It can cause serious side effects including vomiting, diarrhea, slow heartbeat, convulsions, and death. Studies on antidiarrheal activity of calotropis gigantea. Calotropis belongs to asclepiadaceae or milkweed or ak family which includes 280 genera and 2,000 species of worldwide distribution but most abundant in the subtropics and tropics, and rare in cold countries. Calotropis gigantea in the germplasm resources information network grin, u.
Pharmacological screening of antiasthmatic activity of. Calotropis is a shrub or tree with lavender flowers and corklike bark. It also has tannins, latex, rubber and a dye that are used in industrial practices. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license.
The latex of calotropis gigantea contains cardio glycosides, volatile fatty acids and calcium oxalate. Calotropis gigantea mother tincture uses and benefits. Calotropis a medicinal plant of family asclepiadaceae has been utilized in ayurveda, unani, siddha and many other traditional systems to cure diseases. Table 1 showed preliminary phytochemical screening of plant parts of calotropis gigantea. Calotropis gigantea slide plants horticulture and gardening. Department of agriculture agricultural research service. Calotropis gigantea is very useful in cough, asthma, dropsy, old gout, catarrh, tuberculosis, loose motions, skin diseases and leprosy. Extraction of plant latex is a complex emulsion of polymer micro particles in an aqueous medium. Dengu virus has seven major non structural proteins which are considered to be most effective for drug designing. The shrub is considered a weed in its native india but has also been used traditionally as a medicinal plant.
Calotropis gigantea large milkweed leaves for caterpillars. Giganteol which was first obtained from the stem bark is one of them and a new triterpene alcohol, isogiganteol is the other. The phytoconstituents of c gigantea that are derived from various parts of the plant include numerous glycosides, alkaloids, flavones, tannins. A large shrub, much branched, gregarious, young branches covered with white, cottony hairs, contains milky latex. Calotropis gigantea simple english wikipedia, the free. Cn103477862a ecological culture method of calotropis. Us20150366788a1 calotropis gigantea extracts and methods. Us20150366788a1 calotropis gigantea extracts and methods of. Traditionally calotropis is used alone or with other medicinals caius 1986 to treat common. Calotropis gigantea crown flower is a species of calotropis native to. Flavonol glycosides from calotropis gigantea sciencedirect. Asclepiadaceae, commonly known as milkweed or swallowwort, is a common wasteland weed singh et al. Calotropis gigantea is a well known medicinal herb commonly known as. Browse pictures and read growth cultivation information about calotropis species, crown flower, giant calotrope, giant milkweed, swallowwort calotropis gigantea supplied by member gardeners in.
The ph of latex of these two species has been found different in the present study. Isolation, crystallization, and properties of calotropins di and dii from. It contains chemicals that can interfere with heart function, particularly at high doses. So, in comparison with standard calotropis gigantea can be further used as a mild thrombolytic. It has clusters of waxy flowers that are either white or lavender in colour. Us20150366788a1 us14764,330 us201414764330a us2015366788a1 us 20150366788 a1 us20150366788 a1 us 20150366788a1 us 201414764330 a us201414764330 a us 201414764330a us 2015366788 a1 us2015366788 a1 us 2015366788a1 authority us united states prior art keywords skin extract improvement aging composition prior art date 20314 legal status the legal status is. Calotropis gigantea and calotropis procera are to a great extent having a very similar chemical properties, but the colours of their flowers are different. Recent studies have shown that these proteins can effectively cause inactivation of dengue process in humans. Crown flower calotropis gigantea is a species of plant.
Diabetes is the worlds largest endocrine disease with deranged carbohydrate, fats and protein metabolism. Pdf phytochemical and pharmacological investigation of. Calotropis gigantea is a plant that lives in tropical and subtropical regions and is commonly. Calotropis procera linn is an erect, tall, large, highly branched and perennial shrub or small tree that grows to a height of 5. Biological morphology and ethanopharmocological importance. Its a statuesque plant that likes part shade, sandy soil, and fairly dry conditions. The plant belongs to the calotropis genus and apocynaceae family. Methyl nonanoate identified in the present study is also reported by samina et al. Calotropis gigantea called swetarka and calotropis procera called raktarka. This milkweed family member typically grows to 815 tall. Growing calotropis gigantea in the villages, fl zone 9a. Mudarol, the chief resinol component of the root bark ofcalotropis gigantea, has been separated into two isomeric compounds by fractional crystallisation of the acetates and also by chromatographic adsorption analysis of the free alcohols. Us10111918b1 method of preparing biologically active.
