(Acanthaceae), known as cracker plant is traditionally used as diuretic, anti-pyretic, analgesic, anti-hypertensive, anthelmentic, abortifacient, emetic, in bladder disease, kidney disorder, bronchitis, gonorrhoea and syphilis. Medicinal Plantlist | Medicinal Seedlist | Flavonoids / Cytotoxicity: Ethanol extract study - Study yielded flavonoids, glycosides, phenols, saponins and essential minerals with good nutritive value and secondary metabolites. (39) 1, January 2006, Pages 14-18 / doi:10.1016/j.foodchem.2004.09.046 Availability Physiochemical analysis yielded (%w/w) ash 13.53, acid insoluble ash 2.36, water insoluble ash 24.78, alcohol soluble extractive 7.67. (Acanthaceae), known as cracker plant is traditionally used as diuretic, anti-pyretic, analgesic, anti-hypertensive, anthelmentic, abortifacient, emetic, in bladder disease, kidney disorder, bronchitis, gonorrhoea and syphilis. (20) Also used as abortifacient. • (13) (11) Effect of 50% Hydro-Ethanolic Leaf Extracts of Ruellia Tuberosa L. and Dipteracanthus Patulus (Jacq.) Mohan* / American Journal of Phytomedicine and Clinical Therapeutics Species Polianthes tuberosa L. The various ethnomedicinal uses of the plant in Bangladesh are shown in Table 1 and partly compiled from sources as mentioned in the References section [1]. • In Trinidad and Tobago, used as a "cooling" agent, for urinary problems and high cholesterol. (30) • In Trinidad and Tobago, used as a “cooling” agent, for urinary problems and high cholesterol. Evaluation of Ruellia tuberosa L. for Antiurolithiatic and Antioxidant Activities in Rats / B. Sailaja *, K. Bharathi , K. V. S. R. G. Prasad / Jour of Pharma Research / DOI: 10.18579/jpcrkc/2010/9/2/79490 All Products; Fluke 170 Series Many phytoconstituents have been identified. (14) (34) BIOACTIVE KB and HepG2 cell line. The extract concentration that protected DNA against oxidative damage also showed higher DPPH free radical scavenging activity. For post-delivery problems a tisane is made of Ruellia tuberosa, ti patat root, a piece of sour orange (Citrus aurantium), a branch of bonné kawé (Cardiospermum microcarpum), and the bark of mouben (Spondias mombin) and given to the person to drink for nine days. reported folkloric medicinal use in the Philippines. (18) Send e- mail | Special Links | Important classes in the volatiles are monoterpenes, monoterpenoids, sesquiterpenes, sesquiterpenoids, hydrocarbons, aromatics, esters, alcohols, sulphur compounds, ketones, and aldehyde compounds. / Antibacterial / Antifungal / Roots: Study evaluated a root extract for antibacterial, antifungal, and insecticidal activity. (28) Root - Ruellia tuberosa, Linn. pictorial flora of saint lucia. on Non-enzymic Antioxidants and other Biochemical Parameters in Liver, Kidney, Serum of Alloxan Induced Diabetic Swiss Albino Rats. Medicinal The plant is used in the treatment of fevers, skin itches[1174. Ruellia tuberosa Linn. Camarosid / Antioxidant / Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitor / Leaves: Leaves of R. tuberosa have demonstrated strong antioxidant and xanthine oxidase inhibitory activities. used for heart ailments. • Antioxidant: tuberosa, BIOACTIVE SWAMY, V. SUBHASHINI / INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY ADVANCED RESEARCH TRENDS, VOLUME II, ISSUE I, FEBRUARY 2015 Additional • Hypolipidemic / Leaves: Study investigated the effect of 50% hydroethanolic leaf extracts of R. tuberosa and D. patulus on lipid profile in alloxan induced diabetic rats. Antioxidant Activity and Isolation of Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitor from Ruellia tuberosa L. Leaves / Aktsar Roskiana Ahmad, Berna Elya, Abdul Mun’im / Pharmacogn J., 2017; 9(5): pp 607-610 Constituents Abdul, Shumala Parvin, Aktar Uzzaman Chouduri, Md. (10) ANTI-INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITY OF TUBER OF RUELLIA TUBEROSA L. (ACANTHACEAE) / Natesan