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Pharmacological Properties and Ayurvedic Value of Indian Buch Plant (Acorus calamus): A Short Review

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  title={Pharmacological Properties and Ayurvedic Value of Indian Buch Plant (Acorus calamus): A Short Review},
  author={Rupali Singh and Pramod Kumar Sharma and Rishabha Malviya},
  year={2011}
}
Acorus calamus is a useful medicinal plant which gave benefit in different fields of medicines. This review deals with the different pharmacological activity of plant with different extract or solvents. This herb stimulates the power of intelligence and self expression in humans. This herb is generally used from the Ancient and Vedic periods due to its wonderful power of rejuvenation of brain, nervous system and normalizing the appetite. Acorus calamus is widely used in the pharmaceutical as… Expand
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Acorus calamus (AC) is a traditional medicinal plant that is commonly used for treating central nervous system abnormalities. In ayurvedic medicine, it is used for the treatment of insomnia,Expand
Antispasmodic effect of Acorus calamus Linn. is mediated through calcium channel blockade
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It is suggested that the spasmolytic effect of the plant extract is mediated through the presence of CCB‐like constituent(s) which is concentrated in the n‐hexane fraction and this study provides a strong mechanistic base for its traditional use in gastrointestinal disorders such as colic pain and diarrhoea. Expand
Analgesic and anticonvulsant effects of Acorus calamus roots in mice.
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Results indicate the analgesic as well as anticonvulsant effect Acorus calamus roots. Expand
Evaluation of Cytotoxic Potential of Acorus calamus Rhizome
The present work evaluated the cytotoxicity of methanolic and aqueous extracts of rhizome of Acorus calamus Linn. which is a well known medicinal plant used in traditional treatment. Both extractsExpand
Antimicrobial activity of Acorus calamus (L.) rhizome and leaf extract.
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The study clearly suggested that A. calamus rhizomes and leaves must possess active principle A- and B-asarones which is believed to be responsible for their antimicrobial ac- tivities. Expand
Neuromodulatory effect of Acorus calamus leaves extract on dopaminergic system in mice.
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Effects of methanol (ACME) and acetone (ACAE) extract of Acorus calamus leaves against APM induced stereotypy and haloperidol induced catalepsy in mice are investigated. Expand
Insulin sensitizing activity of ethyl acetate fraction of Acorus calamus L. in vitro and in vivo.
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Owing to the ability of insulin sensitizing, ACE has the potential to be useful for the treatment of diabetes and cardiovascular complications without body weight gain. Expand
Insulin releasing and alpha-glucosidase inhibitory activity of ethyl acetate fraction of Acorus calamus in vitro and in vivo.
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Apart from its insulin sensitizing effect, ACE may have hypoglycemic effects via mechanisms of insulin releasing and alpha-glucosidase inhibition, and thus improves postprandial hyperglycemia and cardiovascular complications. Expand
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