(26) • In Trinidad (38) The herbal tea derived from the plant is also used to combat coughs, colds and the flu. Species Polianthes tuberosa L. The various ethnomedicinal uses of the plant in Bangladesh are shown in Table 1 and partly compiled from sources as mentioned in the References section [1]. in the Philippines. (19) S, RAMESH. bluish purple. ANTI-CARCINOGENIC ACTIVITY OF RUELLIA TUBEROSA L. (ACANTHACEAE) LEAF EXTRACT ON HEPATOMA CELL LINE & INCREASED SUPEROXIDE DISMUTASE ACTIVITY ON MACROPHAGE CELL LYSATE / SAYANTAN DEY, SUBHADEEP ROY, NILANJANA DEB, KALYAN KUMAR SEN, SHILA ELIZABETH BESRA* / International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol 5, Suppl 3, 2013 Easy to care for and great for use as coverage, ruellia plants offer unique beauty to landscape areas. (34) used for heart ailments. Ruellia tuberosa L. (yuquilla) is a species of ethnomedical use for diabetes and kidney problems. (•) How to use Duppy Gun? (33) folk medicine. An EaF at 100 mg/kg showed the highest anti-diabetic activity with a 28.64±0.28% decrease in blood glucose. The herbal tea derived from the plant is used to combat coughs, colds and the flu. ACTS AS ANTI-FERTILITY AGENT THAT REDUCES SPERM COUNT, MOTILITY AND VIABILITY IN MALE SWISS ALBINO MICE (MUS-MUSCULUS) / PARDESHI M. H., DESHMUKH A. Names of Tecoma Stans in various languages of the world are also given. For hexane extracts, R. tuberosa showed better activity than other samples. A. sessilis showed the highest mortality followed by Ruellia tuberosa. Mexican-petunia (also known as Mexican bluebell or Britton’s petunia) is described as a “hardy perennial edging plant for flower beds and as colorful groundcovers.” Scientific names include Ruellia brittoniana, R. coerulea and R. tweediana, but taxonomists now use the name Ruellia simplex, which was the first name used to describe this species. Properties / Yang Mekar ditamanku B*, RAVINDRA BABU. The extract also showed mild erythropoetic and moderate analgesic activities. Webstore Family Acanthaceae. • No reported folkloric medicinal use in the Philippines. (21) (32) Names of Ruellia Tuberosa in various languages of the world are also given. • Bioactive Vietnam Journal of Science and Technologym 2018; 56(4A): pp 106-112 It is used to treat digestive system disorders and unspecified medicinal disorders. and anti-inflammatory properties of Ruellia tuberosa, Ethnomedicines (16) Molecular modeling of Ruellia tuberosa L compounds as a-amylase inhibitor: an in silico comparation between human and rat enzyme model / Dyah Ratna Wulan, Edi Priyo Utomo, and Chanif Mahdi / Bioinformation. (23) on Lipid Profile in Alloxan Induced Diabetic Rats / Manikandan Ananthakrishan and Victor Arokia Doss / Int J Prev Med., July 2013; 4(7): pp 744–747 / PMCID: PMC3775212 / PMID: 24049591 (5) tuberosa showed antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities with The phytochemical properties of Ruellia tuberosa has been investigated revealing the presence of alkaloids, triterpenoids, saponins, sterols and flavonoids (6). Surinam Cuisine | Tinctures | used in Trinidad and Tobago for urinary problems and diabetes mellitus, RUELLIA TUBEROSA L. (1) Volume 3, Issue 2, 2012, pp.-79-81. Results suggest RT may ameliorate abnormal hepatic detoxification function via alleviation of hyperglycemia and enhancement of hepatic antioxidant capacity in HFD/STZ-induced diabetic rats. Mosquito larvicidal potential of four common medicinal plants of India / Anjali Rawani, Anupam Ghosh* & Goutam Chandra / Indian J Med Res 140, July 2014, pp 102-108 The extract also strongly inhibited the α-amylase activity in vitro (IC50 0.14 ± 0.005 mg/ml). Evaluation of Ruellia tuberosa L. for Antiurolithiatic and Antioxidant Activities in Rats / B. Sailaja *, K. Bharathi , K. V. S. R. G. Prasad / Jour of Pharma Research / DOI: 10.18579/jpcrkc/2010/9/2/79490 Results showed lowered blood glucose levels, decreased MDA levels, and histopath evidence of recovery of hepatic organ. (39) Also used as abortifacient. Distribution - MINNIEROOT / Tropilab Inc. PHYTOREMEDIATION OF LEAD CONTAMINATED SOILS BY RUELLIA TUBEROSA, L. / A.V.V.S. - Study for bioactive components of ethanol extract of tubers yielded 25 compounds viz. (5) • In Sri Lankan traditional medicine, used for stomach problems. The herb possesses emetic properties. (see study below) (19) (Acanthaceae), known as cracker plant is traditionally used as diuretic, anti-pyretic, analgesic, anti-hypertensive, anthelmentic, abortifacient, emetic, in