Desmodium adscendens Desmodium adscendens
Diseases Hepatitis, asthma
Beneficial Antispasmodic, anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory
Desmodium adscendens description
Desmodium adscendens is a herbaceous biennial (whose life cycle lasts two years) and who naturally tend to use the media to neighboring trees or climbing ramp on the floor. Desmodium can reach heights ranging between fifty five feet. The leaves of desmodium are more or less interspersed with short appressed hairs and consist of three leaflets. While flowers of desmodium are a white color to purple. The fruit of desmodium meanwhile looks like a green bean elongated and hairy, articulate and always presents itself as a duo.
Desmodium adscendens culture
Desmodium adscendens plant is installed in the outskirts of the equator in Africa mainly on the West coast and South that America and specifically in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ghana, are also found in India. Desmodium likes warm, humid climates. It should be noticed that desmodium has a preference to cling on oil palm and cocoa.
Desmodium adscendens composition Desmodium adscendens medicinal properties
Desmodium adscendens contains triterpenoid saponins with soyasaponines Class 1 and Class 3 and Class 1 of déhydrosoyasaponine.
Desmodium also contains other components such as flavonoids with isoflavones, which are compounds that comes flavonic flavonol and flavone. There are also comprising pelargonidin anthocyanins, alkaloids with isoquinoline tetrahydroisoquinolines as well as derivatives of tryptamine.
Desmodium adscendens Hepato-protective.
Desmodium is primarily a plant in which primary objective is to protect the liver, is a reference in the treatment of viral hepatitis. Desmodium works by reducing the suffering of the marker known as liver transaminases. As soon as the liver is attacked by an outside agency such as viruses, alcohol or a drug such as chemotherapy desmodium proves its therapeutic usefulness in fighting and regenerating liver cells. Numerous studies have medicinal certified hepato-protective properties of desmodium.
Desmodium adscendens is ideally recommended for asthma ca kind, he is opposed to negative substances that are naturally secreted by the body during the phases of asthma. Desmodium will act by relaxing the lung tissues and stopping contractions lung, this action occurs so rapidly at one to two minutes.
Desmodium adscendens is paramount in preventing seasonal allergies, because it acts on the bronchial muscle contractions in cases of hay fever and other allergies the same kind, by relaxing its action of this body. Desmodium relieves inflammation due to various contractures and muscle cramps and pains while increasing recovery time, it is beneficial for back pain, and relief for those suffering from migraine.
Desmodium adscendens other uses
Desmodium has no other activity than that advocated in medicine, but it is good to know it's long been used by African tribes in medicinal practices identical to those identified and recognized to date.
Desmodium adscendens treats
Headache, hepatitis, chemotherapy, alcoholism, antispasmodic, anti-allergic asthma, anti-inflammatory, headache, back pain.