Download Citation on ResearchGate | Leucas aspera – Medicinal plant: A review | Leucas effects; hence, this drug encourage finding its new therapeutic uses. 22 Jan PDF | The current study presents the biological nature and phytochemistry of Leucas aspera (Lamiaceae) based on the available reports. 18 Dec Leucas Aspera (Kaurkansoli, Tag and Chota Halkusa) is a herb, which is uses. It can be used as an insecticidal, anti inflammatory, antipyretic, antiseptic for medicinal value to a great extent and is available abundantly.

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It is a herb used in food to provide fragrance to food. Plant viewed from above Photograph by: In vitro study of chloroform and ether extracts of L. Close-up of the flowers – and some ants! Indian Council of Medicinal Research; Spermatophyta, Seed plant Division: Toxicity evaluation of herbal smoke and synthetic mosquito mat on Culex quinquefasciatus The smoke of leaves of Vitex negundo and L.

Drawing of the plant Photograph by: J Indian Chem Leucss.

Chaudhury NA, Ghosh D. Leucas aspera Scientific classification Kingdom: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Leucas aspera was tested for its prostaglandin PG inhibitory and antioxidant activities. Leucas aspera is an annual, branched, herb erecting to a height of mwdicinal with stout and hispid acutely quadrangular stem and branches.

Antimicrobial activity of Leucas aspera flowers The methanol extract of L. The ethanolic extract was subjected to acetic acid induced writhing inhibition, 1,1-diphenylpicryl hydrazyl DPPH free radical scavenging assay and brine shrimp lethality bioassay for screening of antinociceptive, antioxidant and cytotoxic activity, respectively.

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Leucas aspera had both fungistatic and fungicidal actions. Preliminary antinociceptive, antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of Leucas aspera root. Articles aspeta ‘species’ microformats Articles needing additional medical references from July All articles needing additional references Articles requiring reliable medical sources All articles lacking reliable references Articles lacking reliable references from December All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms.

It has good quality photos and terse details on more than 3, species and cultivars. Leucas aspera is lducas species within the Leucas genus and the Lamiaceae family. Isolation and identification of nicotine from leucas aspera willd Indian J Pharm Sci. In vitro trials of plant extracts and chemicals for lehcas antifungal leycas. Leucas dimidiata Roth Spreng. Volatile constituents of Leucas aspera WilId. Further, studies reveal the presence of various phytochemical constituents mainly triterpenoids, oleanolic acid, ursolic acid and b-sitosterol, nicotine, sterols, glucoside, diterpenes, phenolic compounds 4- hydroxyoxon-propyltetracosanyl -phenol.

J Essent Oil Res. The essential oils from L. This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Antimicrobial activity, lamiaceae, Leucas asperatriterpenoid.

Good descriptions of the plants with terse notes on their uses. A novel phenolic compound uxes Leucas aspera Spreng. Support Center Support Center. The flower is reported to contain 10 compounds; among them amyl propionate Prostaglandin inhibitory and antioxidant activities Leucas aspera was tested for its prostaglandin PG inhibitory and antioxidant activities.

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Leucas aspera: A review

Thumba is commonly found throughout India and the Philippines as well as the plains mdeicinal Mauritius and Java. Phlomis dimidiata Roth Phlomis esculenta Roxb. A triterpenoid lactone from Leucas aspera. Chemical investigation of Leucas aspera. Indian Materia Medica; p. These studies reveal that L.


Antimicrobial action of some essential oils.

Leucas aspera

Flowers are valued as stimulant, expectorant, aperient, diaphoretic, insecticide and emmenagogue. The smoke of leaves of Vitex negundo and L. It shows a narrow cortex and a ring of leucae tissue encircling the wide stele. TS of leaf passing through the midrib is broadly convex on the lower side and slightly grooved or flat on the upper side, a centrally located conjoint and collateral meristele associated with a parenchymatous pericycle layer on lower side, collenchymatous tissue underneath both the epidermis; dorsiventral lamina epidermis covered with thick cuticle, traversed with stomata, bears simple and glandular trichomes of the same type as found on stem, 1 to 2 layered palisade tissue occupying the major area of the section and spongy parenchyma.

International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences. Antimicrobial activity of Leucas aspera flowers.

Quality Standards of Indian Medicinal Plants; pp. The unsaponifiable fraction contained 3-sitosterol and ceryl alcohol.

Leucas aspera – Wikipedia

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Rao B, Narasimha GV. Please review our privacy policy. Indian Medicinal Plants; pp. Chemical investigations on Leucas aspera.