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Canscora decussata  

   

Botanical Name

:

Canscora decussata

English Name

:

Canscora

Synonym(s)

:

Exacum alatum Roth., Pladera decussata Roxb. , Canscora diffusa

Family

:

Gentianaceae

 

General Info

Description

A slender, erect, annual herb up to 60 cm tall. Leaves narrowly ovate to oblong lanceolate, 0.5 to 4.0 cm long and 0.4 to 1.6 cm wide, apex, acute, base subcordate to rounded, basally three nerved. Flowers white borne in lax cymes; calyx 8 to 13 mm long, 4 winged; corolla tube as long as the calyx, lobes 6 mm long, obovate. Fruits capsules linear-oblong, 6 to 8 mm long and 2 mm broad, obutse at apex, persistent style at the tip.

Herb Effects

Antitubercular (flower tops and root) and anticonvulsant (plant); nervine and alterative tonic.

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Herbal Ayurveda

Chemistry

Active Ingredients

Gluanone, sitosterol, canscoridione, loliolide, stigmasterol, campesterol and a combination of n-alkanols and n-alkanes (aerial part); polyoxygenated xanthones (root and flower tops).

Chemistry of Active Ingredients
Product Categories

Name

CAS#

IUPAC Name

Formula

Structure

Product Categories
Sitosterol 5779-62-4 17-(5-ethyl-6-methyl
-heptan-2-yl)-10,13-
dimethyl-2,3,4,7,8,9
,11,12,14, 15,16,17
-dodecahydro-1H-cycl
openta[a]phenanthren
-3-ol
C29H50O Click Here To Enlarge
Loliolide 1133-03-5 6-hydroxy-4,4,7a-tri
methyl-6,7-dihydro-5
H-benzofuran-2-one
C11H16O3 Click Here To Enlarge
Stigmasterol 4736-55-4 17-(4-ethyl-1,5-dime
thyl-hex-2-enyl)-10,
13-dimethyl-1,2,4,5,
6,7,8,9,10 ,11,12,1
3,14,15,16,17-hexade
cahydrocyclopenta[a]
phenanthren-3-one
C29H48O Click Here To Enlarge
Campesterol 474-62-4 17-(5,6-dimethylhept
an-2-yl)-10,13-dimet
hyl-2,3,4,7,8,9,11,1
2,14,15,16 ,17-dode
cahydro-1H-cyclopent
a[a]phenanthren-3-ol
C28H48O Click Here To Enlarge

Pharmacology

Medicinal Use

Nerve disorders, in insanity, scrofula and epilepsy (plant decoction); as laxative and tonic; as a febrifuge; to promote memory power, cure leprosy, ulcers, oedema, urinary disorders and snake-bites; to treat liver disorders, intermittent fever, leucoderma, tuberculosis, inflammation and abdominal troubles.

Contraindication

None known

Reference

Chandel et al., Biodiversity in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in India.


Dikshit et al., Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. 1972 16, 81.


Ghosal S, Biswas K, Chaudhuri RK. Chemical constituents of Gentianaceae XXIV: Anti-Mycobacterium tuberculosis activity of naturally occurring xanthones and synthetic analogs. J Phar.

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