Zornia Latifolia | Health Encyclopedia

The keywords of this medical terms: Zornia Latifolia

4 dream symbols found for this dream.

Anogeissus Latifolia

Wall. ex Bedd.

Family: Combretaceae.

Habitat: Central and southern India.

English: Axle-wood, Button tree, Ghatti tree.

Ayurvedic: Dhava, Dhurand- hara, Shakataahya. Indravrksha (A. acuminata Wall. ex Bedd. is a related sp. of Dhava).

Unani: Dhaawaa.

Siddha/Tamil: Vellaynaga.

Folk: Ghatti (Gum).

Action: Astringent, cooling, used in diarrhoea, dysentery, ulcers, piles, urinary disorders and dysuria. Gum—used as a tonic after delivery.

The leaves, bark and heartwood yield quinic and shikmik acids; leaves contain gallotannin (90-95% of the tannins). The young leaves and shoots contain 50% tannins (dry basis). The bark contains 12-18% tannins. Heart- wood contains gallic acid, ellagic acid, its derivatives, quercetin and myricetin.

The gum is mainly the calcium salt of a complex, high molecular weight polysaccharic acid (ghattic acid). The gum is a substitute for Gum arabic.... Indian Medicinal Plants


Indian Medicinal Plants

Dalbergia Latifolia


Synonym: D. emerginata Roxb.

Family: Papilionaceae; Fabaceae.

Habitat: Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Western Peninsula.

English: East Indian Rosewood, Bombay Blackwood.

Ayurvedic: Shimshapaa (related sp.)

Unani: Sheesham.

Siddha/Tamil: Itti, Eravadi, Karun- doroiral.

Folk: Sisu.

Action: Stimulant, appetiser, anthelmintic, spasmogenic. Used in dyspepsia, diarrhoea; also in obesity, cutaneous affections and leprosy.

The bark contains hentriacontane, latifolin, beta-sitosterol and tannins. EtOH (50%) extract of the bark exhibits spasmogenic, and anthelmintic activity against Ascaridia galli.... Indian Medicinal Plants


Indian Medicinal Plants

Gardenia Latifolia


Family: Rubiaceae.

Habitat: Throughout the greater part of India, mostly in dry forests.

English: Boxwood Gardenia.

Ayurvedic: Parpataki.

Siddha/Tamil: Kumbay, Perungam- bil.

Folk: Paaparaa, Ban-pindaalu.

Action: Bark—used in skin diseases.

The stem bark contains hederage- nin, D-mannitol, sitosterol and siaresi- nolic, episiaresinolic, oleanolic and spinosic acid.... Indian Medicinal Plants


Indian Medicinal Plants

Zornia Diphylla

(L.) Pers.

Family: Papilionaceae; Fabaceae.

Habitat: Throughout plains of India, ascending up to 1,200 m in Kumaon.

Folk: Samraapani (Gujarat), Dupatiyaa.

Action: Herb—used for the treatment of dysentery. Root— given to induce sleep.

The herb, collected at the flowering stage from Mumbai, contained silica 3.87, calcium 1.02, magnesium 1.00, potassium 0.53, phosphorus 0.18%; iodine content 0.026-00.049 ppm (dry- matter basis).... Indian Medicinal Plants


Indian Medicinal Plants