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Medicinal uses and biological activities of Argyreia speciosa Sweet (Hawaiian Baby Woodrose) ─ An Overview

@inproceedings{Joseph2011MedicinalUA,
  title={Medicinal uses and biological activities of Argyreia speciosa Sweet (Hawaiian Baby Woodrose) ─ An Overview},
  author={A. Joseph and S. Mathew and B. P. Skaria and E. Sheeja},
  year={2011}
}
  • A. Joseph, S. Mathew, +1 author E. Sheeja
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Argyreia speciosa Sweet (Family ─ Convolvulaceae) is an important ‘rasayana’ herb used extensively as an adaptogen in the Ayurvedic system of medicine. It is commonly known as Hawaiian Baby Woodrose, Elephant creeper or Woolly morning glow in English and in Sanskrit, it is called as Vridhadaraka meaning ‘anti-aging’. It is a large climber growing throughout India. It has been assigned various medicinal properties by Ayurvedic Materia Medica. The root is regarded as an alternative tonic and used… CONTINUE READING
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