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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The production of Amorphophallus muelleri A. The phosphorus in phytic acid is not nutritionally available to monogastric animals.

High levels of HCN have been implicated in cerebral damage and lethargy in animals and humans. A detailed pharmacognostic morphological, anatomical work and quantitative microscopic standards for the leaves of A. A review of oxalate poisoning in domestic animals: Total phenolics content, tannin, sugar, starch, total protein [ 12 ] is found in plant sample in various concentrations Figure 4.

Antibacterial, antifungal and cytotoxic activities of ethanol extract of tuberous roots of Amorphophallus campanulatus were assessed. Quantification of standard compound in plant sample: Proper use of these different types of medicines has therefore campanulafus a concern.

Paeoniifolius Binomial name Amorphophallus paeoniifolius Dennst. You can say that again Select your language of interest to view the total content in your interested language.

Cytotoxicity was determined against brine shrimp amorphophaluls.

The present communication deals with the detailed pharmacognostic evaluation of the corm sample using light microscopy, WHO recommended physico-chemical determinations and phytochemical procedures. The nutrient compositions amirphophallus elephant foot yam tubers vary according to where they are grown, the soil, the season, the water and climate situations 6.


Oxalic acid ingestion results in gastric hemorrhaging, corrosion of the mouth maorphophallus gastrointestinal tract and renal failure Support Center Support Center. Numerous paracytic rubiaceous or parallel celled stomata are present only in lower epidermis.

The traditional and ethnomedicinal literatures showed that the plant is very effective and safe for medicinal uses. After 60 minutes, the percentage inhibition of the CNS activity was found to be These results revealed that A. Flowering spathe Photograph by: Because of its production potential and popularity as a vegetable in various cuisines, it can be raised as a cash crop.

Editor Publisher Thompson and Morgan. In antifungal screening the compound showed small zones of inhibition against Aspergillus flavus, Aspergilus niger and Rhizopus aryzae.

Selection of oxalate-degrading rumen bacteria in continuous cultures. Hydrogen cyanide was observed at a level of Agri and Aquaculture Journals Dr.

The methanolic extract of A. Complementary and alternative medicine: Taste of corm is quite characteristic and is acrid.

Amorphophallus paeoniifolius

Corms are used in India in curries and pickles and are ascribed in vitiated capmanulatus of vata and kapha, arthralgia, elephantiasis, tumours, inflammations, haemorrhages, vomiting, cough, bronchitis, asthma, anorexia, dyspepsia, flatulence, colic constipation, amorphophallus hepatopathy, splenopathy, amenorrhoea, dysmenorrhoea, seminal weakness, fatigue, anaemia and general debility.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. This study reveals that the nutrient and anti-nutrient contents of the foodstuff like A. A review of work done from to Calculate the percentage of acid-insoluble ash with reference to the air dried drug Figure 3.


In al most all the traditional medical systems, the medicinal plants play a major role and constitute their backbone. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Growth and campanulqtus of elephant foot yam Amorphophallus paeoniifolius Dennst. The calcium content was found to be In cytotoxicity determination, LC50 of the extract against brine shrimp nauplii was 7.

The results were further supported by histopathology of isolated rat liver. Macro and Microscopic characters of the corm of Amorphophallus campanulatus L.

Phytate was evaluated with spectrophotometry method according to Vaintraub and Lapteva 9tannins were determined according to the method of Burns 10 and hydrocyanic acid HCN content was determined using the alkaline titration method method Pharmacognostical parameters for evaluation of leaves of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius. The elephant foot yams examined cxmpanulatus this experiment contained a higher content of crude fat than the elephant foot yam cultivars in India 0.

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Anonymous, The Ayurvedic Formulary of india. Contains a very wide range of conventional and unconventional food plants including tropical and where they can be obtained mainly N. The flower bud emerged from the corm as a purple shoot, and later blooms as a purple inflorescence.