Common name: Red Physic Nut, wild castor, wild croton, wild sultan seed • Hindi: दन्ती danti • Marathi: दंती danti, कातरी katari • Tamil. Aqueous extract of roots of Baliospermum montanum was evaluated on preliminary basis for immunomodulatory activity by studying neutrophil phagocytic. Baliospermum montanum (Willd.) Muell-Arg (Euphorbiaceae) is a leafy monoecious undershrub distributed throughout the greater parts of India, Burma and.

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Baliospermum montanum (Willd.) | Species | India Biodiversity Portal

The Monntanum of India: Upper leaves are small, lower ones large, sometimes palmately lobed, cm long, 1. Th e present review is an attempt to highlight the various ethnobotanical and traditional uses as well as phytochemical and pharmacological reports on B.

Aqueous extract of roots of Baliospermum montanum was evaluated on preliminary basis for immunomodulatory activity by studying neutrophil phagocytic function. The stem is anti-dontalgic.

Fruits are capsules, 8- 13mm long and obovoid. Vaidyaratnam PSV, Indian medicinal plants-a compendium of species. Studies on the Immunomodulatory effects of Ashwagandha. Send a request for permission. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Wild Sultan Seed. In vivo immunomodulatry studies by slide method[ 6 ] the Candida albicans culture was incubated in Sabouraud broth overnight and then centrifuged to form a cell button at the bottom and supernatant was discarded.


Department of Pharmacognosy, K. Flowers are numerous, arranged in axillary racemes with male flowers above and a few females below. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Red Physic Nut is a stout undershrub, 10 cm to 8 m in height with herbaceous branches from the roots. Effect of Terminalia arjuna bark extract on Human Neutrophils.

Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. Ethnomedical notes from the tribal inhabitants of the North Gujarat India. Medicinal plants from Dahanu forest division in Maharashtra State.

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Abstract Aqueous extract of roots of Baliospermum montanum was evaluated on preliminary basis for immunomodulatory activity by studying neutrophil phagocytic function.

Thiruvananthapuram District harbours more than 1, medicinal plants of which plants are hosts Encyclopedia of Life EOL. The powdered root was macerated with chloroform water IP for 6 days. However; there is a need to subject such medicinal plants to systematic studies to substantiate the therapeutic claims made with regard to their clinical utility[ 89 ].

Male and female flowers are separated, seen in the same flowering branch, minute, about 3 mm across, greenish yellow, arranged in axillary and terminal racemes, spikes or fascicles.

Perianth lobes 4, concave, 1. Root in the medicinal part which is used in constipation, abdominal pain, general anasarcapiles, calculus, helminthic infectionsscabiesdermic affectionssuppurative ulcers and diseases caused by the morbidity of kapha and pitta.

Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Seeds are ellipsoid smooth and mottled. Th e various parts of the plant leaves, roots, seeds and seed oil are widely used by various tribal communities and forest dwellers for the treatment of variety of ailments.


The immune system is known to be involved in the etiology as well as pathophysiologic mechanism of many diseases. Muell-Arg Euphorbiaceae is a leafy monoecious undershrub baliospermumm throughout the greater parts of India, Burma and Malaya. Leaves are simple, toothed with undulations. Indian J Exp Biol ;9: In vivo and in vitro phytochemical and antibacterial efficacy of Baliospermum montanum Willd.

The Indian Materia Medica. Used in abdominal pain, constipation, calculus, general anasarca, piles, helminthic infestation, scabies and skin disorders. In the present study, aqueous extract of roots of B.

Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. Medicinal plants of Himachal Pradesh used in pharmaceutical industry. This page was last edited on 21 Octoberat Antilukaemic and cytotoxic activities have been demonstrated in the esters of both deoxyphorbol and deoxyhydroxyphorbol, isolated from B. Ethnoveterinary medicinal plants used in Jammu and Kashmir, India. Chopras Indigenous Drugs of India. Maheshwari JK, Singh H. The roots of B.