Wild Basil Seeds/ Hyptis suaveolens (L.)

Wild Basil Seeds/ Hyptis suaveolens (L.)

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Operose Global is leading Exporters, Suppliers, Manufacturers of Wild Basil Seeds Hyptis suaveolens  Hyptis suaveolens is known as Ganga Tulsi in Chhattisgarh. It is used by traditional healers of this region in the treatment of different types of cancer. Some healers use this herb in the form of decoction, alone or in combination with other herbs as carminative; in acidity, heartburn, and a number of other gastrointestinal disorders. The physicochemical characters of this spec1es were investigated for future reference and distinguishing this species from other related species. Physical parameters were – loss on drying 7.5 (% w/w), total ash value 5.4 (% w/w), acid insoluble ash value 6.5 (% w/w), water-soluble ash value 3.4 (% w/w), alcohol extractive value of 19.9 (% w/w) and water extractive value of 6.4 (% w/w). Its quantitative microscopic values were- palisade ratio 1:9, stomatal number 16, stomatal index 25, vein islet number 3 and vein termination number 15. The hexane extract was 6.8 % (w/w of dried powder), a syrupy liquid, the dark green color having a pungent aromatic odor, ethanol extract was 13.1 % (w/w of dried powder), a syrupy, greenish-black in color, having aromatic odor, chloroform soluble fraction was 7.6 % (w/w of dried powder), a semi-solid mass, dark green in color, having a characteristic odor and chloroform insoluble fraction was 5.5 % (w/w of dried powder), a solid mass, light brown in color


Traditional uses and ethnopharmacology Hyptis suaveolens (L.) Poit (Lamiaceae) is considered to be stimulant, carminative, sudorific and lactagogue and is used in ethnomedicine as an anticatarrhal, anti cutaneous, parasitic, and antipyretic2 • The leaf extract is applied as anthelmintic. An infusion of the plant is used to treat catarrhal conditions, affections of the uterus and parasitical cutaneous diseases; the leaf juice is taken internally for colic and stomach- aches. In the Philippines, the leaves are used as antispasmodic, antirheumatic and antisoporific baths. The root is chewed with betel nuts as a stomachic and its decoction is used as an appetizer. The leaves are used to treat cancer, tumors and boils. In Jamaica, it is used in nervous, visceral and kidney disorders, gout, rheumatism and general pains, in stomachache and indigestion (alone or with Cissus sicyoides) and for ‘a fluttering heart’. It is also used in colic, headaches, and fever and as a general beverage. The plant is used for the preparation of “bush tea”, which is used as a diuretic (in cases of dropsy, etc.), alexipharmic and useful in baths to relieve pain and heal ulcers. In Ghana, it is used as a cure for malaria, wounds and uterus affections. The decoction of the leaf is employed as an eye lotion and nasal drops

The Mundas (a group of tribal from Orissa and West Bengal- India) usc the plant for headache; the powder of leaf is used as snuff to stop bleeding of the nose. The Lodhas (a tribal community of India) usc dried leaf powder to infumigatc the room of dcli,·ery patients. They usc fresh leaf juice on cuts and wounds as an antiseptic. Santhals apply pa~tc of fresh twigs with Schlcichcra ofcosa “cd oil (3:2) as cure for sores due tn funl!al infection. Some • 1!hcr ethnic communitil” of lndi:~ l!i\·c the ‘ . Study of 11. suaveole11s root decoction with common salt as a cure for malarial fever. The dried leaves are employed as mosquito repellent in cattle shed. In Arunachal Pradesh-India the natives use the plant leaf for itching, cough and cold17• Hyptis suaveolens is known as Ganga Tulsi in Chhattisgarh23 • It is used by traditional healers of this region in the treatment of different types of cancer.

In Saraipali region of Chhattisgarh- India, traditional healers use the roots m treatment of indications that resembles brain tumor. Some healers use this herb in the form of decoction, alone or in combination with other herbs as carminative, in acidity, heartburn and a number of other gastrointestinal disorder

Vernacular and other common names
Hindi- Ganga tulsi, ban-tulsi, bilayati tulsi
Bengal –  বিলাতি তুলস, Tukuma, Bilaiti-tulsi,
English American Mint, Bush mint, Chan, Horehound, Pignut, stinking Roger, Wild spikenard, Desert Lavender,
French – Gros baume, hyptis it odeur
Spanish – Chao, hierba de las muelas, hortela do campo
Portuguese- Jmi-de-capote
 Guarani – Kamambu
Thai – Maeng lak khaa
Nepali: बन बाबरी Ban Baawaree, ठुलो मिर्रे Thulo Mirre
Orya- Ganga-tulsi, purodo
 Telgu- Sima-tulsi, mahavira


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