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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Sacred groves in the Western Ghats are culturally preserved patches of forests that are rich in div Once the inflammation starts declining from maximum, prostaglandins started to act which results in the migration of leukocytes into the inflamed site. Study of aqueous extract of Cc leaves in egg yolk-induced hyperlipidemic rats showed a significant reduction in body weight, cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, and LDLcarlssa reduction in histopathologic changes in hyperlipidemic rats.

Cymes axillary and terminal, corymbose, puberulus; flowers white; calyx 5-lobed, 2. Caramdas also possesses analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect.

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Abstract Inflammation plays an important role in various diseases with high prevalence within populations such as rheumatoid arthritis, ulcer, atherosclerosis, and asthma. The fruits, leaves, barks, and roots of C. Data also showed strong antioxidant activity. The initial paw volume was measured plethysmographically within 30 sec of the injection.


Carissa carandas Scientific classification Kingdom: View at Google Scholar M. Can include ecosystem services. Fruits are edible, the immature fruits are pickled. Study demonstrated dual effectiveness of a crude extract of C.

In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. The structure of carissone.

Botany Caranda is a shrub growing 2 to 3 meters high. The flowers are small, fragrant, white in colour and about 3.

Inflammatory diseases are mainly carixsa with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and steroidal drugs [ 1 ]. It is also reported to have gut- stimulatory effect and thus is useful in the treatment of constipation and diarrhoea.

The experiments were conducted according to the standard guidelines. The significant levels between the groups were compared between initial at varying time interval. Phytochemical screening of petroleum ether and methanol extracts. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Assam State Biodiversity Board, Guwahati. Juice of fresh plant used for wounds that refuse to heal. Field Assessments in the Moyar Area Desc: The maximum inhibition of paw edema was found to be in Group V, that is, The experiment showed Table 3 that the extract exhibited statistically significant inhibition of paw volume in a dose-dependent manner.

Nutritional Value Energy 46 kcal; carbohydrate Year ISBN Description Excellent book, covering over 1, species of useful plants from Nepal together with information on the geography and peoples of Nepal.


There are many drugs available in the market for inflammatory diseases. Study evaluated the effect on fruit ripening on phytonutrients, viz. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others.

The name, molecular weight, and structure of the components of the test materials were ascertained [ 8 ].

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Isolation of many terpenoids has been reported. It caissa pectin and accordingly is a useful ingredient in jelly, jam, syrup and chutney. Cultivated fruiting shrub in Indonesia. Study of plant extracts was done on human ovarian carcinoma, Caov-3 and lung cancer cells, NCI. Views Read Edit View history. Cytotoxic activities were comparable to vincristine sulfate with IC50 of 2.

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A variety of stimuli induce the polymorph nuclear PMN migration into the paw tissue. Ripe fruits are taken raw or dried. Also discusses timing, though morphology of each form would be better placed in the field for Morphology. Arun kumar and M. Distribution – Recently introduced into the Philippines – In limited cultivation.