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Amorphophallus paeoniifolius is used for long period in various chronic diseases therapeutically. Aim of the current review is to search literature for the. Amorphophallus campanulatus (Roxb.) Blume (Araceae) is commonly known as Elephant foot yam. Corms are used in India in curries and pickles and are. Amorphophallus paeoniifolius. Plants being grown as a food crop in a woodland garden. Photograph by: Manojk Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

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Trease and Evans pharmacognosy. Lists a very extensive range of useful plants from around the world with very brief details of the uses.

Amorphophallus paeoniifolius

Oxalic acid ingestion results in gastric hemorrhaging, corrosion of the mouth and gastrointestinal tract and renal failure The gross energy value was determined with a bomb calorimeter. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Datasheet Description Click on the “Nutritional aspects” tab for recommendations for ruminants, pigs, poultry, rabbits, horses, fish and crustaceans.

Disc diffusion technique was used to determine in vitro antibacterial and antifungal activities. June 14, ; Accepted: Quantitative and qualitative amogphophallus of elephant foot yam. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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The corms are dry, acrid, pungent; increases both appetite and taste; digestive, anthelmintic and aphrodisiac; useful in vitiated conditions of vata and kapha, elephantiasisinflammations, haemorrhoids, haemorrhages, abdominal pain, asthma, piles, dysentery, splenopathy, amenorrhoeaseminal weakness, fatigue, anaemia and general debility [ campsnulatus2 ].


Hydrosme gigantiflora Hayata S. Common names, scientific names, eponyms, synonyms, and etymology, Volume 1 A—B. KNO 3 application affect growth and production of Amorphophallus muelleri blume.

Amorphophallus paeoniifolius – Wikipedia

Blume Araceae is commonly known as Elephant foot yam. Year ISBN Description An excellent, comprehensive book on scented plants giving a few other plant uses and brief cultivation details. Determination of extractive values: Publisher Dorling Kindersley, London.

Boil the Total Ash obtained above for 5 minutes with 25 ml of dilute hydrochloric acid; collect the insoluble matter in a Gooch crucible or on an ash less filter paper, wash with hot water and ignite to constant weight.

Ayurvedic properties Rasa- Katu, Kashaya. Hepatoprotetive activity Shashtry et al. The extracts were found not only to paralyze Vermifuge but also to kill the earthworms Vermicidal.

Thus, new information about the nutrient and anti-nutrient contents of A. Retrieved 6 December The traditional and ethnomedicinal literatures showed that the plant is a,orphophallus effective and safe for medicinal uses.

Thus, the elephant foot yam can be used for food or feed but because of its anti nutritional valueit must be processed before consumption.

Phytochemical and Nutritional Evaluation of Amorphophallus campanulatus (Roxb.) Blume Corm

Further, from the dose response curve the effective dose ED 50 for the CNS depressant activity was calculated to be 0. Calculate the percentage of ash with reference to the air-dried drug Figure 3.


The basic reason is unawareness of Ayurvedic physicians about collective use to this information resulting in their poor documentation and reporting. The corms are reported to posses antibacterialantifungal and cytotoxic activities due to presence of a diterpenoid namely salviasperanol and amblyone, a triterpenoids [ 45 ].

You can just see the male top and female bottom flowers inside. As example, xmorphophallus have western medicine with origins in Mesopotemia and Egypt, the Unani Islamic and Ayurvedic Hindu systems centred in western Asia and the Indian subcontinent and those of the Orient China, Japan, Tibet, etc.

It was also seen that the benzodiazepine cajpanulatus may be involved for the CNS depressant activity. April 28, ; Published Date: An on-line version is also available.

Essential amino-acid composition of certain vegetable foodstuffs. This allows the pollen to be deposited on the emerging insects to be pollinated on different flowers, while preventing the pollens from the same campanhlatus to fertilize itself, preventing inbreeding. The leaves are large, solitary, tripartite; segments spreading, leaflets broad, sessile, obovate or oblong, acute and oblique at the base.