Leptadenia pyrotechnica is a shrub found in desert areas belonging to the family Asclepiadaceae. It is an important medicinal plant and all. Leptadenia pyrotechnica in the Botanic Library. Desert Vegetation of Israel and Sinai ยท Desert Vegetation of Israel and Sinai. Leptadenia pyrotechnica (Hindi: [khai) is the botanical name of a desert herb of the Being highly brought-resistant, leptadenia pyrotechnica has played an.

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It is frequently found on sand dunes and interdunal flats in the Cholistan desert and used as medicinal plant Hameed et leptadenja. M, Gami B, Kothari I.

Alkaloids Moustafa et al. Seed pods in green condition, from Jaipur, Rajasthan Photograph by: Chemical characterization of Khimp fiber Leptadenia pyrotechnica J. An experiment was conducted by Tewari et al.

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Watafua and Geidam, examined the subacute toxicity of the pyrotecnica extract of L. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN pyrotechnkca Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.

The results revealed that both plant parts contained four major phytochemicals such as alkaloids, tannins, flavonoids and saponins. Anti-inflammatory activity, safety and protective effects of Leptadenia pyrotechnica, haloxylon salicornicum and Ochradenus baccatus in ulcerative colitis.


Anthelmintic activity The anthelmintic activity of methanolic extract of L. Table 1 Traditional uses of different Plant parts of L. The results showed that both plant parts possessed significant radical scavenging activity as compared to the synthetic drug i. Eight polar and non-polar solvents hexane, acetone, butanol, ethanol, methanol, ethyl acetate, water and chloroform were used. Royal Botanical garden; Kew. Physical characteristics of Khimp fibre. Its branches are soaked overnight in water and then used in making ropes used in huts formation Qureshi, Micropropagation of Leptadenia pyrotechnica Forsk.

Wound healing activity of L. These alkaloids were belonged to the indole, pyrrol, and pyrazine and pyridine groups. Key Phytochemicals screened from L. For this purpose water, ethyl acetate and n- butanol extracts of aerial parts of L.

Root Soluble sugars R, Qureshi R, Shah M. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

Leptadenia pyrotechnica

Flowering plant Photograph by: Plant conservation and management Purotechnica to the highly medicinal value and rapid usage of the L. Antifungal and antibacterial activity of some herbal remedies from Tanzania. This was the first time to produce efficient callus from the nodal parts of plant Qureshi et al.

In another study conducted by Moustafa et al. Sonication-assisted efficient Agrobacterium-mediated genetic transformation of the multipurpose woody desert shrub Leptadenia pyrotechnica Plant Cell Tiss.


Medicinal plants are indigenously used pyrptechnica different purposes throughout the globe. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Plant sap For skin diseases and diabetes, smallpox, psorosis Kateva et al. Addition to the traditional folk herbal medicines from shekhwati region of Rajasthan.


Publisher Royal Botanic Gardens; Kew.

Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. It is native to Mediterranean regions, semi-arid deserts of African and Asian countries, where sandy and dry conditions prevail. Various published papers, medicinal plant databases, etc were utilized to leptadeniz the information.

Last update on The toxicity of these flavonoids was also checked on brine shrimps that showed that E-I, E-I. M, Balasubramanya S, Anuradha M. In vitro callus induction protocol for Leptadenia pyrotechnica using various explants.

The anthelmintic activity of methanolic extract of L. Vegetation diversity and role of Leptadenia pyrotechnica in biomass contribution carbon storage in arid zone of India. Cardiac glycosides Three cardiac glycosides were isolated by Moustafa et al.

Hepatoprotective activity of whole plant extract of Leptadenia pyrotechnica against paracetamol induced damage in rats. Present review is just a glimpse to attract the scientists to divert their attention towards deserts and particularly to further develop the existing remedial potential of L.