Common name: Indian Wormwood, Fleabane, Mugwort • Hindi: नागदोना Nagdona, दवना Davana • Manipuri: লেইবাক ঙৌ Leibakngou. Natural products are the main stay of the alternative system of medicine. Artemisia nilagirica is commonly known as the Indian wormwood. Undershrubs, ca. m tall, aromatic, perennial, fruticose; stems paniculately branched, incanus, pubescent or tomentose. Leaves simple alternate, upper ones.

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These studies indicate that the anticancer and antioxidant effect of Ethanolic extract of A.

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Physiol Mol Biol Plants. Doxorubicin, a known anticancer drug used as a positive control, exhibited IC 50 values ranging from 0. Hence, the percentage of cupric chelating effect was calculated by the following Eqn. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The components analysed for phytochemicals were total phenolics, flavonoids, triterpenoids, tannins and alkaloids. For mass multiplication and propagation of this plant tissue culture techniques should be utilized [ 3839 ].

The leafy aerial parts of A.

Mosquitoes and other parasites and insects can transmit major diseases and ultimately causes millions of deaths every year. Based on the previous comment a reliable in vitro plant culture method has been developed for the A.

Leaves are alternate, large, ovate and lobbed, deeply pinnatisect with small stipule-like lobes at the base, pubescent above, ash-grey or white-tomentose beneath; upper most leaves are smaller, 3-fid or entire, lanceolate.

Related observations Show all. Rooting of shoots Individual shoots were excised from the culture and inoculated on half and quarter artemisiw medium with auxins viz. Safety and clinical applications. Gray — scabland sagebrush Artemisia rothrockii A. Abstract A reliable protocol has been established for in vitro propagation of Artemisla nilagirica var. Artemisia cina and other Old World species are the source of nilaglrica antihelminthic drug, santonin. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


Nat Prod Res Effect of cytokinins supplemented to MS medium on multiple shoot induction of Artemisia nilagirica var. Radical scavenging activity artemisiaa different extracts against stable DPPH was measured as per our previous report [ 27 ]. The common phytochemicals that causes effective results on human health care are flavonoids, alkaloids, tannins, glycosides etc.

Aparna N, Duraiswamy B Evaluation of anti-asthmatic activity of aerial parts nilgirica Artimisia nilagirica and seeds of Sesamum indicum. BMC complementary and alternative medicine We also aimed to assess the phytochemical profile of these extracts to support the therapeutic use of A. India is known as the botanical garden of the world, as it contributes the most to the medicinal herb production. May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants.

The antioxidant power was calculated using the following Eqn. Occasionally, some of the species are called sages, causing confusion with the Salvia sages in the family Lamiaceae.

The aperitif vermouth derived from the German word Wermut”wormwood” is a wine flavored with aromatic herbs, but originally with wormwood. The introduction of active agents derived from medicinal plants into the cancer therapy that nilagiruca proven to be more potent with less toxicity has changed the natural history of many types of human cancer [ 5859 ].

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Mabusela W, Vincent L, et al. In hexane and petroleum ether extracts, phlobatannins was present. Chem Biol Interact Furthermore, antioxidant capacity of the plant extracts mainly depends on both the composition of the extracts as well as the test system.


This protocol can be used for mass scale production of this important medicinal plant which could be used for plantation program and used as stock material for pharmaceutical uses.

ANH did not show any artwmisia of tannins in the experimental conditions. Clin Infect Dis Compliance with ethical standards Conflict of interest Authors declare that they have no conflict of interest. A few species are grown as ornamental plantsthe fine-textured ones used for clipped bordering.

They are brownish yellow in colour. Section Nebulae includes Artemisia californicaArtemisia nesioticaand Artemisia filifolia. Koch Artemisia spicigera Ratemisia. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. A revised medium for rapid growth and bioassay with tobacco tissue cultures. Moreover, they also plays a significant role in the pathogenesis of many disorders such as hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetic complications [ 5051 ].

In a previous study it has been reported that these oils can have antiulcer activity. Hence, there is a need of alternative form of drug like herbal or Ayurvedic to avoid such kind of concerns.

A Review on Therapeutic Potential of Artemisia nilagirica

Among the extracts, the ANA was found to be potent superoxide radical scavenger with the percentage inhibition of The reaction mixture was gently shaken and incubated for 15 min under dark conditions at room temperature. Type species Artemisia vulgaris L. The callogenetic response is also reported in various other species of ArtemisiaNin et al.

Earlier reports have also confirmed that the antioxidant potential of certain bioactive compounds is associated with their reducing abilities, therefore, the reducing power assays may act as an important indicator of probable antioxidant activity in nilagidica plant extracts [ 4445 ].

Ling Artemisia orthobotrys Kitag.