The leaf of Costus pictus D. Don is considered as an antidiabetic in folklore medicine and is known to reduce the blood sugar, similar to insulin. PDF | To explore the micro morphology and physicochemical parameters of the leaves of Costus pictus D. Don (Costaceae). Macroscopy. Painted Spiral Ginger is a perennial herb, native to Mexico. It has long narrow leaves with a characteristic wavy edges. The bases of the sheaths are mottled with.

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Tell a friend about this flower! Thyroid disease and lipids. The sheath gas and auxiliary Aux gas used were nitrogen. Mechanism of action of thioureylene antithyroid drugs in the rat: Anti-inflammatory effect of alpha, beta-Amyrin, a pentacyclic triterpene from Pictsu heptaphyllum in rat model of acute periodontitis.

Costus pictus – Painted Spiral Ginger

At the beginning of the study, all the groups showed normal thyroid profile. Hypothyroid rats exhibited dramatic pictue in thyroid-stimulating hormone TSH levels with concomitant depletion in the levels of thyroid hormones. Int J Diabetes Dev Ctries ; Int J Curr Pharm Res.


Oxidative stress and serum paraoxonase activity in experimental hypothyroidism: The unbound proteins were removed by washing.

The difference in mean values among the groups was analyzed using one-way analysis of variance ANOVA with Bonferroni post hoc test for anthropometric parameters, tissue oxidative stress markers and plasma inflammatory markers. Gastroprotective effect of the mixture of alpha-and beta-amyrin from Protium heptaphyllum: Preparation of Costus pictus extract Fresh leaves of C. The run time was cotus min. How to cite this article: At the end of the study in hypothyroid group, plasma free T3 and free T4 levels were decreased At the end of the study, there was no significant difference in fasting plasma glucose in hypothyroid group; however, 2 h postglucose load value was significantly elevated in this group in comparison with control group [ Table 4 ].

Hypothyroid group showed a profound elevation in both total cholesterol 1.

Costus pictus ‘Red Stem’ – Gingerwood Nursery

Leaf extract of C. Drug Des Devel Ther.

Study of glucose uptake activity of Helicteres isora Linn. Rats in C group did not receive any intervention throughout the experimental period.

The mobile phase was used in gradient mode as follows: Ferric reducing antioxidant power assay Ferric reducing antioxidant power FRAP assay was carried out based on the method described by Benzie and Strain. Antidiabetic activity of insulin plant Costus igneus leaf extract in diabetic rats. Costaceae Spiral Ginger family Synonyms: Basu Picus, Mohapatra A.


Amyrins could be responsible for the aforementioned beneficial effects exhibited by C.

Shankar P, Sundarka MK. Recently, there has been renewed interest in the use of medicinal plants and their bioactive constituents in the treatment of endocrine diseases. There was no significant difference seen in plasma ALT, total cosrus, and albumin levels between the experimental groups.

The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of ethanolic extract of C. Hypocholesterolemic effect of C.

Forty male Wistar rats were randomly divided into four groups with ten rats in each group: Effect of Costus pictus extract on plasma tumor necrosis factor alpha levels measured at xostus end of the study.