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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Various published papers, medicinal plant databases, etc were utilized to compile the information. They divided the desert in three agro-climatic zones and concluded that the stem has more nitrogen and carbon contents than the roots. Anticancer Activity Khasawneh et al. It was the new addition in the pentacyclic triterpenoid that was named as 3-glycol-oleanolic acid or Pyrotechnoic acid.

Al Fatimi et al. A glycol-oleanolic acid conjugate from Leptadenia pyrotechnica Asclepiadaceae J. The mechanism behind this was the more cholesterol absorption in the intestine and increased the removal of cholesterol through fecal.

Leptadenia pyrotechnica

Is the compilation of data from the previous research works conducted by various scientists across the world. The primary metabolites are given in Table 2. Royal Botanical garden; Kew. Pyrotechnica to counter the four fungi viz. They checked the antimicrobial activity in vitro against Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Micrococcus flavus by using agar diffusion and DPPH methods.


The present review regarding Leptadenia pyrotechnica Forssk. Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit; These results indicated the soil binding and stabilizing potency of Khip plant in desert. The callus formation was performed pyrotrchnica using plant hormones i. Phytochemistry Qualitative phytochemical screening Qualitative and quantitative phytochemical screening from root and aerial parts of L.

In literature, micropropagation of L. Its roots are good soil binder that fixes the sand dunes due to elongated and extensive root system Qureshi et al.


This species holds variety leptadsnia bioactive constituents that trigger healing properties. Fabry W, Okemo P. Open in a separate window. The expression of transferred proteins was evaluated at different plant stages. The latex is also applied to remove ringworm Qureshi, Antibacterial activity of root and fruit extracts of Leptadenia pyrotechnica Asclepiadaceae from Pakistan.

While in Senegal, it is used for infant children as laxative and also used for pyotechnica and kidney pain.

Key Phytochemicals screened from L. Stems, with a mature seedpod Photograph by: This was the first time to produce efficient callus from the nodal parts of plant Qureshi et al.

Pyrotechnoic acid Ali et al. According to them, MELP administered rats exhibited the dosage dependent reduction in blood glucose along with reduction of glycogen in liver, cholesterol and triglycerides in serum. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

Chemical characterization of Khimp fiber Leptadenia pyrotechnica J.

Pyrotdchnica Antifungal Activity Rekha et al. Antibacterial activity of East African Medicinal Plants. Hepatoprotective activity of whole plant extract of Leptadenia pyrotechnica against paracetamol induced damage in rats. On the other hand, it also prevented the plaque formation in the arteries. Isolation, structural elucidation of flavonoid constituents from Leptadenia pyrotechnica and evaluation of their toxicity and antitumor activity.

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This activity may be attributed to the presence of terpenoides and flavonoids that triggered astringent and antimicrobial property. Results showed that alkaloids and alcohol showed Cardiac glycosides Three cardiac glycosides were isolated by Moustafa et al. Rekha K Kumar, Singh M. Final technical repot funded by Pakistan Science Foundation; Islamabad: Medicinal plants are indigenously used for different purposes throughout the globe.

Flowering plant Photograph by: Alkaloids from aerial parts and alcoholic extracts were used in Chaudhary S, Khosa R. R, Qureshi R, Shah M.

An experiment was conducted by Tewari et al. It is native to Mediterranean regions, semi-arid deserts of African and Asian countries, where sandy and dry conditions prevail. Alkaloids Moustafa et al. The flowers are yellowish green, bisexual, pentamarous and actinomorphic. A study was conducted by Jain et al. Due to its short fibers, it can be used only with other fibers like pyrotechnca to produce polyester and other goods.