Achyranthes lanata L. - Basionym Achyranthes lanata Roxb. Achyranthes lanata Schinz [Illegitimate] Achyranthes villosa Forssk. Aerva. Abstract. The leaves of Aerva lanata are one of the indigenous medicinal plants used in the management of diabetes mellitus and its. Aerva lanata (mountain knotgrass) is a woody, prostrate or succulent, perennial herb in the Amaranthaceae family of the genus Aerva, native to Asia, Africa.‎Description · ‎Distribution · ‎Uses.


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It will take care of your Kidneys. It is a superb herb for Kidneys. Buy Crataeva Nurvala Varuna tincture from a aerva lanata shop.

Give him 10 two times a day. S Kerala 23 May I am having stones in both the kidneys and also in gall bladder. aerva lanata

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The largest stone in the kidney aerva lanata 8. I have been taking the leaf-juice of Aerva lanata for the last one month, aerva lanata a day at 2 tsp. How long should I take this juice, to get rid of the stones completely? Chemical constituents Aerva lanata leaves contained low levels of anti-nutrients, such as tannic acid 0.


The aerial parts of A. The whole plant of A. Alkaloids, phenolic compounds, phytosterols, carbohydrates, proteins, amino acids, flavonoids and quinones aerva lanata identified in different solvents extracts Figure 4 [ 9 ].

Biological activities Diuretic activity of Aerva lanata flowers: The hydro-alcoholic extract of flowers of Aerva lanata was screened for its diuretic activity in rats. The hydro alcoholic extract aerva lanata flowers of Aerva lanata upon phytochemical investigation revealed the aerva lanata of flavonoids, glycosides, carbohydrates, alkaloids and phytosterols [ 10 ].

The phyto constituents may be responsible to show a potent anthelmintic activity.

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It can be concluded aerva lanata the A. Introduction Diabetes is one of the global health emergencies of the 21st century, which affects about million people worldwide, and this may rise up to million by the year [ 1 ].

Type 2 diabetes is the commonest form of this disease which is characterized by insulin resistance or reduced insulin sensitivity leading to hyperglycemia [ 2 ]. Management of type 2 diabetes normally entails lifestyle modification diet and exercise as well as treatment with oral hypoglycemic drugs, aerva lanata as insulin secretagogues e.

Diabetes and some other diseases like cancer and stroke have been linked to oxidative stress which arises from the excessive production of free radicals in the mitochondrial electron transport chain [ aerva lanata ].

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Though the natural defence mechanism of animals detoxifies these free radicals with the aid of antioxidant molecules and enzymes, oxidative stress occurs when the effect of free radicals outweighs that of the cellular antioxidants [ 5 ]. Therefore, searching for antioxidant and antidiabetic agents from plants is an important strategy required to mitigate the widespread nature of diabetes.

This is because present synthetic drugs have many drawbacks ranging from limited efficacy to several side aerva lanata such as hypoglycemia, weight gain, and aerva lanata tissue damage.

Amaranthaceae is an erect or prostrate plant found in the tropical regions of Africa, India, Arabia, and the Philippines [ 6 ]. aerva lanata

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Different parts of the plant have been used in the treatment of several diseases including inflammation, malaria, kidney stone, rheumatism, bronchitis, haemorrhage, diuresis, jaundice, and diabetes [ 7 ].

The plant aerva lanata very rich in phenolic compounds and alkaloids as well as steroids. A plethora of studies have reported the pharmacological potentials of Aerva lanata ranging from hepatoprotective, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antihelminthic, and antitumour aerva lanata to antidiabetic activities [ 9 ].

This study therefore presents aerva lanata effects of the Aerva lanata extract on diabetes-related enzymes and free radical-scavenging properties of the plant. Materials and Methods 2.