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Akarakarabha - Anacyclus pyrethrum (L.) Link

Other Names: Pellitory, Akarakara, Akarkara, Aquarqarha, Akkirakaram, Akkalkara, Akkarakaram, Pellitory of Spain, Pyrethre, Pyrethrum, Roman Pellitory, Spanish Camomile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Akarakarabha

Latin Names

English Name

Sanskrit Name

Hindi Name

Anacyclus pyrethrum DC (Asteraceae) /
A. officinarum
Hayne

Spanish Pellitory

Akarakarabha

Akarkara

 

 

History  |   Habitat  |   Morphology Description (Habit)  |   Principal Constituents  |   Pharmacology  |

  Clinical studies  |   Toxicology  |   Indications  |   Product Range  |   References

 

 

History

It is native to Arabia and Syria, But is also found in the Indian market. The Sanskrit name itself is nearly same as the Arabic name. It possesses powerful stimulant properties. It is also used in rheumatic affections.

 

 

Habitat

A native of North Africa, it has been grown on an experimental scale in Himalayan regions from seeds imported from Algeria.

 

 

Morphology Description (Habit)

It is a perennial, procumbent herb. Leaves are bipinnately segmented and the segments are linear. The ray-florets are white and purplish beneath. The roots, from the market samples are simple, 7-10 cm long having brown, rough, shriveled surface, with the root bark closely adhering to the wood.

 

Principal Constituents

The roots contain anacyclin1.

 

Pharmacology

It is physiologically analogous to piperine1.

 

Clinical studies

It is one of the ingredients of a drug which cures male sexual disorders without any toxic effect2.

 

Toxicology

There is no adverse effect reported on this plant.

Indications

They have a slight aromatic smell and a persistent, pungent taste, exciting a remarkable flow of saliva. It possesses stimulant and rubifacient properties. Root of this herb is a valuable sialogogue. It is often used as a tonic to the nervous system. It is powerfully irritant. It is also used for rheumatic conditions, and to aid in digestion. Also useful for toothaches (use as a gargle). It is also used as an insecticide. Other applications include treatment for epilepsy, paralysis, hemiplegia, and for sore throat and tonsils. Some herbalists suggest that this herb may be useful for diabetes.

 

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References

1.       Wealth Asia - CD-ROM, CSIR, New Delhi.

2.       Med. Arom. Pl. Abstr., 1979, 1, Abst. No.00 80; Chem. Abstr, 1949, 43, 5527.

EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission

Hanelt Peter et al. , 2001, Mansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops, Vol. xx. Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (Editors), First English Edition, Springer.

HYPPA, 2004, - Unité de Malherbologie & Agronomie - Weed Science & Agronomy, INRA-Dijon

IPK Gatersleben, 2002, Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops.

IPNI, 2003, International Plant Name Index. Online Database.

Mabberley D.J. 1997, The Plant-Book : a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants, 2d Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

Rao Kameswara C. (Prof.) & Geetha B. L. (Ms.), 2002, Online Glossary of Medicinal Terms, Botanical names. Based on the book Database of Medicinal Plants. Department of Botany, Bangalore University. Department of Forests, Environment and Ecology (DFEE), Government of Karnataka. published by the Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST), for the DFEE in May 2000.

Rignanese Luigi, 2002. Botanica Sistematica.

Smitinand Tem, 2001, Thai Plant Names - Revised Edition by The Forest Herbarium - Royal Forest Department. Bangkok. Thailand.

USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.

Wang Zongxun et al. 1996, A New Latin, Chinese, English Botanical Nomenclature. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Botany. Aviation Industry Publisher, Beijing.

Wiandt Díszfaiskola Bt. 2001 - 2003. Online Katalógus - Vásárlás. .

Wiersema J. H. & León B. 1999, World Economic Plants : a Standard Reference. CRC Press LLC.

Xie Zongwa & Yu Youqin (Editors), 1996, Materia Medica, Chinese Terminology, Vol. 1, Renminweisheng Publishing House Beijing, China. (Latin with authority names and Chinese-simplified, text in Chinese).

 

 

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