Amorphophallus paeoniifolius is used for long period in various chronic diseases therapeutically. Aim of the current review is to search literature for the. Amorphophallus campanulatus (Roxb.) Blume (Araceae) is commonly known as Elephant foot yam. Corms are used in India in curries and pickles and are. Amorphophallus paeoniifolius. Plants being grown as a food crop in a woodland garden. Photograph by: Manojk Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

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Further studies about the probable receptors for central nervous system depressant activity of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius from synergistic drug interaction have been done which found that pet-ether extract has more synergistic activity on the CNS depression with diazepam than phenobarbitone.

Pharmacognostic studies A detailed pharmacognostic morphological, anatomical work and quantitative microscopic standards for the leaves of A. On quantitative estimation of primary metabolite showed the presence of total phenolics 0. A stout herbaceous plant with underground hemispherical depressed dark brown corm; leaves compound, large, solitary, petiole stout, mottled, cm long, leaflets Plant description Amorphophallus paeoniifolius Dennst.

Analgesic activity of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius tuber. Disc diffusion technique was used for in vitro antibacterial and antifungal screening. Pharmacological studies Toxicity studies Dey et al.

Tolerance and performance aspects. Hydrogen cyanide HCN is widespread in the plant kingdom and mainly exists in the form of cyanogenic glucosides Above study on this species may be useful to industries for the commercial exploitation with pharmaceutical and nutraceutical attributes to herbal formulations. Among the different extracts, the methonolic extract of A.

Phytochemical and Nutritional Evaluation of Amorphophallus campanulatus (Roxb.) Blume Corm

Large zones of inhibition were observed in disc diffusion antibacterial screening against four Gram positive bacteria Bacillus subtilisbasillus megateriumAmorphophwllus aureus and Sreptococcus pyrogens and six Gram negative bacteria Escherichia coli, Shigella sonnei, Shigella flexneri, Pseudomonus aerogenosa and Salmonella typhi.


A known quantity of dried plant material was extracted in a Soxh let apparatus with hexane, chloroform, acetone, alcohol and then water successively. Ying Kunda verrucosa Raf.

Anti-inflammatory activity of methanolic extract of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius and its possible mechanism. You can just see the male top and female bottom flowers inside.

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Amorphophallus paeoniifolius – Useful Tropical Plants

It is usually eaten as mashed or in curries sometimes; though very rarely it is curried. Antibacterial, antifungal and cytotoxic activities of amblyone isolated campaulatus Amorphophallus campanulatus. Anti-nutrient factors can influence animals in several manners, including directly intoxicating the animals, causing mortality or decreased production 11 and decreasing feed intake High levels of HCN have been implicated in cerebral damage and lethargy in animals and humans.

Most recently, there has been interest in other products from traditional system of medicine Artemisinin is an active antimalarial compound isolated from Artimisia amorphoohallusa constituent of the Chinese antimalarial amorpyophallus Qinghaosu amorpphophallus forskolin was isolated from Coleus forskohliia species used in ayurvedic preparation for cardiac disorders.

Abstract Amorphophallus paeoniifolius is used for long period in various chronic diseases therapeutically. Tannins are plant polyphenols that have the ability to form complexes with metal ions and macromolecules such as proteins and polysaccharides This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the creative commons attribution Licensewhich permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Retrieved 6 December The anti-nutritional factor oxalic acid was assessed by HPLC according to the methods of Savage et al. Proper use of these different types of medicines has therefore become a concern.


Amorphophallus paeoniifolius

Nutritional composition of two edible aroids. Anti-inflammatory activity Methanol extract of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius has prominent anti-inflammatory activity while the chloroform extract has milder activity.

The midrib has a thin epidermal layer of circular to rectangular cells with thin walls, centrally made up of wide air chamber, thick masses of sclerenchyma cells and parenchyma cells.

Please review our privacy policy. Invitro Quantification of Flavonoids and Phenolic content of — Suran. Only the briefest entry for each species, though, and some of the entries are more than a little dubious.

The plant blooms annually around the beginning of the raining season. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Dept. Medicinal plants culture, utilization and phytopharmacology, Li. The top part is responsible for secreting mucus that gives off putrid, pungent smell that is used to attract pollinating insects, the middle part of the inflorescence contains staminate, and the base of the inflorescence contains pistillate.

This study will be useful to herbal industries for successful commercial exploitation and to maintain batch to batch consistency of the raw material.

Selection of oxalate-degrading rumen bacteria in continuous cultures. Physico-chemical and phytochemical studies like total ash, water soluble ash, acid insoluble ash, extractive values, sugar, starch, total phenolics, total protein, and tannins were calculated from the shade dried and powdered 60 mesh plant material [ 7 ].

The later view has small elliptical collateral vascular bundles with parenchymatous bundle sheet. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Int J Pharm Campanulatsu Dev. Loha – Suranava Loha, Surana Modaka [ 2021 ].