The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine, food, and as a source of oil and wood. Known Hazards. The bark is used as a fish poison[. () Medicinal Importance of Holoptelea Integrifolia (Roxb).Planch – Its Biological and Pharmacological Activities. Nat Prod Chem Res doi. Common name: Indian Elm, entire-leaved elm tree, jungle cork tree, south Indian elm tree • Hindi: चिलबिल chilbil, कान्जू kanju, पपड़ी.

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Alcoholic extract showed moderate to good antibacterial and antitubercular activity.

Chloroform extract was found to be most effective against all the test microorganisms. Adaptogens or adaptogenic substances are a new class of metabolic regulators which increases the ability of an organism to adapt to environmental factors and to avoid damage from such factors [ 33 ].

Plants used against cancer —an extention of the work of jonathan Hartwell. International journal of drug development and research ;2 4: It is also used for the treatment of intestinal cancer [ 12 ]. Paste of the stem bark is externally applied to treat the inflammation of lymph glands, ringworm, and scabies.

Planch — Its Biological and Pharmacological Activities. It can be downloaded from the Internet. The findings of the study suggested that the crude extract of test plant has potential anticancer activity.

Many pharmacological effects of this plant have been reported including anti-inflammatory, anthelmintic, antibacterial, antidiarrheal, antitumor, adaptogenic, antidiabetic and antioxidant activity and wound healing potential, etc [ 26 – 29 ]. Indian journal of experimental biology; Paste of stem bark is applied externally to treat inflammation of lymph gland and common fever, scabies and ring worm. Leaves of the plant are used as external application of the wound.


Indian Journal of Pharmacology ;41 2 ; Seeds are used especially on ringworm and dried fruit in polyurea and urinary disorders [ 15 ].

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It has grey bark, covered intwgrifolia blisters, peeling in corky scales on old trees. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. Histological changes such as steatosis fatty change, fatty degeneration, or adipose degenerationinflammatory infiltrations, and perivenular fibrosis were observed in CCl 4 treated toxic control group.

Excellent source of fodder for livestock. Various medicinal herbs have been reported to have analgesic potential. Year ISBN Description An excellent, concise guide to species, plus notes on another species. Thus, it is mandatory to fill the huge gap of insufficient knowledge and awareness among pharmacologists as well as researchers to hold the position of this plant in providing better medicinal values to the society. Hholoptelea the plant is disease free; however, some pests attack it. Mucilage and juice obtained from boiled bark has been reported to be useful in rheumatism intestinal tumour when applied externally.

The stipules are lance-shaped. In the study different fractions of H. Report on antidiarrheal holopttelea of Holo;telea integrifolia was provided by Shrinivas et al. Common, less in the plains, planted. The conservation status of Derris scandens Roxb. 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 activity was compared with a standardglibenclamide. The results were comparable with standard piperazine citrate 2. In Nepal the bark is externally used to relieve rheumatic, swellings. Padmaa and Durga [ 17 ] evaluated petroleum ether, benzene, chloroform, methanolic and aqueous extracts of stem bark of H. Recently, Hemamalini and Sathya [ 47 ] reported the hepatoprotective activity of methanolic extracts of Holoptelea integrifolia against CCl 4 induced hepatotoxicity.


In this article the pharmacognostic characteristics of Holoptelea integrifolia, its medicinal significance and pharmacological effects have been presented. The intrgrifolia map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Pharmacognostic studies on fresh mature leaves of Holoptelea Integrifolia Roxb.

Holoptelea integrifolia – Useful Tropical Plants

Various part of plant is reported for various activities. User Group specific search options Title. The extract administered orally produced a significant dose-dependent inhibition of edema formation.

Holoptelea integrifolia is the large spreading glaborous deciduous tree about meters in height distributed throughout the greater part of India upto an altitude of m. The shape of fruit holoptelae 2 cm in diameter and 0. Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Natural products drug discovery in India. Evaluation of anthelmintic activity of stem bark of holoptelea integrifolia roxb. Home Publications Conferences Register Contact.

Palakkad, Idukki, Kollam, Thrissur, Wayanad. Indian Medicinal Plants-a compendium of species, Vol. Abstract Holoptelea integrifolia Ulmaceae is a versatile medicinal plant used in various indigenous systems of medicine for curing routine healthcare maladies. View at Google Scholar D. Anthelmintic Activity of Asta Churna.