Common name: Indian Wormwood, Fleabane, Mugwort • Hindi: नागदोना Nagdona, दवना Davana • Manipuri: লেইবাক ঙৌ Leibakngou. Natural products are the main stay of the alternative system of medicine. Artemisia nilagirica is commonly known as the Indian wormwood. Undershrubs, ca. m tall, aromatic, perennial, fruticose; stems paniculately branched, incanus, pubescent or tomentose. Leaves simple alternate, upper ones.

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The variation in the phytochemical profile compared to earlier reports [ 4243 ] in the present work may be the result of the involvement of these compounds in different functional roles in the plants collected from different places of the world.

It is reported to contain essential oils, sesquiterpene lactones, coumarins and acetylenes and others including many phytochemicals like alkaloids, phenols, flavonoids, and terpenes, which have wide range of pharmaceutical uses.

However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Risk statement what happens when the organism is removed. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Primer UBC produced 5 monomorphic bands Fig. The organogenic ability of the callus was observed by the application of 2. The authors would also like to thank Central Research Institute of Unani Medicine, Hyderabad, Telangana for providing the plant material.

Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine Several laboratory evidences from chemical, cell culture and animal studies indicate that antioxidants may slow or possibly prevent the development of cancer [ 63 ]. Briefly, 7 mM ABTS was made by dissolving it in double distilled water and subsequently mixed with a 2.


All the extracts except ANH chelated Fe and Cu ions considerably in a concentration dependent manner in vitro again justifying their antioxidant capability. Presences of wide range of chemical compounds indicate that the plant could serve as a potent material for the development of novel agents having good efficacy in various disorders in the coming years.

Occasionally, some of the species are called sages, causing confusion with the Salvia sages in the family Lamiaceae. All grow best in free-draining sandy soil, unfertilized, and in full sun.

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Role of prostaglandins and gastric mucus secretion. The plantlets were initially maintained under controlled conditions Fig.

Eaton — budsage [syn. It is well known that adverse side effects associated with extracts might hinder their usage.

A Review on Therapeutic Potential of Artemisia nilagirica

Rao Road, Gachibowli, HyderabadIndia. Artemisia absinthium artemidia used to make the highly potent spirits absinthe. They contain a wide variety of chemical constituents, which may act individually or synergistically to cure diseases associated with oxidative stress and improve health [ 8 ].

Another study showed the precence of essential oils in A. ANW was found to be more potent with the percentage inhibition of A study reported the presence of 41 essential oils and other chemical constituents in A. Peptic ulcer is among major concerns in the modern world due to emergence of unhealthy food and food contamination. It is a medicinal plant which has been reported to be used over 10 decades and is treating diseases and symptoms like, malaria, inflammation, diabetes, stress, depression, diabetes and many other microbial diseases.

In vitro mass multiplication and assessment of genetic stability of in vitro raised Artemisia absinthium L.

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Observation specific search options Observed during. Recent, global reviews of Artemisia using ITS analysis support the hypothesis that Tridentatae has independent origins from Old World Seriphidium [22] These findings were compared with capitula srtemisia, challenging past assumptions based on floral characteristics. Additionally, present-day approaches of cancer treatment such as radiotherapy, chemotherapy, immunosuppression and surgery are associated with high mortality rate.

Furthermore, the development of natural antimicrobials will help to decrease the negative effects of synthetic drugs.

Artemisia nilagirica – Indian Wormwood

The fruit are minute, bracts ovate or oblong. Regeneration of Andrographis paniculata Nees: The first highly effective anti-malarial drug was extracted from A.

Views Read Edit View history. This imbalance is eventually associated with the aetiology of various disorders such as cancers, inflammation, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, hypertension, diabetes, atherosclerosis, cardiovascular diseases, immunological disorders and the aging process [ 2 ].

Nilzgirica acetate and alcohol extracts showed cytotoxicity towards eight different human cancer cell lines in vitro with IC 50 values ranging between Conservation of medicinal plants of Western Ghats, India and its sustainable utilization through in vitro technology. Screening of different Artemisia spp.

Involvement of heat-shock protein, vasoactive intestinal peptide, glutathione, sulfhydryl compounds, nitric oxide and prostaglandin E2. The results are presented in Table 1. May also be referred to include anatomy. Artemisia polysticha Poljakov Artemisia pontica L. One set was maintained as control without addition of any auxins.

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