bladder disease, kidney disorder, bronchitis, gonorrhoea and syphilis. FLAVONOIDS FROM RUELLIA TUBEROSA / Chwan-Fwu Lin et al / J Chin Their leaves are food for the caterpillars of several Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths), typically Nymphalinae and in particular members of their tribe Junoniini, such as the larvae of the banded peacock (Anartia fatima). (30) sorbifolin, pedalitin, along with betulin, vanillic acid, and Ruellia tuberosa L. (Acanthaceae) is an important medicinal plant, traditionally used to cure diseases. KB and HepG2 cell line. Ruellia tuberosa Linn. Med. It is also used as a remedy for inflammation of the stomach and intestines, constipation and general stomach ailments. (21) An aqueous extract of tuberous roots produced antispermatogenic effect in male albino rats. 209-214 / DOI: 10.1080/13880200802434575 (20) Study showed that Rubellia (14) (13) Among chloroform-soluble extracts, C. brevifolius and R. tuberosa showed strongest anthelmintic activities at all tested concentrations. AND REDDY K.J. - In folk medicine, considered diuretic, antidiabetic, antipyretic, analgesic, antidotal. Fever tuberosa possesses potent antioxidant activity. Ruellia Acanthaceae family Ruellia tuberosa Linnaeus, Sp. (27) Also used as abortifacient. Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients in Ruellia Tuberosa. Composition of volatile oils from leaf, stem, root, fruit, and flower of Ruellia tuberosa L. (Acanthaceae) from Nigeria / Dorcas Olufinke Moronkola, Sherifat Adeyinka Aboaba, Iqbat Mahammad Choudhary / Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, 2018; 9(41): pp 1031-1037 / https://doi.org/10.5897/JMPR2015.5951 Results showed potent anti-inflammatory activity at 400 mg/kg. • Antiproliferative / Antioxidant: Study evaluated the antioxidant and antiproliferative activities of Ruellia tuberosa. • Anti-Diabetic / Antihyperlipidemic / Hepatoprotective / Leaves: Study evaluated the anti-diabetic potential of methanolic extract of leaves in alloxan induced diabetic rats. Indigenous common herb of dry open areas, especially coastal. • Anti-Diabetic: Study evaluated the hypoglycemic activity of methanol extract and solvent fractions of R. tuberosa in alloxan-induced diabetic rats. Effect of 50% Hydroethanolic Leaf Extracts of Ruellia tuberosa L. and Dipteracanthus patulus (Jacq.) 2014; 10(4): pp 209–215. Recently this plant has been incorporated as a component in an herbal drink in Taiwan. Some are used as medicinal plants, but many are known or suspected to be poisonous. Med 17(3): 103-109, 2006 ex L. Ruellia tuberosa L. This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to N. South America and Peru, Caribbean. (25) Phytoremediation of metals contaminated soils by catharanthus roseus and ruellia tuberosa / Subhashini, V. and Swamy, A.V. • Hypolipidemic / Leaves: Study investigated the effect of 50% hydroethanolic leaf extracts of R. tuberosa and D. patulus on lipid profile in alloxan induced diabetic rats. The information in this website has been compiled from reliable sources, such as reference works on medicinal plants. It is also used for the treatment of stones in the bladder. of Philippine Medicinal Plants with Chinese Names. Antioxidant Activity and Isolation of Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitor from Ruellia tuberosa L. Leaves / Aktsar Roskiana Ahmad, Berna Elya, Abdul Mun’im / Pharmacogn J., 2017; 9(5): pp 607-610 Some compounds showed cytotoxicity against Antidiabetic, antihyperlipidaemic and hepatoprotective activity of methanolic extract of Ruellia tuberosa Linn leaves in normal and alloxan induced diabetic rats / M. Rajan*, V. Kishor Kumar, P. Satheesh Kumar, Kotam Reddy Swathi, Sangam Haritha / Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 2012, 4(6): pp 2860-2868 tuberosa, BIOACTIVE - MINNIEROOT, Evaluation of the antioxidant activity of Ruellia Ethnomedicines Lu li cao. Gastroprotective activity of Ruellia tuberosa root extract in rats / L S R Arambewela, R thambugtala and W D Ratnasooriya / J. Trop. used for common colds, fevers and hypertension. How Tecoma Stans is effective for various diseases is listed in repertory format. - Column chromatography of ethyl acetate fraction of whole plant yielded four compounds i.e., rutin (1), syringaresinol (2), catechin (3), and pulmatin (4). • Anthelmintic / Aerial Parts: Study evaluated four abundant Philippine weeds i.e., C. aciculatus, C. brevifolius, S. spontaneum, and Ruellia tuberosa for anthelmintic