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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Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Erect shrubs with unbranched globose leafsheaths formed into a pseudostem of cm diam.

The fruits are oblong berries with almost triangular section, about 7 cm long and of 3,5 cm of diameter, containing subglobose blackish brown seeds rather angulate due to the mutual pressure, of 0,2 cm of diameter. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation.

Stained sections were quantitatively evaluated using a digital microscope. In addition, GPx is engaged in diminution of highly cytotoxic products like lipid-peroxides and other organic hydroperoxides. Can include ecosystem services.

We supperbum cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. In Ayurvedic system of medicine, the pseudostem and seeds of E. Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons.

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The tubules are dilated and atrophic. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. This has led to increasing consideration of complementary and alternative medicine from natural sources having potent antidiabetic as well as nephroprotective effect with fewer side effects.


Blood glucose levels in normal and diabetic rats.

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As diabetes is a multifactorial disease which leads to complications, it demands a multiple therapeutic approach. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society.

In our study, STZ was used to induce Diabetes mellitus in rats. In the present study, we evaluated the effect of ethanolic extract of Ensete superbum seeds ESSE on renal dysfunction and oxidative stress in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.

Effect of metformin on glutathione and magnesium in normal and streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Attenuation of hyperglycemia and hyperlipidemia in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats by aqueous extract of seed of Tamarindus indica.

Search in all groups Search within this group. The above result proposes that the ESSE may exert antioxidant efficacy and protect the tissues from lipid peroxidation. Ensete superbum July 12, Jungle. ESSE in diabetic rats recorded decrement in renal function markers and renal lipid eensete products along with significant increment in enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants.

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These results suggest that the antioxidant effect of E. Thus, it would appear that the ESSE supplementation for 60 days could lower the serum urea, BUN, uric acid, and creatinine levels, and thus by enhancing the renal function that is generally impaired in diabetic rats. Renal enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants were examined along with renal histopathological study.

The serum levels of renal function markers, i. Water extract of 1: The leaves are bright green in colour on both sides with a deeply grooved and short petiole.


The leaf sheaths are persistent and leave closely set scars in the corm. Amelioration of impaired renal function associated with enste by Balanites aegyptiaca fruits in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.

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Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public. The aim of the present study is to ascertain the scientific syperbum for the use of E. In vivo effect of vitamin C with cobalt on oxidative stress in experimental diabetic rat kidney. Effect of insulin and oral glutathione on glutathione levels and superoxide dismutase activities in organs of rats with streptozotocin induced diabetes.

It does not produce suckers. The results of the present study demonstrated that auperbum treatment of diabetic rats with the ESSE caused a noticeable elevation in the serum total protein and albumin levels. An imbalance between antioxidants system and the production of ROS is believed to be involved in diabetes-induced renal failure Antidiabetic potential of Barleria lupulina extract in rats. User specific search options User.

Ensete superbum August 5, at 7: Use dmy dates from July Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms. However, treatment with ESSE significantly enhanced the activities of enzymatic antioxidants, which are evident from the lower lipid peroxidation level in the kidney of diabetic rats.

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