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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Aristolochia bracteolata is a climbing or prostrate perennial herb with an unpleasant smell, stems cm tall from an underground rhizome. The plant was kindly identified and authenticated by the Taxonomist Dr. Aristolochia is an important bracteilata in the family of Aristolochiaceae and is widespread across tropical Asia, Africa, and South America.

Aristolochia platanifolia recorded as an addition flora for Assam, India. Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Rodents aristolochja Unusual Size. Antibacterial and antifungal activities of methanol extract against gram-positive, gram-negative, and fungal strains were investigated by the agar disk diffusion method.

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The plant grows at elevations of m above sea level and can be found on the aristolocha of rivers, bushland, desert grasslands. Information on Aristolochia bracteolata is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly. Journal of Pharmacy Research. Among the strains tested, Moraxella catarrhalis and sea urchin-derived Bacillus sp.

This highlights the importance of M. Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Although AA-1 aristolocgia strong activity against M.

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Journal List Int J Bacteriol v. Bractteolata is also widespread used in Sudan and other African countries as one of the most effective herbal remedies for infectious diseases.

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The whole plant was used as a purgative, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory. Initial steps in new drug discovery involve identification of new chemical entities, which can be either sourced through chemical synthesis or can be isolated from natural products through biological activity guided fractionation.


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Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Mutational signature of aristolochic acid exposure as revealed by whole-exome sequencing. Piperonylic acid was purchased from commercial sources TCI and used without further purification.

Aristolochic acid nephropathy in a Chinese patient: Results and Discussion 3. This species is featured in: Ahemdnagar, Pune, Raigad, Thane Karnataka: Sterile, blank paper discs impregnated with only sterile solvents served as negative control each time. Bioguided fractionation of methanolic extract of Aristolochia bracteolata led to isolation of AA-1 and its structure was elucidated by interpretation of its NMR and MS data and by comparison with those reported in the literature.

Organic solvent extracts of the plant showed antibacterial activities while the water extract showed antifungal activity [ 17 ]. The crude extract failed to inhibit the growth of all test fungi in addition to the following bacterial strains: Plants remain an important source of diverse chemical entities which have been used as drugs or provide scaffolds from which new drugs have been derived [ 10 ].

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Clinical features of Moraxella catarrhalis respiratory infections. Assessment of Aristolochia bracteolata leaf extracts for its biotherapeutic potential.

Bacteriology of acute otitis media: Therapeutic effect of Aristolochia bractealata extract against experimental Aristopochia evansi infection. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. The crude extract and chloroform fraction were significantly active against sea urchin-derived Bacillus sp. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A bioassay-guided fractionation of methanol extract of Aristolochia bracteolata whole plant was carried out in order to evaluate its antimicrobial activity and to identify the active compounds in this extract.

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Antimicrobial Activity Initial steps in new drug discovery involve identification brateolata new chemical entities, which can be either sourced through chemical synthesis or can be isolated from natural products through biological activity guided fractionation.

All brcteolata were active against sea urchin-derived Bacillus sp. Share this image — Hide sharing options. The authors declare that there is no conflict of interests regarding the publication of this paper.

Please review our privacy policy. Aristolochia bracteolata also known as ‘worm killer’ in English due to its anthelminthic activity and trypanocidal effect, is a perennial herb growing from 10—60 cm tall.

The MIC of the compound was defined as the lowest concentration that inhibited the visible bacterial growth and the MBC was defined as the lowest concentration that prevented the growth of the organism after subculture onto antibiotic-free plates. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. It is impossible to ban the use of these remedies, especially in the rural areas in Sudan and other African countries; therefore, we strongly recommend educating the public of the risks versus the benefits of Aristolochia and gradually replacing them with either economical new drugs or standardized extracts and homogenous batches of other plant material with known levels of safe active constituents.

Laboratories of the world have found literally thousands of phytochemicals which have inhibitory effects on all types of microorganisms in vitro. The experiment was replicated two times to confirm the reproducible results.

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