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  author={Anil Kumar and Jyotsna Dora and Anup Kumar Singh and Rishikant Tripathi},
Andrographis paniculata nees (Acanthaceae) is a medicinal plant traditionally used for the treatment of anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant, antiparasitic, antispasmodic, antidiabatic, anti carcinogenic, antipyretic, antidiarrhoeal, hepatoprotective, nematocidal, antiHIV and several infectious diseases ranging from malaria to dysentery. The plant is widely used in ayurvedic and homeopathic systems of medicines. The medicinal value of this plant is due to the presence of active… 



Filaricidal properties of a wild herb, Andrographis paniculata

ABSTRACT Water decoction of the leaves of Andrographis paniculata killed in vitro the microfilaria of Dipetalonema reconditum in 40 min. Three subcutaneous injections of the extract into infected

Undetectable anti-bacterial activity of Andrographis paniculata (Burma) wall. ex ness.

It is found that anti-bacterial activity of AP is undetectable in this study and was not demonstrable even in a solution containing 25,000 mg per litres of crude powder.

Antifertility effect of Andrographis paniculata (Nees) in male albino rat.

Dry leaf powder of A. paniculata, when fed orally to male albino rats, at a dose level of 20 mg powder per day for 60 days, resulted in cessation of spermatogenesis, degenerative changes in the

Anti-malarial activities of Andrographis paniculata and Hedyotis corymbosa extracts and their combination with curcumin

Both the plant extracts were found to inhibit the ring stage of the parasite and did not show any in vivo toxicity, whether used in isolation or in combination.

Antioxidant, antioedema and analgesic activities of Andrographis paniculata extracts and their active constituent andrographolide

AP‐H2O was more potent than AP‐EtOH in antioxidant activities and appears to possess potent antioedema and analgesic activities compared with andrographolide.

Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Activities of the Plant Andrographis Paniculata Nees

Methanolic extract of Andrographis paniculata was found to inhibit formation of oxygen derived free radicals such as superoxide, hydroxyl radicals, lipid peroxidation and nitric oxide in in vitro system and in vivo studies.

In vitro antiprotozoal activity of some xanthones isolated from the roots of Andrographis paniculata

Xanthones from the roots of Andrographis paniculata exhibited promising anti‐protozoal activity and these compounds could be chemically modified to obtain a more potent product.

Hepatoprotective effects of Andrographis paniculata against carbon tetrachloride-induced liver damage.

The extract of the leaves of Andrographis paniculata Ness was found to be effective in preventing liver damage which was evident by morphological, biochemical and functional parameters.

Screening of indigenous plants for anthelmintic action against human Ascaris lumbricoides: Part--II.

  • R. K. Raj
  • Biology, Medicine
    Indian journal of physiology and pharmacology
  • 1975
Alcoholic extracts of the rhizomes of Alpinia galanga, Andrographis paniculata, bark of Cinnamomum zeylanicum, rind of Citrus decumana, Desmodium triflorum, seeds of Hydnocarpus wightiana and rhizome of Kaempfaria galanga showed good in vitro anthelmintic activity against human Ascaris lumbricoides.