Holarrhena antidysenterica

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Noun1.Holarrhena antidysenterica - tropical Asian tree with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea
genus Holarrhena, Holarrhena - genus of deciduous trees and shrubs of tropical Africa and Asia
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Rao, "Effect of the standardized extract of Holarrhena antidysenterica seeds against Streptozotocin-induced diabetes in rats," International Journal of Pharma Research & Review, vol.
Niranjali Devaraj, "Antibacterial and antidiarrhoeal effects of alkaloids of Holarrhena antidysenterica Wall," Indian Journal of Experimental Biology (IJEB), vol.
Nine plant part extracts viz.; Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata) leaf, Neem (Azadirachta indica) leaf, Datura (Datura stramonium) leaf, Nilgiri (Eucalyptus citriodora) leaf, Karange (Pongamia pinnata) leaf, Garlic (Allium sativum) bulb, Jangli tulshi (Hiptis suaveolens) leaf, Kara (Holarrhena antidysenterica) leaf and Onion (Allium cepa) bulb extract with one standard fungicides Hinosan (Ediphenphas) were evaluated in vitro for antimicrobial properties against Pyricularia grisea using poisoned food technique.
Gilani, "Studies on the in vitro and in vivo antiurolithic activity of Holarrhena antidysenterica " Urological Research, vol.
Holarrhena antidysenterica was used by the Kaviraj against tooth pain.
Atul, "Anti-malarial activity of Holarrhena antidysenterica and Viola canescens, plants traditionally used against malaria in the Garhwal region of north-west Himalaya," Malaria Journal, vol.
Plant materials include Acorus calamus (Araceae) stem, Asparagus racemosus (Asparagaceae) root, Aegle marmelos (Rutaceae) leaves and fruits, Cassia fistula (Fabaceae) fruits, Gymnema sylvestre (Asclepiadaceae) leaves, Holarrhena antidysenterica (Apocynaceae) bark, Mimusops elengi (Sapotaceae) bark, Ocimum sanctum (Lamiaceae) leaves, Piper longum (Piperaceae) leaves, Sapindus trifoliatus (Sapindaceae) fruits, Terminalia arjuna (Combretaceae) bark, Terminalia bellerica (Combretaceae) fruits, Terminalia chebula (Combretaceae) fruits and Withania somnifera (Solanaceae) roots.
From Buffalo, NY-based Herbion come Entoban capsules and syrup, featuring the following herbal lineup: myrtleberry (Myrtus communis), bael fruit (Aegele marelos), lotur (Symplocos racemosa), oak galls (Quercus infectoria), East Indian screw tree (Heicteres isora), kurchi (Holarrhena antidysenterica), berberry (Berberis aristata), and acacia (Acacia Arabica).
In combination with Holarrhena antidysenterica, Aegle marmelos, Zingiber officinale, Piper nigrum, Phyllanthus emblica, Plumbago zeylanica, and Morinda angustifolia, Piper longum was used by the Kaviraj to treat blood dysentery.
Holarrhena antidysenterica was used by the TMP to treat dysentery; the ancient Indian traditional system of medicine known as Ayurveda uses an Ayurvedic formulation known as Kutajghan Vati containing this plant for treatment of dysentery (Lather et al., 2010).