Evolvulus alsinoides is a very variable, perennial plant with slender, more or less branched stems that can become somewhat woody. A number of stems Convolvulus alsinoides L. Synonym. Convolvulus fugacissimus Hochst. ex Choisy. Synonym. Convolvulus linifolius L. Synonym. Evolvulus angustifolius Roxb. Key Words: Evolvulus alsinoides, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry. INTRODUCTION. Medicinal plants have been used indigenously in the.

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Observation specific search options Observed during. Tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Evolvulus alsinoides is one of the four herbs that is given the common name of Shankhapushpi, and appears to be a nootropic agent with comparable potency to Piracetam in otherwise healthy young rats.

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Evolvulus alsinoides (Convolvulaceae): an American herb in the Old World.

The angiosperms diversity was studied in Doaba region of Punjab, India. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. Evolvulus alsinoides is one of four herbs referred to as Shankhapushpi and is traditionally used in Alsinoires for nootropic and psychotropic effects.

Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. A number of varieties and subspecies are recognised.

Vitexin [14] and 4-methoxyvitexin [1]. Flora of Fergusson College campus, Pune, India: Flowering throughout the year. SubSpecies Varieties Races Evolvulus alsinoides var.


Evolvulus alsinoides (Convolvulaceae): an American herb in the Old World.

More abundant in the hills upto m. Evolvoids A and B [13] which appear to be caffeic acid bound to two 2-methyl-1,2,3,4-butanetetrol molecules and two caffeic acid molecules found to glucose respectively [13]. Evolvosides C, D, and E [14] which are triglycosides of kaempferol. These dosages for an ethanolic extract of evolvulus alsinoides are but estimates based on the animal research. Evolvulus has been found to inhibit the acetylcholinesterase enzyme with an IC 50 of Other herbs called Shankhapushpi Clitoria ternateaConvolvulus evolfulusand Canscora decussata.

Evolvulus has been found to suppress inflammation induced in a mouse model of arthritis Complete Freund’s Adjuvant injections. Evolvine alkaloid, structure currently unknown [11] [12]. Or, Login with your user account:. Last updated on Oct 12, Common along foothills, lower slopes, scrub jungles even in poor soils, on aldinoides exposed slopes. Alsjnoides textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. We have a strict editorial process.

Evolvulus alsinoides

This herb used in traditional medicine of East Asia for its purported psychotropic and nootropic properties. This page is evolvuljs updated, to include the most recently available clinical trial evidence. May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants. Angiosperm diversity in Doaba region of Punjab, India Desc: Natural History Natural History Morphology. It is one of the plants included in Dasapushpamthe ten sacred flowers of Kerala.


Click here to see the full set of references for this page. Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in southern Maharashtra is one of the smallest sanctuaries in the st Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Related observations Show all. Remember me Forgot password? Overview Overview Diagnostic Diagnostic Keys. Alsinoidws A conical or depressed-globose capsule; seeds glabrous.

History Research analysis by Kamal Patel and verified by the Examine. This page features 23 references. There is no human data on this plant at this moment in time. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. Evolvulus alsinoides of the family Convolvulaceae [1] is a herb from Ayurveda with some other asian usage for the treamtent of fever, cough, and cold usually administered with Holy Basil [2] as well as for venereal diseases, azoospermia, asthma and bronchitis leaves are smoked [2]adenitis and dementia.

All districts Tamil Nadu: The lack of known bioactive limits research on it.

Tropical and subtropical regions of both hemispheres. Birds take the young stem for the construction of their nests.

Fruiting throughout the year. It may become a weed in some situations.