activities. Antidiabetic Activity of Ruellia tuberosa L., Role of α-Amylase Inhibitor: In Silico, In Vitro, and In Vivo / Dyah Ratna Wulan, Edi Priyo Utomo, and Chanif Mahdi / Biochemistry Research International, Volume 2015 (2015) / http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/349261 (see constituents above) (37) Alternanthera sessilis, Tremna orientalis, Gardenia carinata, and Ruellia tuberosa against Culex quinquefasciatus. Uses For post-delivery problems a tisane is made of Ruellia tuberosa, ti patat root, a piece of sour orange (Citrus aurantium), a branch of bonné kawé (Cardiospermum microcarpum), and the bark of mouben (Spondias mombin) and given to the person to drink for nine days. Zulkarnain Waslim, Fui Fui Lem, Peik Lin Teoh / Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science Vol. Results suggest potential use for mosquito larvae control. Medicine from Nature | Oils | In folk medicine and Ayurvedic medicine it is believed to be diuretic, anti-diabetic, antipyretic, analgesic, antihypertensive, and gastroprotective, and has been used for … ), HYPOLIPIDEMIC AND ANTI OXIDANT ACTIVITY OF RUELLIA TUBEROSA Linn, Antioxidant and anti-proliferative activities of Sabah Ruellia tuberosa, Mosquito larvicidal potential of four common medicinal plants of India, ANTI-CARCINOGENIC ACTIVITY OF RUELLIA TUBEROSA L. (ACANTHACEAE) LEAF EXTRACT ON HEPATOMA CELL LINE & INCREASED SUPEROXIDE DISMUTASE ACTIVITY ON MACROPHAGE CELL LYSATE, ETHNOMEDICINAL PLANTS USED FOR WOUNDS AND SNAKE-BITES BY TRIBALS OF KINNERASANI REGION, A.P., INDIA, Molecular modeling of Ruellia tuberosa L compounds as a-amylase inhibitor: an in silico comparation between human and rat enzyme model, Hypoglycemic Activity of Ruellia tuberosa Linn (Acanthaceae) in Normal and Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Rabbits, Antidiabetic, antihyperlipidaemic and hepatoprotective activity of methanolic extract of Ruellia tuberosa Linn leaves in normal and alloxan induced diabetic rats, Evaluation of anti-cancer activity of Ruellia tuberosa on EAC induced mammary tumor, RUELLIA TUBEROSA LINN. traditional medicine, used as anthelmintic; for joint pains and muscle on Non-enzymic Antioxidants and other Biochemical Parameters in Liver, Kidney, Serum of Alloxan Induced Diabetic Swiss Albino Rats / Manikandan A, Victor Arokia Doss D / J Biomed Sci and Res., Vol 2 (3), 2010,190-201 (35) used in Trinidad and Tobago for urinary problems and diabetes mellitus / Cheryl A Lans / Journal of Ethnobiology and - Phytochemical screening of various extracts of whole plant yielded steroids, triterpenoids, phenols, flavonoid, tannin, sugars. The root and leaf for alleviating retention of urine. The Effects of Root Extract Ruellia tuberosa L on Histopathology and Malondialdehyde Levels on the Liver of Diabetic Rats / Alfin Nur Laily Kurniawati, Aulanni'am,  Arie Srihardyastutie and Anna Safitri / IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Volume 299, Conference 1 / Flowers are showy, with Ruellia tuberosahas been extensively used as diuret- ic, anti-diabetic, antipyretic, analgesic, antioxidant (4), anti-hypertensive, gastroprotective (5) and to treat gonorrhea (3). Ruellia tuberosa L. (herb) commonly called ‘cracker plant’, often grown for ornamental purposes is an Acanthaceae: The 3rd largest tropical family of dicotyledonous plants with about 2500 species, most of which have medicinal values (Burkill, 1985).It has tuberous roots with leaf, stem, fruit and flower parts, is native to America, but widely spread in dry and hilly regions. RUELLIA TUBEROSA L. • Anti-Cancer / EAC Induced Mammary Tumor: Study evaluated the antitumor effect of Ruellia tuberosa leaf extracts against Ehrlich ascites carcinoma (EAC) tumor in mice. Webstore page! Leaves Analysis showed betulin could be a potential inhibitor with non-competitive pattern like betulinic acid. (22) • α-Amylase Inhibitor / Anti-Diabetic: Study evaluated the antidiabetic mechanism of the n-hexane fraction of methanolic extract (HFME) of the plant in an in silico, in vivo and in vitro study in STZ induced diabetic rats. Sources and Suggested Readings Pharmacognostic and Preliminary Phytochemical Studies on Ruellia tuberosa L. (Whole plant) / B Arirudran*, A Saraswathy, Vijayalakshmi Krishnamurthy / Pharmacognosy Journal, June 2011; Vol 3, Issue 22 / https://doi.org/10.5530/pj.2011.22.6 Results showed significant a-glucosidase inhibitory activity with IC50 of 15.84, 4.73, and 8.27 µg/ml of hexane, ethyl acetate, and