Common name: Red Physic Nut, wild castor, wild croton, wild sultan seed • Hindi: दन्ती danti • Marathi: दंती danti, कातरी katari • Tamil. Aqueous extract of roots of Baliospermum montanum was evaluated on preliminary basis for immunomodulatory activity by studying neutrophil phagocytic. Baliospermum montanum (Willd.) Muell-Arg (Euphorbiaceae) is a leafy monoecious undershrub distributed throughout the greater parts of India, Burma and.

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Jatropha montanaBaliospermum axillareBaliospermum solanifolium. Thus, the plant can be further explored for its phytochemical profile to identify the active constituents responsible for the above mentioned activities. In vitro micropropagation of Baliospermum montanum Willd.

Department of Pharmacognosy, K. The survey of literature reveals that the whole plant and roots of Baliospermum montanum are found to be used in traditional system of medicine as bapiospermum tonic[ 4 ]. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The mean number of Candida cells phagocytosed by PMNS on the slide was determined microscopically for granulocytes using morphological criteria.


In addition infectious diseases are now primarily considered immunological disorders while neoplastic diseases and organ transplantation and several autoimmune diseases may involve in an immunosuppressive state[ 1 ]. Open in a separate window. Indian J Pharm Edu Res.

Thus in the present study, an attempt has been made to evaluate immunomodulatory potency of aqueous extract of roots of B. Document specific search options Title.

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An evaluation of some controversial Ayurvedic drugs of Indian pharmaceutical industry. Sharma BD, Lakshminarsimhan P. Please review our privacy policy. Jalalpureand R. Among the synthetic substances, azathioprin and cyclophasphmide were alkylating agent resulting in the cross linking of DNA and causes inhibition of DNA synthesis.

The preliminary phytochemical investigation reveals presence of tannins, saponins, flavonoid and glycosides. The slide was drained, fixed with methanol and stained baliospedmum Giemsa stain Hi-media. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. The aqueous extract of roots of B. A contribution to the Ethnobotany of Santal Pargana, Bihar.

Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Alcoholic extract of plant showed hypotensive activity in experimental animals.


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This number was taken as phagocytic index PI and was compared with basal PI of control. The authors wish to express their sincere thank to Dr.

This page was last edited on 21 Octoberat Bioscience Biotech Biochem ; The major drawbacks of these drugs are myelosuppressive, which is undesirable. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. Bull Med Ethnobot Res ;5: Pharmacognostical studies on Baliospermum montanum Willd Muell-Arg.

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The Wealth of India: Fruits are capsules, 8- 13mm long and obovoid. Vaidyaratnam PSV, Indian medicinal plants-a compendium of species. J Econ Taxo Bot ;8: Baliospermum axillare Blume, Bijdr. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. The aqueous extract of roots of Baliospermum montanum has significantly increased the intercellular reduction of NBT dye to formazen deep blue compound by the neutrophils, confirming the intracellular killing property of phagocytosing neutrophils.