. Out of the 73 species investigated, 22(More)
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