Holarrhena antidysenterica


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tropical Asian tree with hard white wood and bark formerly used as a remedy for dysentery and diarrhea

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Antiinflammatory and analgesic activities of Holarrhena antidysenterica Wall.
Most of the extracts showed significant cytotoxic activity amongst which Piper longum, Holarrhena antidysenterica and Terminalia chebula possessed potent cytotoxic activity.
Holarrhena antidysenterica was used by the TMP to treat dysentery; the ancient Indian traditional system of medicine known as Ayurveda uses an Ayurvedic formulation known as Kutajghan Vati containing this plant for treatment of dysentery (Lather et al.
Boiled barks of Holarrhena antidysenterica were taken with table salt to get relief from dysentery.
Gastrointestinal disorders were treated by the TMP with several plants, one of which was Holarrhena antidysenterica (Serial Number 3).
Plants like Andrographis paniculata, Holarrhena antidysenterica, Alstonia scholaris, Terminalia arjuna, Coccinia indica, and Centella asiatica have been studied in greater details and the findings are well in agreement with their folk medicinal uses in the five villages of Narsinghdi district.