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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Leucas aspera had both fungistatic mwdicinal fungicidal actions. The extract showed significant lethality to brine shrimp. J Indian Chem Soc. Antimicrobial activity of Leucas aspera flowers The methanol extract of L.

Footnotes Source of Support: It has good quality photos and terse details on more than 3, species and cultivars. The Muston Company; 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 the 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.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Antinociceptive, antioxidant and cytotoxic activities of Leucas aspera root 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.

Chem Pharm Bull Tokyo ; It is a herb used in food to provide fragrance to food. Please review our privacy policy.

Leucas aspera – Useful Tropical Plants

The flower is reported to contain 10 compounds; among them amyl propionate The ethanolic extract of L. Antimicrobial activity of Leucas aspera flowers. Last update on Unsourced or poorly sourced material may be challenged and removed.

Phcog Rev [serial online] [cited Apr 28];4: Tracheobionta, Vascular plant Super division: Patel1 K. How many fingers does the typical human have? National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

Bruised leaves are applied locally in snake bites. Leaves are sub-sessile or shortly petiolate, linear or linearly lanceolate, obtuse, pubescent up to 8. Two aliphatic ketols usfs Leucas aspera.

Leucas aspera

Riechstoffe, Aromen, Koerperpfl egemittel. Indian J Animal Health. Toxicity evaluation of herbal smoke and synthetic mosquito mat on Culex quinquefasciatus The smoke of leaves of Vitex negundo and L. Dronapushpi, Chitrapathrika, Chitrak-shupa Punjabi: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Close-up of the flowers – and some ants! Indian Council of Medicinal Research; A triterpenoid lactone from Leucas aspera. Examination of the component fatty acids of the oil from the seeds of Leucas aspera.


Plant viewed from above Photograph by: Kamat M, Singh TP. This section needs more medical references for verification or relies too heavily on primary sources. TS of leaf passing through the lrucas is broadly convex on the lower side and slightly grooved or sues on the upper side, a centrally located conjoint and collateral meristele associated with a parenchymatous pericycle layer on lower side, collenchymatous tissue underneath both the epidermis; dorsiventral lamina epidermis covered with thick cuticle, traversed with stomata, bears simple and glandular trichomes of the same type as found on stem, 1 to 2 layered palisade tissue occupying the major area of the section and spongy parenchyma.

Diagrammatic TS of young stem is quadrangular in outline with four distinct collenchymatous ridges, covered with hairs. Isolation of compound-A, 3-sitosterol and et-sitosterol from the aerial parts.

Plant growing in native habitat Photograph by: Spermatophyta, Aspeera plant Division: An on-line version is also available.

Antimicrobial activity, lamiaceae, Leucas asperatriterpenoid. Although the species has many different common names depending on the region in which it is located, it is most commonly known as Thumbai. Indian J Chem Br.