Its botanical name was in recent years changed to Carissa congesta Wight (syn. C. carandas Auct., formerly widely shown as C. carandas L.). It is called kerenda . Carissa carandas L. [excluded] Show All Show Tabs karanda. General Information. Symbol: CACA Group: Dicot. Family: Apocynaceae. Duration. Synonym. Carissa salicina Lam. Synonym. Echites spinosus Burm.f. Synonym. Jasminonerium carandas (L.) Kuntze. Synonym. Jasminonerium salicinum (Lam.) .

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Percentage inhibition of edema volume of methanol extract and standard drug were calculated every 30 minutes up to 2 h duration. Kuntze Jasminonerium salicinum Cagissa. The experiments were conducted according to the standard guidelines. Field tips Bark yellowish-brown. Lepidoptera diversity of four sacred groves of Goa, India Desc: Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. The fruits are small and purplish to black in colour.

Cytotoxic activities were comparable to vincristine sulfate with IC50 of 2. Phytochemical screening of petroleum ether and methanol extracts.

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It also possesses analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect. To receive news and publication updates for BioMed Research International, enter your email address in the box below.

The right paw served as a reference to noninflamed paw for comparison. Black mildews of Kodagu, Karnataka, India Desc: The first monsoon shower is planting time. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. An on-line version is also available.


The liver section of extract-treated animals clearly showed normal hepatic cells and compared with the Silymarin-treated group of animals. Carixsa preliminary phytochemical studies were performed by using petroleum ether and methanol extract of dried fruits of Carissa carandas to screen the presence of various secondary metabolites carisda 7 ].

Can include ecosystem services. Experimental model of carrageenan-induced acute inflammation produces a range of inflammatory responses, due to the increase in the response to chemoattractants increasing PMN migration to the sites of inflammation [ 3 ]. The fruits are used in the treatment of skin infections and leaves are remedy for fevers, ear-ache cariissa syphilitic pain.

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There is a dose-dependent inhibition of paw edema in rats as mentioned in Table 3. Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in southern Maharashtra is one of the smallest sanctuaries in the st Indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded. This methanol extract was subjected to Caransas analysis and anti-inflammatory studies [ 6 ].

Tiwari, Alok Mukherjee, and Ch. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. The response to only stimuli is quite similar.

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The present study justifies the use of this plant in cariwsa medicine for the treatment of inflammatory diseases [ 1213 ]. Publisher Kampong Publications, California.

Schematic diagram of extraction and biological activity of the extract. The analysis of methanol extract of dried fruits of C. Plant Material Carissa carisssa fruits were collected from and around Vellore district, Tamil Nadu, India, during the month of October Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Results showed significant antioxidant capacities compared to ascorbic acid in DPPH free radical scavenging with IC50 of 1.


Study evaluated the in-vitro anthelmintic activity of various extracts of unripe fruits of C. It stimulated the muscarinic receptors on the endothelial cells of the vasculature which causes a release of endothelial-derived relaxing factors EDRFs or nitric oxide that diffuses to the vasculature and causes smooth muscle relaxation. The thorny branches are used for fencing. Results showed decrease in soluble proteins, total phenol contents, DPPH radical scavenging and NO scavenging activities, while total soluble sugars, ascorbic acid content and ferric reducing activity increased carandass maturity of the fruit.

Study also evaluated their DPPH radical scavenging activities.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Technology Biodiversity in India. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. The flowers are small, fragrant, white in colour and about 3. However, maximum inhibition of carlssa edema which was found to be in Group V is