Euphorbia helioscopia


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Noun1.Euphorbia helioscopia - not unattractive European weed whose flowers turn toward the sunEuphorbia helioscopia - not unattractive European weed whose flowers turn toward the sun
Euphorbia, genus Euphorbia - type genus of the Euphorbiaceae: very large genus of diverse plants all having milky juice
spurge - any of numerous plants of the genus Euphorbia; usually having milky often poisonous juice
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The first major group had population of Lepidiumapetalum and Carthamusoxycantha but was overruled by Carthamusoxycantha species while second major community had Euphorbia helioscopia and Partheniumhysterophorus.
The aim of this study was to investigate anti-angiogenic activity of Euphorbia helioscopia using CAM assay.
From the data obtained in this study, it can be concluded that Euphorbia helioscopia possessed significant potential to cause inhibition of angiogenesis and this property could be useful in controlling oxidative stress induced angiogenesis.
Keywords: Anti-angiogenesis; Euphorbia helioscopia extracts; CAM assay
Our earlier work has confirmed anti-angiogenic potential of Euphorbia helioscopia (Uzma et al., 2014b).
MTT assay was performed to find out the potential mechanism behind anti-angiogenesis activity of Euphorbia helioscopia. Angiogenesis is the formation of new blood vessels from pre-existing vessels, it plays pivotal role in tumor growth (Pepper, 1997) and oxygen supply to ischemic tissues (Tsurumi et al.,1996).
[8], Euphorbia helioscopia L.[11], Cassia angustifolia Vahl.
[11.] Tanveer A, Rehman A, Javaid MM, Abbas RN, Sibtain M, Ahmad AUH, Ibin-I-Zamir MS, Chaudhary KM and A Aziz Allelopathic potential of Euphorbia helioscopia L.
Euphorbia helioscopia has great medicinal importance because of its traditional uses and number of pharmacological activities.
Key words: Antimicrobial susceptibility Euphorbia helioscopia MIC MBC.
Key words: Euphorbia helioscopia, Chicken Embryo, Mice, Teratogenicity, ToxicityINTRODUCTION
Euphorbia helioscopia whole plant has great medicinal importance, the leaves and stems are used as febrifuge and vermifuge (Wu et al., 1991).