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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The extracts were also subjected to quantify the presence of phytochemical constituents such as total phenolics, total flavonoids, tannins, and titerpenoids.

Plant Description The plant grows throughout the hilly regions of India. Leaves and flowering tops are bitter, astringent and aromatic. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D.

All the authors together written and approved the manuscript. Numerous plants have been investigated using modern scientific approaches wherein the results shown the potential of medicinal plants in the field of pharmacology. The variation in the phytochemical profile compared to earlier reports [ 4243 ] in the present work may be the result of the involvement of these adtemisia in different functional roles in the plants collected from different places of the world.

The principal motive for their separation was geographical distribution, chemical makeup, and karyotype.


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In this study, we have also shown that two extracts of A. Nilagiric of Artemisia is difficult. Gray — scabland sagebrush Artemisia rothrockii A. World journal of pharmaceutical research 4: All the extracts except ANH chelated Fe and Cu ions considerably in a concentration dependent manner in vitro again justifying their antioxidant capability. Gay ex Besser Artemisia ordosica Krasch.

Callus cultures of Artemisia absinthium L. Artemisia nilagiricaGenetic fidelity, Indian wormwood, Medicinal plant, Micropropagation, Multiple shoot regeneration. Morphological characters like vegetative and inflorescence were studied and recorded accordingly.

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This disease effects about millions of people, and has high chances to affect almost every individual throughout their life time [ 16 ]. Nolagirica studied vegetative characters of the regenerated plants were similar with that of the mother plant.

It consists of 80 species found in both North America and Eurasia, [5] of which the best-known is perhaps Artemisia dracunculusthe spice tarragon. Habitat destruction for agricultural purposes and low seed viability is a major concern for the propagation of these plants.

All the samples were again incubated for 30 min at ambient arteimsia followed by the addition of 0. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Swingle from hypocotyls and intermodal explants.

Similar positive effect of lower salt strength of media on rhizogenesis has been reported earlier in Feronia limonia Hiregoudar et al. The stems are leafy and branched.


National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Int J Phytomed 2: Filatova Artemisia saitoana Kitam.

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A panel of eight cancer cell lines namely; a human acute monocytic leukaemia cell line-THP-1, b human T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma- SupT1, c human B-cell lymphoma leukaemia-JM1, d human hepatocellular carcinoma cells-HepG2, e human cervix adeno carcinoma-HeLa, f human gastrocarcinoma cells- AGS, g rat tumour glial cells-C6, h human chronic myelogenous leukaemia-K were used to study the antiproliferative activity.

Srivastava Foundation for Science and Society The result showed that extracts had the capacity to protect the liver membrane phospholipids from undergoing oxidative deterioration.

The root of the plant also has a well-known medicinal activity; it was used in Ayurvedic medicine for the treatment of various disorders, but it is not yet used for studying the pharmacological activities using animal models. Chem Biol Interact It is also used as antihelmintic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, cholagogue, digestive, expectorant, purgative and stimulant.

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