methanol fractions, respectively. Siddha/Tamil Tapas-kaaya. with undulate margins and up to 12 centimeters long. Characterization and larvicidal activity of green-synthesized silver nanoparticles using cracker plant Ruellia tuberosa leaf extract / Jocelyn L Miranda, Cherrie G Muaña and Maria Cleofe N Badang / Journal of Nanomedicine & Nanotechnology / DOI: 10.4172/2157-7439-C1-050 / 13th International Conference and Exhibition on Nanomedicine and Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology and luteolin. Also used as abortifacient. • Antioxidant: Ruellia tuberosa has been used traditionally in the treatment of various ailments. • Antinociceptive / Anti-Inflammatory: Family • Medicinal Plantlist | Medicinal Seedlist | Ruellia tuberosa is a low-growing perennial The ME of leaves elicited significant reductions of blood glucose (p<0.05), lipid parameters except HDL-C, serum enzymes and significantly increased HDL-C at dose of 200mg/kg. (26) (18) - Medicinal Support | Medicinal teas | Ruellia tuberosa is a tropical plan t in Acanthaceae family that has b een used as folk medicine and widely distributed in South East Asia. • No reported folkloric medicinal use in the Philippines. (39) Palms | Products | paw edema in rats. Acanthaceae RUELLIA TUBEROSA LINN. (6) (12) Abdul, Shumala Parvin, Aktar Uzzaman Chouduri, Md. (22) (9) Protective effect of Ruellia tuberosa L. extracts against abnormal expression of hepatic detoxification enzymes in diabetic rats / Wen-Chang Chang, Da-Wei Huang, Jou-An Chenc, Yu-Fang Chang, James Swi-Bea Wu and Szu-Chuan Shen / RSC Adv., 2018; 8: pp 21596-21605  / DOI: 10.1039/C8RA03321H • In India leaf juice applied to scorpion bite sites. • Phytoremediation / Lead / Heavy Metal Pollution: Study showed Ruellia was a good accumulator of lead. Physiochemical analysis yielded (%w/w) ash 13.53, acid insoluble ash 2.36, water insoluble ash 24.78, alcohol soluble extractive 7.67. 1, January 2006, Pages 14-18 / doi:10.1016/j.foodchem.2004.09.046 Infusion used for cleansing the blood. Total cholesterol level was significantly (p<0.05) decreased at 500 mg/kg bw of both plant extract treated groups. The extract concentration that protected DNA against oxidative damage also showed higher DPPH free radical scavenging activity. Constituents Hexane soluble and chloroform-soluble extracts were obtained through sequential partitioning of crude ethanolic extract of air-dried aerial parts of the plants. Send e- mail | Special Links | The extracts were tested against African nightcrawler earthworms Eudrillus euginiae. Antioxidant and anti-proliferative activities of Sabah Ruellia tuberosa / Bo Eng Cheong,*, Mohd. List of various diseases cured by Ruellia Tuberosa. that of indomethacin. (31) 15 compounds in the stem oil (93.96%), 42 from the root oil (91.49%), 60 compounds from the fruit oil (89.68%), and 6 compounds Folkloric 2: 635.1753. The leaves contain apigenin and luteolin while the seed oil yield myristic, capril and lauric acids. It is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment and NParks does not purport to provide any medical advice. Antinociceptive For the right freight rate, shipping charges, conditions and delivery service, please visit our a "cooling" agent, for urinary problems and high cholesterol. - Methanolic extract of leaves yielded carbohydrates, glycosides, phytosteroids, flavonoids, tannins, fixed oils and fats. Other uses were obtained from data collected from folk medicinal practitioners of Bangladesh residing in different • Protective Against Abnormal Expression of Hepatic Detoxification Enzymes in Diabetic Rats: Study investigated extracts of R. tuberosa for effects on hepatic detoxicification enzyme expression in male diabetic Wistar rats with STZ-induced diabetes and fed with a HFD. of family Acanthaceae was studied to investigate the microscopical, vein islet and vein termination numbers, palisade ratio, stomatal index and different chemical parameters. ANTI-INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITY OF TUBER OF RUELLIA TUBEROSA L. (ACANTHACEAE) / Natesan Rajendrakumar, Karuppanan Vasantha, Antony Nishanthini and Veerabahu Ramasamy Mohan* / WORLD JOURNAL OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES, Vol 3, Issue 6 (2014) hurtling the seeds when it gets wet. Ethanol extract of Ruellia and Tobago, used as People make a tea with the roots to treat kidney stones and urinary tract infections . (36) Pharm. 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