Callus induction and plant regeneration in Cardiospermum
In India, Cardiospermum halkacabum (CH) has been used for several centuries in the treatment of rheumatism, stiffness of limbs and snake bite whereas the roots alone have been used for curing diseases related to the nervous system (Muthu et al.
Fraction 14 of ethanolic extract of Cardiospermum halicacabum yielded a dark brown coloured active compound which was confirmed based on its FT-IR, MS and [.
In vitro antifilarial activity of extracts of the medicinal plant Cardiospermum
halicacabum against Brugia pahangi.
halicacabum Balloonvine, love-in-a-puff L.
RAHN Cosmetics, a Swiss company whose products in the US are distributed by Kinetik Technologies, Hazlet, NJ, is promoting an ingredient for sensitive skin called Defensil (INCI name: octyldodecanol, echium plantagineum seed oil, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil unsaponifiables, cardiospermum
halicacabum flower/leaf/vine extract).
That these seven 'shaks"--Momordica charantia, Alstonia scholaris, Cardiospermum
halicacabum, Commelina paludosa, Gymnopetalum cochinchinense, Corchorus aestuans, and Spilanthes calva were consumed during times of food scarcity by the Chakmas suggests that the leaves and young shoots of the plants may have adequate nutritional value, besides satiating hunger.
Another study was carried out to test the antifilariai efficacy of Cardiospermum
halicacabum against related filarial worm Brugia pahangi (22).
Containing extract of Cardiospermum
seed and cold-pressed echium oil, Defensil costs pounds 14.
Active 1 (INCI: Octyldo-decanol, echium plantagineum seed oil, cardiospermum
halicacabum flower/leaf/vine extract, helianlhus annuus (sunflower) seed oil unsaponifiables) is an optimized system for physical and biochemical protection and care of sensitive skin types.
Anti-oxidant and hypolipidemic effect of Cardiospermum
X Ambrosia psilostachya X X Ammania coccinea X X Bacopa monnieri X X X Bothriochloa laguroides X Cardiospermum
halicacabum X X X Celtis laevigata X Chlorocantha spinosa X Chromolaena odorata X Clematis drummondii X X X Cocculus diversifolius X Commelina erecta X Croton sp.
If you have eczema or dermatitis, try Skin Shop's Cardiospermum
Gel (pounds 14.
INCI name: Octyldodecanol, cardiospermum
halicacabum flower/leaf/vine extract, echium plantagineum seed oil, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil unsaponifiables
IF YOU use its Latin name, Cardiospermum
halicacabum, it sounds rather unpleasant, but the balloon vine - or love-in-a-puff, as it is more commonly known - is an extraordinary flower.