Erect shrubs with unbranched globose leafsheaths formed into a pseudostem of cm diam. Leaves spirally arranged, 3 x m, oblong, entire with. Ensete superbum, or cliff banana, is native to India and has a conical pseudo- stem made up of overlapping leaf sheaths. Its bright green leaves. Ensete superbum. This beautiful, very large ornamental banana from India has a bottle-shaped, blueish, waxy (pseudo-)trunk and enormous leaves. It is suitable.

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The ratio was found to be elevated in diabetic rats Indigenous communities consume its flowers, fruits and stem as a vegetable 13 – Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Diabetes Metab Res Rev. It is a chronic metabolic disease characterized by hyperglycemia, resulting from insufficient or inefficient insulin secretion, with changes in carbohydrate, protein and lipid metabolism 2. Anthracnose Colletotrichum superbim [5] disease reported from Vithura and Kottiyur forest regions located in Kerala state of India.

Maehly AC, Chance B. Ensete superbum ensee the United States Botanic Garden. However, there were no records of systematic pharmacological studies that support this claim. Medicinal knowledge system of tribals of Nandurbar supeebum. Rats were divided into four groups comprising six rats in each group.

Pathologic classification of diabetic nephropathy. Group I was normal control rats; group II consisted of normal rats treated with E. It does not produce suckers. The aim of the present study is to ascertain the supfrbum basis for the use of E. The bracts are round, dark brown-red, 1 m long and broad, dense rows with each 10 to 15 flowers.


Spadix cm long, with spathes at base; bracts several, to 20 x 14 cm, ovate, obtuse, brown.

Ensete superbum (Roxb.) Cheesman | Species | India Biodiversity Portal

Thiobarbituric Acid Supervum substances; HP: You are commenting using your Facebook account. December 10, at 6: The leaf sheaths are persistent at the base and leave closely set scars on the corm. Protein turnover in the hypertrophy in kidney. The usperbum of the present study demonstrated that the treatment of diabetic rats with the ESSE caused a noticeable elevation in the serum total protein and albumin levels. The images were analyzed using the Digipro software Germany.

Several mechanisms have been postulated for the progression of diabetic nephropathy including advanced glycation end products accumulation that stimulate mesangial cells to produce extracellular matrix ECMoxidative stress, acceleration of the polyol pathway, and hemodynamic changes.

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Table 1 shows that in diabetic rats, there was a significant increase in the ratio, which indicates kidney enlargement. Methods of biochemical analysis.

Ensete superbum

Effect of leaf harvesting on reproduction and natural populations of Indian Wild Banana Ensete superbu Email required Address never made public. J West Afr Pharm. The leaves, on a deeply grooved petiole, are simple, entire, oblong-lanceolate, 1, m long and cm broad, of bright green colour. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Assay for lipid peroxides in animal tissues by thiobarbituric acid reaction. GSH protects normal cell structure and function by keeping the redox homeostasis, participating in detoxification reactions, and quenching of free radicals.


This banana, unlike many others, does not produce suckers and only reproduces by seed. The antioxidant enzymes in kidney homogenate were evaluated by standard procedures 22 – Effects of antioxidants in diabetes-induced oxidative stress in the glomeruli of diabetic rats. Free Radic Biol Med. Comparative trial of Nacetyl-cysteine, taurine, and oxerutin on skin and kidney damage in long-term experimental diabetes.

The protocol of this study was approved by Institutional Animal Ethics Committee. The weighed seed powder was ensee with ethanol. Antihyperglycemic effect of umbelliferone in streptozotocin-diabetic rats. Thromboxane in the pathogenesis of glomerular injury in diabetes. A modified spectrophotometric assay of superoxide dismutase.

Biochemistry and molecular cell biology of diabetic complications. The clinical information value of the glycosylated hemoglobin assay.