Aristolochia bracteolata Lam. Accepted Name . Aristolochia benadiriana var. longilabia Chiov. Synonym Aristolochia bracteata var. basitruncata Hauman. Aristolochia bracteolata Lam. P. Bharathajothi1 and C. T. Bhaaskaran2. 1. Dept. of Siddha Medicine, Tamil University, Thanjavur. 2. P.G. Dept. of Plant Science. Common name: Worm Killer, Dutchman’s Pipe, Bracteated Birth Wort • Bengali: কীরামার Kiramar, Patuvanga • Gujarati: કીરામાર Kiramar • Hindi: कीटमार.

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The MIC of the compound was defined as the lowest concentration that inhibited the visible bacterial growth and the MBC was bracteolaga as the lowest concentration that prevented the growth of the organism after subculture onto antibiotic-free plates.

Residence aristolodhia Streptococcus pneumoniae and Moraxella catarrhalis within polymicrobial biofilm promotes antibiotic resistance and bacterial persistence in vivo. Its root and leaves were bitter and anthelmintic and are medicinally important.

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Published online Sep Support Center Support Center. The plant was kindly identified and authenticated by the Taxonomist Dr. Gbadamosi IT, Egunyomi A Aristolochia platanifolia recorded as an addition flora for Assam, India.

X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Phytochemical screening and biological property of Aristolochia bracteata. Sterile, blank paper discs impregnated with only sterile solvents served as negative control each time.

Aristolochia bracteolata

There are many cases of nephropathy reported in the literature caused by the systemic and long term application of Chinese snakeroot Aristolochia fangchi ; this highlighted the risk of using preparations which contain aristolochic acids [ 23 aristolocuia. International Journal of Tropical Medicine. Therefore, it was our objective to assess the potential antimicrobial activity of Aristolochia bracteolata using a bioassay-guided fractionation, in order to produce pure compound that can act as the lead compound in developing new, safe, and effective drug to replace the use of the harmful crude plant material.


Send a request for permission. X Close Image credit. Antiarthritis activity of Aristolochia bracteata extract in experimental animals. The whole plant of Aristolochia bracteolata was extracted successively with MeOH and subjected to liquid-liquid fractionation with n -hexane, chloroform, ethyl acetate, and n -butanol.

The crude extract and chloroform fraction were significantly active against sea urchin-derived Bacillus brcateolata.

Search in all groups Search within this group. Aristolochi bracteolata is usually gathered from the wild. Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world.

Observation specific search options Observed during. It is still extensively used brafteolata India and in traditional Chinese medicine for slimming, menstrual symptoms, and rheumatism.

The Open Natural Products Journal. The n -hexane fraction had moderate activity against S. The antibacterial activity was tested by agar disc diffusion assay [ 24 ].

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The plant also showed promising antiarthritis activity [ 18 ]. Aristolochia bracteolata is a climbing or prostrate perennial herb with an unpleasant smell, stems cm tall from an underground rhizome. Using bioassay-guided fractionation technique, the present study aristolohia linked the antibacterial activity of Aristolochia bracteolata to the AA General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat.


Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The antifungal activity was evaluated by measuring the inhibition zone diameter in millimeter observed. This study showed clearly that the excellent effect of Aristolochia in treating such diseases is due to the toxic compound AA Drug discovery from plant sources: The chloroform soluble fraction was therefore selected for further chromatographic separations and resulted in the isolation of known compound AA-1 Figure 1.

This has led to the search for new and effective therapeutic alternatives among natural compounds.

Aristolochia bracteolata – Useful Tropical Plants

Antiplasmodial activity of selected Sudanese medicinal plants with emphasis on Acacia nilotica. Introduction Moraxella catarrhalis is a gram-negative, aerobic diplococcus human mucosal pathogen which causes middle ear infections in infants and children [ 1 — 3 ], and aristoloochia is one of the three major causes of otitis media along with Streptococcus pneumonia and Haemophilus influenzae [ 4 ]. Although AA-1 had strong activity against M. Ariwtolochia me Forgot password?

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