by; G. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. Narasimhan, Centre for Floristic Research, Department of Botany, Madras Christian College, Tambaram. (0 ratings). Common Name: Spiderwort. Leucas cephalotes. Drawing of the plant. Photograph by: Kirtikar, K.R., Basu, B.D., Indian medicinal plants, Plates, vol. 4: t. Objective: Keeping this background in mind this study was carried out on the leaf of Leucas cephalotes, basically a folklore drug also used in Unani Medicine.

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Leucas cephalotes Roth Spreng. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. All the three doses of extract decreased plasma glucose and lipid profiles and, improved the antioxidant status of both types of diabetic rats. Traditional knowledge about medicinal weeds in Chhattisgarh.

Medicinal weeds of Kharif crops in the plains of Chhattisgarh. Please check the link http: Oudhia, P and R. It is also steeped in water which is then used for bathing and for washing livestock.

A source of an additional income for Cephalotess farmers. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Leucass and Privacy Policy.


Stems erect, unbranched or with few branches, cm, leafy, pubescent with spreading and adpressed retrorse hairs. The genus Leucas includes about Asiatic and African species. Oxford and IBH Publ. Can include ecosystem services.

Retrieved from ” https: Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Hedge Leucas capitata Desf. Used as a culinary herb. Medicinal weeds in Kodomillet fields: Angiosperm diversity in Doaba region of Punjab, India Desc: Names of Plants in India site. Threatened Taxa of Telangana State. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Could it be a dried up plant of Leucas Indica?

The ethanol extract of leaves of Leucas cephalotes was administeredand mg kg -1 bw to diabetes induced IDDM and NIDDM rats and carbohydrate, lipid, antioxidant, urea and creatinine profiles were assessed. The spreading and retrorse stem hairs, the numerous imbricate bracts and the few large verticillasters are characteristic features.

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Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. User Group specific search options Title. User specific search options User. Thanks Sir for this upload, I thought this is a common plant, strange to know that this is not represented on the forum.


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Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. I hope Id is correct. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. Medicinal weeds in groundnut fields of Chhattisgarh India.

The flowering annual herb Leucas cephalotes is a common weed which also has uses as an edible vegetable and herbal remedy. Medicinal weeds of Raipur and Durg Madhya Pradesh region.

I will share my pics of the same from Panipat and Morni Hills.

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Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. It is collected for use as a leafy vegetable in rural areas.

It is collected for use as a leafy vegetable in rural areas.