Download Citation on ResearchGate | Leucas aspera – Medicinal plant: A review | Leucas effects; hence, this drug encourage finding its new therapeutic uses. 22 Jan PDF | The current study presents the biological nature and phytochemistry of Leucas aspera (Lamiaceae) based on the available reports. 18 Dec Leucas Aspera (Kaurkansoli, Tag and Chota Halkusa) is a herb, which is uses. It can be used as an insecticidal, anti inflammatory, antipyretic, antiseptic for medicinal value to a great extent and is available abundantly.

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Last update on International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences. Leucas aspera is an annual, branched, herb erecting to a height of cm with stout and hispid acutely quadrangular stem and branches. Leucas aspera is used commonly as an insecticide. Corolla 1 cm long; tube 5 mm long and pubescent above, annulate in the middle; upper lip 3 mm long, densely white-woolly; lower lip about twice as long, the middle lobe obviate, rounded, the lateral lobes small, subacute.

Leucas aspera: A review

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This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Quality Standards of Indian Medicinal Plants; pp. The ethanolic extract of L. Preliminary chemical examination of some compounds in the different parts of the genus Leucas. Leucas aspera is a species within the Leucas genus and the Lamiaceae family. Good descriptions of the plants leicas terse notes on their uses. In vitro study of chloroform and ether extracts of L. Indian Medicinal Plants; pp.


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Leucas aspera

In old stem, trichomes are few, phloem tissue is wide and found on either side of the wide xylem band; pith is parenchymatous, wide and embedded with acicular crystals of calcium oxalate. A novel phenolic compound from Leucas aspera Spreng. Two aliphatic ketols from Leucas aspera. Leaves are considered useful in chronic rheumatism, psoriasis and other chronic skin eruptions. Plant viewed from above Photograph by: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Detailed TS shows an epidermis covered with thick cuticle, traversed occasionally with stomata and bears simple, multicellular three to four-celled uniseriate lignified trichomes and sessile, glandular trichomes with multicellular head; narrow parenchymatous cortex, except under medicknal ridges where it is collenchymatous, distinct endodermis and parenchymatous pericycle, especially; stellar region consisting of a ring of vascular bundles connected with interfascicular sclerenchymatous band; very narrow parenchymatous phloem, and radially arranged xylem tissue.

Leucas aspera – Useful Tropical Plants

Indian Council of Medicinal Research; Diterpenes from Leucas aspera inhibiting prostaglandin-induced contractions. Year ISBN Description Excellent book, covering over 1, species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.


Nil Conflict of Interest: The ethanolic extract was subjected to acetic acid induced writhing inhibition, 1,1-diphenylpicryl hydrazyl DPPH free radical scavenging assay and brine shrimp lethality bioassay for screening of antinociceptive, antioxidant and cytotoxic activity, respectively.

Leaves are sub-sessile or shortly petiolate, linear or linearly lanceolate, obtuse, pubescent up to 8. Footnotes Source of Support: Preliminary antinociceptive, antioxidant and cytotoxic activities awpera Leucas aspera root. Pharmacognostical evaluation of Leucas aspera.

Antinociceptive, antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of Leucas aspera root The ethanolic extract was subjected to leycas acid induced writhing inhibition, 1,1-diphenylpicryl hydrazyl DPPH free radical scavenging assay and brine shrimp lethality bioassay for screening of antinociceptive, antioxidant and cytotoxic activity, respectively.

These studies reveal that L. In vitro trials of plant extracts and chemicals for their antifungal activity.

Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Further, studies reveal the presence of various phytochemical constituents mainly triterpenoids, oleanolic acid, ursolic acid and b-sitosterol, nicotine, sterols, glucoside, diterpenes, phenolic compounds 4- hydroxyoxon-propyltetracosanyl -phenol. Indian J Chem Lwucas.