Clinacanthus nutans Lindau is known as snake grass belonging to the Acanthaceae family. This plant has diverse and potential medicinal uses. PDF | Clinacanthus nutans is widely known in traditional medicine in Malaysia and Thailand due to its medicinal properties in treating skin rashes, insect and. Family Name: Acanthaceae. Synonyms: Clinacanthus burmanni. Common Names: Sabah Snake Grass. Chinese Name: 优顿草.

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This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat Extracts were serially diluted to Despite all the known biological activities from previous work, emerging lay testimonies and Malaysian newspaper reports suggested that CN possesses antitumor effects and had saved many of various cancers.

The use of this herb has also been translated in clinics to treat herpes infection in Thailand [ 13 ]. The highest NO scavenging activity of Apply a nut of balm on skin. The antiproliferative activity of the C.

Clinacanthus nutans – Wikipedia

Preparation of Extracts The C. The botanical identify of C. With advances in cancer research, many molecular targeted drugs have been introduced and showed promising outcome with little side effects. Molecular evaluation of extracellular activity of medicinal herb Clinacanthus nutans against herpes simplex virus type In ancient Thai, the name “Cher-aim” means fertile tree.


Lindau was harvested in November from botanical garden in Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. To ease harms in daily life: Plant Materials Whole plant of Clinacanthus nutans Burm.

This may attribute to the solubility of the extracts in different testing clinacanthux and the stereoselectivity of the radicals may also contribute to different antioxidant activity of the extract [ 32 ]. The role of oxidative stress in carcinogenesis. An essential must-have to block most daily inconveniences!

Sodium nitroprusside SNP spontaneously ckinacanthus nitric oxide NO by interacting with oxygen in aqueous solution at physiological pH pH 7. Current study aimed to evaluate the antioxidant and antiproliferative effects of CN, extracted in chloroform, methanol, and water, on cancer cell lines.

In order to determine the galvinoxyl radical scavenging activity of each extract. This observation suggests that phytochemical constituents present in chloroform extract could be used as an alternate adjunctive or chemopreventive regimen for patients at risk of cancers.

Ezhilan BP, Neelamegam R. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. CNC was the most potent antiproliferative agent against most cancer cell lines tested in this experiment. Malaysian Ministry of Health.

This effect is likely to enable cancer cells to evade ROS mediated apoptosis. Bulletin of the Department of Medical Sciences.

Tumbuhan Obat dan Khasiatnya 2 ed. Methanol extract of C. For external use only on unwounded skin.


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These phytochemical may also contribute to the medicinal activity, including antioxidant and antiproliferative properties. This balm may also be spread on calves, wrists or on back of neck to reduce risk of insect bites. Thai traditional medicine has an approach based on energy flow across the whole body. GC-MS analysis presented the volatile components of CNC, showing 14 phytochemicals at various concentrations, of which 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, mono 2-ethylhexyl ester being the most abundant in the extract, a common plasticizer which was found to possess antimicrobial activity [ 33 ].

Massage balm with Clinacanthus Nutans extracts.

Clinacanthus Nutans Balm 22g

Despite Lemon Import products are not medicine, the use of herbs based actives is in line with this tradition. Prospective randomised trial of amifostine cytoprotection in myeloma patients undergoing high-dose melphalan conditioned autologous stem cell transplantation.

Past studies have shown that imbalance cellular redox homeostasis with elevated free radical production is one of the common causes of cancer initiation and progression and many other diseases [ 21 ].