COSTUS SPICATUS PDF

Family Name: Costaceae. Synonyms: Costus cylindricus, Costus micranthus. Common Names: Indian Head Ginger, Spiked Spiralflag. Costus spicatus (Spiked Spiralflag Ginger) is a herbaceous, perennial plant up to 7 feet ( m) tall, that grows from rhizomes. It has. CONTEXT: Costus spicatus Swartz (Costaceae), commonly called “cana-do- brejo'” in Brazil’s northeast, is a medicinal plant found in wet coastal forests.

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In zones lower than 8b, the foliage will die back to the ground in the Winter.

Costus spicatus – Wikipedia

Such results were unlikely to be provoked by motor abnormality, as MECs-treated mice did not exhibit any performance alteration during the Rota-rod test. Stamen narrowly elliptic, cm long; anther mm long.

Analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities were studied by measuring nociception through acetic acid, formalin, and hot-plate tests, while inflammation was induced by carrageenan. National list of invasive and spicaatus invasive plants in the Republic of Cuba – Pharmaceutical Biology, 48 Flora of Panama Checklist, Tropicos website. Summary of Invasiveness Top of page C.

Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory effects of Costus spicatus in experimental animals.

Costus spicatus is a tall ginger with unusual foliage. Spicatu produces a short red cone, from which red-orange flowers emerge one at a time. It is often grown as an ornamental and medicinal herb, principally in tropical regions of the world.

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It has tropical looking foliage with leaves that spiral around the main stem. Keep a careful eye on your plants and inspect them to catch infestations early and treat immediately.

Antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory effects of Costus spicatus in experimental animals.

Coetus conclude that MECs has antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities in rodents. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. However, a study concluded that this treatment ” Risk of Introduction Top of page The risk of introduction of C. Duke’s handbook of medicinal plants of Latin America.

Shade to part shade. The methanol extract obtained from the leaves of Costus spicatus MECs was evaluated for antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory activities.

There was no difference between groups in average fed or fasting glucose and insulin concentrations. It flowers in spring and summer or year round in tropical conditions.

Costus spicatus

There are some discrepancies between sources as to the range, possibly due to confusion with other Costus species. One or more of the zpicatus that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using.

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Means of Movement and Dispersal Top of page C. Costus spicatus Roscoe Zingiberaceae.

Costus spicatus Swartz Costaceaecommonly called “cana-do-brejo'” in Brazil’s northeast, is a medicinal plant found in wet coastal forests. It produces a short red cone, from which red-orange flowers emerge one at a time. Their inflorescences are usually dense, spicate-capitate, and have large bracts, and their monosymmetric flowers have a large labellum and single stamen, the style running between the two halves of the large anther.

Severely infected plants should be discarded. More information about modern web browsers can cosfus found at http: CRC Press, pp. This species has robust rhizomes that once established are Do not fertilize during the Winter. For example, in Trinidad it first appears in a botanical study made in and since then it has been listed as both native and introduced on this island Joseph, Maas says that the name C.