Leptadenia pyrotechnica is a shrub found in desert areas belonging to the family Asclepiadaceae. It is an important medicinal plant and all. Leptadenia pyrotechnica in the Botanic Library. Desert Vegetation of Israel and Sinai ยท Desert Vegetation of Israel and Sinai. Leptadenia pyrotechnica (Hindi: [khai) is the botanical name of a desert herb of the Being highly brought-resistant, leptadenia pyrotechnica has played an.

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In vitro antioxidant activity of methanolic extracts of various parts of Leptadenia pyrotechnica Forssk.

Chemical characterization of Khimp fiber Leptadenia pyrotechnica J.

This activity was due to the presence of the alkaloids in the aerial parts. Table 2 Metabolites present in different plant parts of L. Close-up of leptadeniw flowers Photograph by: A Multipurpose Plant of an Arid Environment. Another study carried out by Munazir et al.

Leptadenia pyrotechnica

Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit; Leptadenia pyrotechnica seed oil: The role of L. They obtained the fiber by crushing the green stem and then retting it. The extract showed anticancer activity against MCF-7 human breast cancer cell line. They performed cardiac role in the traditional medicinal systems. Its fiber has expectorant activity Al-Yahiya, The primary metabolites are given in Table 2.


Plant parts Composition 1.

K, Kumar K, editors. Triterpenoid from Leptadenia pyrotechnica. In literature, micropropagation of L.

While in Senegal, it is used for infant children as laxative and also used for muscle and kidney pain. They checked the antimicrobial activity in vitro against Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis, Pyrotechnifa coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Micrococcus flavus by using agar diffusion and DPPH methods.

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Publisher Royal Botanic Gardens; Kew.

Stems, with a mature seedpod Photograph by: Addition to the traditional folk herbal medicines from shekhwati region of Rajasthan.

Medicinal plants are indigenously used for different purposes throughout the globe.

It is also growing in northern dry sandy Sahel and in the western India Burkill, ; McLaughlin, An experiment was conducted by Tewari et al. It is also found along the seacoast Ali et al. They identified these phytochemicals including 18 aromatic hydrocarbons 5-phenyl-undecane and 6-phenyl-tridecane as major element. For this purpose, gus and gfp proteins were transferred by agrobacterium mediated transformation. In the same experiment the antioxidant activity was evaluated.


Watafua M, Geidam M. The history of medicinal pant is parallel to the human beings. Stem of Khip plant is the source of bast fiber.

Leptadenia pyrotechnica (Forssk.) Decne. | Flora of Israel Online

Introduction The history of medicinal pant is parallel to the human beings. The results revealed that both plant parts contained four major phytochemicals such leptadenis alkaloids, tannins, flavonoids and saponins.

Antioxidant, antimicrobial and cytotoxic activities of selected medicinal plants from Yemen.

In another study conducted by Moustafa et al. Plant fiber Used as expectorant and antihistaminic Al-Yahiya. A, Berge G, Paulsen B. A study was conducted by Jain et al. Medicinal and non-medicinal uses of some plants found in the middle region of Saudi Arabia.

The flowers leptadeniq yellowish green, bisexual, pentamarous and actinomorphic. Its roots are good soil binder that fixes the sand dunes due to elongated and extensive root system Qureshi et al.