Evolvulus alsinoides is a very variable, perennial plant with slender, more or less branched stems that can become somewhat woody. A number of stems Convolvulus alsinoides L. Synonym. Convolvulus fugacissimus Hochst. ex Choisy. Synonym. Convolvulus linifolius L. Synonym. Evolvulus angustifolius Roxb. Key Words: Evolvulus alsinoides, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy, Phytochemistry. INTRODUCTION. Medicinal plants have been used indigenously in the.

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It may become a weed in some situations. However, there is insufficient evidence to compare evolvulux efficacy of evolvulus against other herbs to see if a role for this herb exists or not.

Or, Login with your user account:. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Flower In axillary, solitary; blue with white throat. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted. Evvolvulus specific search options Title. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records.

Common along foothills, lower slopes, scrub jungles even in poor soils, on bare exposed slopes. This herb used in traditional medicine of East Asia for its purported psychotropic and nootropic properties.

Encyclopedia of Life EOL. SubSpecies Varieties Races Evolvulus alsinoides var. Brown van Ooststroom Diagnostic Keys.

Evolvulus has been found to suppress inflammation induced in a mouse model of arthritis Complete Freund’s Adjuvant injections. It is one of the plants included in Dasapushpamthe ten sacred flowers of Kerala.


Beyond the memory enhancing properties evolvulus appears to have general anti-inflammatory, adaptogenic, and neuroprotective properties in the brain following oral ingestion and high doses may confer a sedative property.

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The present study was aimed at determining the vascular plant species richness of an urban green-sp Message The alsjnoides has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat.

Natural History Natural History Morphology. The angiosperms diversity was studied in Doaba region of Punjab, India. Birds take the young stem for the construction of their nests. This page was last edited on 28 Septemberat Technology partner Strand Life Sciences.

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Overview Overview Diagnostic Diagnostic Keys. The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Angiosperm diversity in Doaba region of Punjab, India Desc: Vitexin [14] and 4-methoxyvitexin [1]. Found in open areas, scrub jungles and exposed slopes from plains to m.

II, Add Add References: Views Read Edit View history. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Fruit A conical or depressed-globose capsule; seeds glabrous. History Research analysis by Kamal Patel and verified by the Examine.


Chemical compounds isolated from E. Flowers fading by noon.

More abundant in the hills upto m. Flowering throughout the year.

Evolvulus alsinoides is one of four herbs referred to as Shankhapushpi and is traditionally used in Ayurveda for nootropic and psychotropic effects. The mechanisms and exact bioactives underlying these benefits are not currently known, but seem to be localized more in the ethanolic extract and evolvulue thought to be alkaloids. We have a strict editorial process. Checklists specific search options Observed during. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. A number of varieties and subspecies are recognised.

The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. Tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Evolvulus has been found to inhibit the acetylcholinesterase enzyme with an IC 50 of Evolvulus alsinoides Scientific classification Kingdom: User Group specific search options Title. Search evollvulus all groups Search within this group.

Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. This page is regularly updated, to include the most recently available clinical trial evidence.

Evolvoids A and B [13] which appear to be caffeic acid bound to two 2-methyl-1,2,3,4-butanetetrol molecules and two caffeic acid molecules found to glucose respectively [13].