Rajendrakumar, Karuppanan Vasantha, Antony Nishanthini and Veerabahu Ramasamy Mohan* / WORLD JOURNAL OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES, Vol 3, Issue 6 (2014) Ruellia tuberosa is a low-growing perennial Minnieroot. (20) Ruellia tuberosa Linn. • In Sri Lankan traditional medicine, used for stomach problems. Antinociceptive funnel-shaped, 5-lobed corolla, up to 5 centimeters across, and mauve or light ACTS AS ANTI-FERTILITY AGENT THAT REDUCES SPERM COUNT, MOTILITY AND VIABILITY IN MALE SWISS ALBINO MICE (MUS-MUSCULUS), Antibacterial, antifungal and insecticidal activities of Ruellia tuberosa (L.) root extract, Effect of 50% Hydroethanolic Leaf Extracts of Ruellia tuberosa L. and Dipteracanthus patulus (Jacq.) Fruit is a pod with 7 to 8 seeds, bursting open and Ruellia (1) Results suggest Ruellia tuberosa has potential as reversible oral male contraceptive. GC-MS Analysis of Bioactive Components of Tubers of Ruellia tuberosa L. (Acanthaceae) / Rajendra kumar N, Vasantha K and V.R. Home | About Suriname | • Anti-Diabetic: Study evaluated the hypoglycemic activity of methanol extract and solvent fractions of R. tuberosa in alloxan-induced diabetic rats. Easy to care for and great for use as coverage, ruellia plants offer unique beauty to landscape areas. on Non-enzymic Antioxidants and other Biochemical Parameters in Liver, Kidney, Serum of Alloxan Induced Diabetic Swiss Albino Rats / Manikandan A, Victor Arokia Doss D / J Biomed Sci and Res., Vol 2 (3), 2010,190-201 Phytoremediation of metals contaminated soils by catharanthus roseus and ruellia tuberosa / Subhashini, V. and Swamy, A.V. / KRISHNA CHAITANYA. The herbal tea derived from the plant is used to combat coughs, colds and the flu. • No reported folkloric medicinal use in the Philippines. • Gastroprotective / Analgesic / Roots: Study of crude aqueous extracts of Ruellia tuberosa roots in a rat alcohol-induced gastric lesion model showed a strong and dose-dependent gastroprotective activity. Ruellia tuberosa. (24) (12) (8) Pl. Bulk Order | Company Info | Results showed significant a-glucosidase inhibitory activity with IC50 of 15.84, 4.73, and 8.27 µg/ml of hexane, ethyl acetate, and methanol fractions, respectively. A. sessilis showed the highest mortality followed by Ruellia tuberosa. Siddha/Tamil Tapas-kaaya. (22) Ruellia tuberosa is a tropical plan t in Acanthaceae family that has b een used as folk medicine and widely distributed in South East Asia. Hepato protective activity of ethanolic and ethyl acetate extract of Ruellia Tuberosa L. (whole plant) against N-Nitrosodiethylamine induced liver cancer in wistar albino rats / B Arirudran, Vijayalakshmi krishnamurthy, A Saraswathy / American Journal of PharmaaTech Research (AJPTR) / DOI: 10.21276/ajptr  POPPING POD C, ALEKHYA RAVELLA , JAYASREE VARDHAN, DIANA VIVIAN ATIGARI / IJPBS, Volume 2, Issue 3, JULY-SEPT 2012, pp 63-72 Pharmacognostic and Preliminary Phytochemical Studies on Ruellia tuberosa L. (Whole plant) / B Arirudran*, A Saraswathy, Vijayalakshmi Krishnamurthy / Pharmacognosy Journal, June 2011; Vol 3, Issue 22 / https://doi.org/10.5530/pj.2011.22.6 hurtling the seeds when it gets wet. (33) (16) Hexane soluble and chloroform-soluble extracts were obtained through sequential partitioning of crude ethanolic extract of air-dried aerial parts of the plants. (16) The NPs showed larvicidal activity against III and IV instar larvae of A. aegypti. used To treat type-2 diabetes (not insulin-dependent), people use 75g of fresh sâm Ä‘ất (or 25g dry) to make tea and drink every day. • Anti-Diabetic / Antihyperlipidemic / Hepatoprotective / Leaves: Study evaluated the anti-diabetic potential of methanolic extract of leaves in alloxan induced diabetic rats. Properties Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients in Tecoma Stans. Hypoglycemic Activity of Ruellia tuberosa Linn (Acanthaceae) in Normal and Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Rabbits / Durre Shahwar; Saif Ullah; Mobasher Ahmad; Sami Ullah; Naeem Ahmad; Muhammad Akmal Khan / Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Article 8, Volume 7, Issue 2, Spring 2011: pp 107-115 (24) Total cholesterol level was significantly (p<0.05) decreased at 500 mg/kg bw of both plant extract treated groups. sorbifolin, pedalitin, along with betulin, vanillic acid, and Some compounds showed cytotoxicity against (27) and Tobago, used as tuberosa showed antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities with Their leaves are food for the caterpillars of several Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths), typically Nymphalinae and in particular members of their tribe Junoniini, such as the larvae of the banded peacock (Anartia fatima). The wild form has purple flowers, and is native to Mexico, Western South America and the Antilles. Ruellia tuberosa L. of Acanthaceae family is a Minnie root medicinal, tropical plant widely distributed in south East Asia. Folkloric Uses It is known by several common names, including bluebell, cracker plant, meadow weed, pink-striped trumpet lily, popping pod and snapdragon. The ME of leaves elicited significant reductions of blood glucose (p<0.05), lipid parameters except HDL-C, serum enzymes and significantly increased HDL-C at dose of 200mg/kg. Palms | Products | Evaluation of anti-cancer activity of Ruellia tuberosa on EAC induced mammary tumor / Nagarjuna Reddy Vennapusa, Nagarathna Pkm, Divya Madanu / International Journal of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Vol 1, No 2 (2013) • In Suriname's HDL-c was found increased in the treatment groups. used for common colds, fevers and hypertension. Volume 3, Issue 2, 2012, pp.-79-81. • Antinociceptive / Anti-Inflammatory: Return policy | Privacy policy. Family • are opposite, elliptic, short petioled, abruptly narrowed at the base, - Study for bioactive components of ethanol extract of tubers yielded 25 compounds viz. It is also used as a remedy for inflammation of the stomach and intestines, constipation and general stomach ailments. - Leaves contain apigenin The phytochemical properties of Ruellia tuberosa has been investigated revealing the presence of alkaloids, triterpenoids, saponins, sterols and flavonoids (6). Surinam Cuisine | Tinctures | (15) Results showed potent anti-inflammatory activity at 400 mg/kg. (21) An aqueous extract of tuberous roots produced antispermatogenic effect in male albino rats. Protective effect of Ruellia tuberosa L. extracts against abnormal expression of hepatic detoxification enzymes in diabetic rats / Wen-Chang Chang, Da-Wei Huang, Jou-An Chenc, Yu-Fang Chang, James Swi-Bea Wu and Szu-Chuan Shen / RSC Adv., 2018; 8: pp 21596-21605  / DOI: 10.1039/C8RA03321H Antidiabetic, antihyperlipidaemic and hepatoprotective activity of methanolic extract of Ruellia tuberosa Linn leaves in normal and alloxan induced diabetic rats / M. Rajan*, V. Kishor Kumar, P. Satheesh Kumar, Kotam Reddy Swathi, Sangam Haritha / Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 2012, 4(6): pp 2860-2868 The Effects of Root Extract Ruellia tuberosa L on Histopathology and Malondialdehyde Levels on the Liver of Diabetic Rats / Alfin Nur Laily Kurniawati, Aulanni'am,  Arie Srihardyastutie and Anna Safitri / IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Volume 299, Conference 1 / • Anti-Fertility / Roots: Study evaluated root powder of R. tuberosa for its effect on male reproduction in Swiss albino mice. Ruellias are popular ornamental plants. A., GAJARE K. A. Cytotoxicity by MTT assay showed an IC50 of 54.95 µg/ml on HepG2 cell line. 3 (12), pp. (29) PHYTOREMEDIATION OF LEAD CONTAMINATED SOILS BY RUELLIA TUBEROSA, L. / A.V.V.S. used in Trinidad and Tobago for urinary problems and diabetes mellitus, RUELLIA TUBEROSA L. 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