The wood yields a fibrous substance that is used for rope, fishing line and thread. Wnt signaling plays key roles in embryonic development and various human diseases. Affordable and search from millions of royalty free images, photos and vectors. Antimicrobial activity and phytochemical analysis of. Chemical composition of calotropis gigantea springerlink. As vicki from tampa writes, cats like tropical milkweed and native milkweed better than the tough leaves of calotropis, but ill continue to grow it for its beauty. Small trees or shrubs, these two species are native to southern asia and africa and were introduced to south america and the islands of the caribbean, where they have naturalized. Calotropis gigantea linn and tridax procumbens linn, are well documented medicinal plants distributed in asia and africa and are useful for many. Symptoms of calotropis gigantea symptoms of the head and mind the person suffers from depression, tension, restlessness and exhaustion. The plant has oval, light green leaves and milky stem. Antimicrobial activity and phytochemical analysis of calotropis gigantea root, latex extracts. Pretreatment of calotropis gigantea fibers with functional. A downloadable pdf document of a book in prepublication awaiting illustration.
Article information, pdf download for pretreatment of calotropis. Antibacterial and phytochemical studies on calotropis gigantia l. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. A method of preparing biologically active derivatives from calotropis gigantea flowers includes obtaining fresh calotropis gigantea flowers, drying the flesh flowers, soaking the dried flowers in a natural oil, e. Calotropis gigantea, commonly called crown flower or giant milkweed, is a large shrub or small tree that is native to india, southern china, malaysia and indonesia, but has been extensively cultivated in tropical areas around the world.
Methods of using extracts of calotropis gigantea to impart benefits to skin andor improve skin conditions resulting from aging or damaged skin. Chemical constituents and uses of calotropis procera and. Calotropis gigantea slide free download as powerpoint presentation. An excellent, if rather terse, guide to the traditional medicinal uses of the plants of the region in nepal, the latex is applied to sprains, body pains, boils and pimples. The extractions from latex are quit tricky in context with preparation of latex for the extraction purpose. Calotropis is used as a traditional medicinal plant with unique properties. Calotropis gigantea assisted green synthesis of nanomaterials. The invention aims at providing an ecological culture method of a calotropis gigantea plant and the ecological culture method can realize the intensive seedling culture and cultivation of the calotropis gigantea plant. Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using calotropis. Sarkar and others published calotropis gigantea linn. Calotropis gigantea gigantic swallow wort in hyderabad im img 82. Calotropis gigantea f a taxonomic species within the family apocynaceae the crown flower or giant milkweed, native to much of tropical asia. The person might suffer from disease of the head, hot head, sense of vomiting and vertigo.
It is a very common herb seen widely throughout india. Calotropis gigantea, the crown flower, is a species of calotropis native to cambodia, indonesia, malaysia, the philippines, citation needed thailand, sri lanka, india, china, pakistan, nepal, and tropical africa. Calotropis species, crown flower, giant calotrope, giant. Studies on antidiarrheal activity of calotropis gigantea r. Smilingbudha 100 calotropis gigantea seeds, giant milkweed giant milkweed, crown flower. Calotropis gigantea leaves assisted biosynthesis of zno and. It is widely used in many ayurvedic treatments, both externally ksharasutra and internally. This page was last edited on 8 january 2016, at 11. Other articles where calotropis gigantea is discussed. Calotropis gigantea arka uses, dose, side effects, ayurveda. A complete busket of indian traditional medicine find. Plant details information about calotropis gigantea plant.128 68 376 389 778 1466 1395 999 1369 192 1301 763 566 275 1080 680 1489 996 1305 42 989 227 540 68 1541 1362 887 436 710 1338 258 1227 1512 652 776 1261 1206 543 829 39 17 778 270 1043 1040 831