Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Anti-Diabetic and Cardio-protective Medicinal Plant

Solanum surattense

Solanceae


Commonly known as febrifuge plant. It is perennial herbaceous plant distributed throughout world and many traditional uses. The plant consisted prominent nodes, young branches covered with numerous hairs, leaves are alternate, ovate, flowers purple color, fleshy berry fruits with numerous seeds.
Traditional it is used to fever, cough, asthma, diabetes, cardio-protective, diuretic, dropsy, leprosy, bronchitis, anticancer, lumbago, haemorrhoids and anti-pyretic. Leaves used to relieve pains in arthritis.
 Pharmacological activities: Anti-arthritis, Anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective, anti-ucler, cardio stimulates, anti-filarial  and wound healing effects. 

Phytochemicla constituents: Alkaloids, sterols, saponins, flavanoids, glycosides, disogenin, campesterols, davcosterols, caffeic acids  and solasonine. 

The plant consisted high amount of solasodine, it is main compound to stimulated  and trigger to synthesis of cortisone, later to formation of sex hormones.

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