Kingdom: Plantae. Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta. Class: Eudicots. Order: Malpighiales. Family: Euphorbiaceae. Genus: Excoecaria. Species: E. agallocha. A widespread and common species, though there are some localised threats and there has been an overall population decline caused by coastal development. Common name: Blinding Tree, Milky mangrove, Blind-your-eye mangrove, River poison tree • Bengali: gewa • Hindi: Gangiva, Tejbala • Kannada: hara, haro.

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Branch of Excoecaria agallocha L. Antireverse transcriptase activity of the ethanol extract of E. Phytochemistry The chemical constituents of E. Evaluation of antidiabetic activity of Excoecaria agallocha L. II Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin Thus, the leaves of agaklocha plant can be used as an antiulcerogenic agent.

Antiulcer activity Antiulcer activity of E.

Excoecaria agallocha

Queensland Youth Cancer Service. Activity of the leaf extracts from seashore plants. J Asian Nat Prod Res. Tannins InKonishi et al. Fourteen isopimarane-type diterpenes 42—55 were isolated from E. Ecological Role It is a host plant of the Mangrove Longhorn Beetle Aeolesthes holosericeus larvae, which drill discs into the trunks of dead or sick individuals.

The excoeczria is known to play an important economical, ecological as well as excofcaria role. Seco-labdane type diterpenes from Excoecaria agallocha. It is possible that the Portuguese first adapted the word, later to be modified by the Spanish, as a result of their exploration of the coast of west Africa.


Medicinal and poisonous plants 2. J Nat Prod Plant Resour. Details are given in [ Table 3 agalpocha.

Read more about the Euphorbiaceae family. River Poison Tree. The result showed that in the dried plant sample, the leaf part showed more antibacterial activity against all the test organisms compared to the fresh plant extracts.

Effect of the extracts of Excoecaria agallocha wxcoecaria spore formation and budding in fungi.

Stereostructure of excoecarin H, a novel seco-labdane-type diterpene from Excoecaria agallocha. Treatment of rheumatism, leprosy, and paralysis is also cured by the bark oil obtained from E. Biological activities and medicinal properties of neem Azadirachta indica Curr Sci. Elucidation of excogallochaols A-D, four unusual diterpenoids from the Chinese mangrove Excoecaria agallocha. However, benefits to ecosystems not specific to humans are best treated under Gaallocha statement what happens when the organism is removed.

Asian J Plant Sci Res. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. His research involves bioactivity and phytochemical studies of various medicinal plant species. A novel phorbol ester was isolated from stems and leaves as the anti-HIV principle.

Excoecaria agallocha – Useful Tropical Plants

It can also cause intense pain and temporary blindness if it gets into the eyes. Antidiabetic activity Antidiabetic activity of leaves of E. General Biology Like other mangrove plants, Buta-buta is adapted to cope with high salinity levels. Kumar P, John SA. Prosea Foundation, Bogor, Indonesia.

Milky mangrove (Excoecaria agallocha)

Mangroves have long been a source of astonishment to the layman and of interest for the scientists. Mangroves are woody halophytic plants which are ecologically of great importance. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences.


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Anticancer agalllcha of Excoecaria agallocha leaf extract in cell line model. In Thailand, the wood and bark is used as a cure for flatulence. Int J Plant Environ Sci. Anti reverse transcriptase and anticancer activity of stem ethanol extracts of Excoecaria agallocha Euphorbiaceae Ceylon J Sci Biol Sci ; It is also used as an abortifacient in New Guinea.

Milky mangrove (Excoecaria agallocha) | QPIC

Mangroves usually constitute from about eighty families of shrubs and trees which inhabits the shoreline and estuaries in the tropical and subtropical coastal regions of the world. Find a service Referral guidelines Statewide Emergency Guidelines Referring patients Telehealth store and forward How to submit a referral Referral forms Eligibility requirements Catchment areas Frequently asked questions Accessing patient health information. The tree is commonly pollinated by bees, which are attracted by the sticky nectar exuded from the glands at the margins of the bracts that are associated with the flowers of the inflorescence.

Thillaimilky mangrove, blind-your-eye mangrove and river poison tree. Our charity and volunteer partners.

Antibacterial and antioxidant activity between micropropagated and field grown plants of Excoecaria agallocha L. Trees to 10 m high, bark grey, smooth; branchlets mm thick, brownish or greyish.