Hygrophila spinosa T. Anderson, commonly known as Gokulakanta (Hygrophila) is a well known medicinal plant found in all over India. Hygrophila spinosa T. Anders (Acanthaceae) is described in Ayurvedic literature as Ikshura, Ikshugandha and Kokilasha “having eyes like Kokila or Indian. Hygrophila spinosa on [family ACANTHACEAE ] Verified by Not on sheet, Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine [family ACANTHACEAE ] (stored .

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Institute of Pharmacy Other articles by this author: Many pharmacologic studies have been conducted on H. Asteracantha longifolia suppresses oxidant-induced tissue injury and proliferation in rat liver.

Therefore we would like to draw your attention to our House Rules. Effect of petroleum ether extract from Hygrophila spinosa on hematological parameters and hepatorenal functions in mice. Volume 7 Issue 1 Jan Chemical and Pharmacological Evaluation of Hygrophila spinosa Root.

From the observation, it could be predicted that aphrodisiac and spermatogenic effect of EEHS against infertility may be due to hormonal and neurohumoral changes, which play an important role in the sexual behavior and fertility disorders.


Traditional medicine in healthcare coverage, WHO, Geneva, A summary of these findings by various investigators is described briefly in the following sections. Mary Kasturi and P. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine.

An overview of measures to maximise the medicinal potentials of indigenous plants. Indian J Exp Biol.

The results showed that chloroform and alcohol extracts have significant antipyretic activity, but petroleum ether and aqueous extracts failed to lower the raised body temperature in rats. This finding confirms its traditional use in bacterial infection. Volume 8 Issue 1 Jan Publisher Hyggrophila Botanic Gardens; Kew.

This study shows the antidiabetic activity along with potent antioxidant potential in diabetic conditions. The seeds are ground into a paste and given in buttermilk for diarrhea.

Hygrophila auriculata – Marsh Barbel

The antibacterial activity of petroleum ether, chloroform, alcohol, and aqueous extracts of leaves of H. Antibacterial activity was exhibited by the chloroform and methanol extract of the whole plant, and methanolic extract jygrophila the leaves.

Studies on amino acid composition of the seeds of the plants A. Anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities of Hygrophila auriculata.

A significant hepatoprotective activity of the methanolic extract of the seeds was observed. The plant contains terpenoids, alkaloids, flavonoids, and is traditionally known as an aphrodisiac, renal tonic, and for its health-promoting properties.


Constituents of Asteracantha longifolia. Volume 5 Issue 1 Jan Antioxidant activity Phytochemicals of H. Ramaiah College of Pharmacy Other articles by this author: Hepatoprotective and antioxidant effects of Hygrophila auriculata K. Volume 1 Issue 1 Feb Int J Health Res.


The control had the highest absorbance value 0. The Promotion and Development of Traditional Medicine.

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Important mineral contents and medicinal properties of M. This research will go a long way in the scientific exploration of medicinal plants for the benefit of man and is likely to decrease the dependence on synthetic drugs. Citing Articles Here you can find all Crossref-listed publications in which this article is cited.

Potential in treating liver diseases of the aerial parts, roots and whole plant was studied by various models viz.