Tephrosia purpurea Linn (Sharpunkha, Wild Indigo): A Review onPhytochemistry and Pharmacological Studies

@inproceedings{Dalwadi2014TephrosiaPL,
  title={Tephrosia purpurea Linn (Sharpunkha, Wild Indigo): A Review onPhytochemistry and Pharmacological Studies},
  author={Pankti P. Dalwadi and Jigisha Patel and Pragnesh Patani},
  year={2014}
}
Tephrosia purpurea (fabaceae) commonly known in sanskrit as ‘sharapunkha’ is highly branched ,herbaceous, suberect, perennial herb.wide ly grown in india. Whole plant and various parts of the plant are useful as ayurvedic medicines. Medicinal uses of drugs are tonic, laxative, diuretic, bronchitis, bilious febrile att ack, boils, pimples, diarrhea, gonorrhea, rheumatism and cures disease of heart, spleen and b lood. The pharmacological studies have shown that Tephrosia purpurea posses following… 

PHARMACOGNOSTIC AND PHYTOCHEMICAL EVALUATION OF TEPHROSIA PURPUREA LINN PERS.

Wild Indigo or Sharpunkha occurs throughout the India and most ancient part. It is widely used in the treatment of diabetes, rheumatism, asthma and liver disorders, diarrhea and wound healing.

Conspectus on Tephrosia purpurea: An Introduction

Tephrosia purpurea, which is also termed as sharpunkha in Ayurveda, is a wild herb of family Fabaceae. Geographically it is found at an altitude between 400 m to 1300 m in countries like India, Sri

PHARMACOGNOSTICAL , PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND EVALUATION OF SHARAPUNKHA MULA CHURNA

Phytochemical analysis refers to the extraction, screening and identification of medicinally active substances found in plants. The term phytochemical has generally been used to describe plant

Plants in the Genus Tephrosia: Valuable Resources for Botanical Insecticides

It is argued that a systematic evaluation of bioactive compounds in different species are needed, and species or strains with high insecticidal activities should be selected for use in the sustainable control of insect pests.

Antifertility and Antispermatogenic Effects of Ethanolic Extract of Tephrosia purpurea Fruits in Albino Rats

The fertility, sperm density and motility were dec lined significantly in rats treated with the ethano lic extract of Tephrosia purpurea fruits, concluded that it might be due to an drogen inhibition effects.

PHYTOCHEMICAL INVESTIGATION AND QUANTITATIVE ESTIMATION OF FLAVONOID AND PHENOLIC CONTENTS OF THE ROOT , STEM AND LEAVES OF TEPHROSIA PURPUREA

Herbal drugs are traditionally used in various parts of the world to cure different diseases. The purpose of present study is to characterize phytoconstituents in the various part of Tephrosia

Mosquito Larvicidal and Pupicidal Activity of Tephrosia purpurea Linn. (Family: Fabaceae) and Bacillus sphaericus against, Dengue Vector, Aedes aegypti

This study provides first report on the mosquito larvicidal activity the combined effect of T. purpurea leaf extract and B. sphaericus against as target species of A. aegypti and established that there is a substantial amount of synergist act.

A Recent Update on Hepatoprotective Potential of Herbal Plant

This systemic review mainly is focused on herbal plants as hepatoprotective in various traditional medicines and explores the herbal plant, isolated active constituent and formulation with hepatoprotsective activity.

Phylogenetic Diversity and Antifungal Activity of Endophytic Fungi Associated with Tephrosia purpurea

It is concluded that the endophytic fungal strains TPL25 and TPL35 are promising sources of bioactive compounds.

Phytochemical studies on traditional herbal medicines based on the ethnopharmacological information obtained by field studies

This review summarizes the results of phytochemical studies of those traditional herbal medicines used in Yunnan Province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region as well as biological activities of the isolated molecules.

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Comparative study of Tephrosia purpurea (Linn) leaves and Lovastatin on cholesterol level of hyperlipidemic wistar rats.

Tephrosia purpurea has been established for its phytochemical screening and revealed to contain long chain saturated ketones, glycosides, rotenoids, tephrosin, pongaglabol, semiglabrin, chalcones, sterols, flavanols and flavones.

Anti-diarrheal activity of methanolic extract of Tephrosia purpurea.

The aim of this study was to evaluate anti-diarrheal activity of methanolic extract of Tephrosia purpurea.

TEPHROSIA PURPUREA - A MAGICAL HERB WITH BLESSINGS IN HUMAN BIOLOGICAL SYSTEM

Overall, several properties appears to be the most promising pharmacological effect of TP, and there is a need of further research to explore the meaningful properties of TP.

TEPHROSIA PURPUREA (LINN.) PERS: A FOLK MEDICINAL PLANT AMELIORATES CARBON TETRACHLORIDE INDUCED HEPATIC DAMAGE IN RATS

It is suggested that Tephrosia purpurea protects the liver against CCl 4 induced oxidative damage probably by increasing antioxidative defense activities.

Antileishmanial action of Tephrosia purpurea linn, extract and its fractions against experimental visceral leishmaniasis

The fraction F062 obtained from N‐butanol extract of T. purpurea showed consistent antileishmanial activity at 50 mg/ kg × 5 days by oral route against Leishmania donovani infection in hamsters, confirming activity was further confirmed in a secondary model.

IN VITRO ANTHELMINTIC ACTIVITY OF AQUEOUS AND METHANOLIC LEAF EXTRACT OF Tephrosia purpurea LINN.

The various concentrations of aqueous and methanolic extract of leaves of plant Tephrosia purpurea were evaluated for their anthelmintic activities on adult Indian earthworms, Pheretima posthuma and the activities are well compared with the standard drug Albendazole.

Antimicrobial effects of Indian medicinal plants against acne-inducing bacteria

The data indicated that Coscinium fenestratum had a strong inhibitory effect on Propionibacterium acnes and Staphylococcus epidermidis.

Hepatoprotective effect of Tephrosia purprea in experimental animals

The results of the study indicated that the administration of Tephrosia purpurea along with the hepatotoxins offered a protective action in both acute (D- galactosamine) and chronic (CCl4) models.

Assessment of effect of ethanolic extract of Tephrosia purpurea (L.) Pers., Fabaceae, activity on lithium-pilocarpine induced Status epilepticus and oxidative stress in Wistar rats

The ethanolic extract of T. purpurea was found to be useful to control lithium-pilocarpine induced status epilepticus in albino rats of Wistar strain and exhibited both in vivo and in vitro antioxidant activity.
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