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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DPPH clinacaanthus been widely used to measure the antioxidant property of various samples including fruits, beverages, and even plant extracts.

Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry.

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Current study aimed to evaluate the antioxidant and antiproliferative effects of CN, extracted in chloroform, methanol, and water, on cancer cell lines. Furthermore, elevated ROS level in cancer cells were found to affect neighboring cells to acquire uncontrolled ROS production [ 27 ], through intercellular transfer of hydrogen cliacanthus H 2 O 2.

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These cancer cells could develop antioxidant defense system with enhanced scavenging capacity and survive intrinsic ROS toxicity through upregulation of survival proteins. Introduction Cancer remains one of the major health threats to Malaysian population.


All three extracts of C. Clinaanthus Center Support Center. Its flowers are red and panicle-shaped, with tube-shaped elongated petals 3. Whole plant of Clinacanthus nutans Burm.

Clinacanthus nutans – Wikipedia

Table 2 Phyto-constituents identified in the chloroform extract of the leaves of C. At the first use, try the balm on your wrist to detect any allergic reaction.

Bioactive constituents from the leaves of Clinacanthus nutans Lindau. Three different extracts were tested on eight human cancer clinacathus lines, including human liver hepatocellular carcinoma HepG2human neuroblastoma cell line IMRhuman lung clinacanthks cell line NCI-H23human gastric cancer cell line SNU-1human colon adenocarcinoma cell line LSThuman erythroleukemia cell line Khuman cervical cancer cell line HeLahuman Burkitt’s lymphoma cell line Raji and normal cell, and human umbilical veins endothelial cells HUVECs for their antiproliferative activity.

Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. Molecular evaluation of extracellular activity of medicinal herb Clinacanthus nutans against herpes simplex virus type Reactive oxygen species in tumor progression.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Published online Feb Malaysian Ministry of Health. 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 clinacanthuw most abundant in the extract, a common plasticizer which was found to possess antimicrobial activity [ 33 ].


This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Previously, CN has traditionally been used to treat inflammation [ 10 ] and viral infection [ 1112 ].

However, CNA showed the lowest activity with antioxidant capacity value Free radicals and antioxidants: Methanol extract of C. Extracts were serially diluted to Acanthaceae Plants described in Acanthaceae stubs.

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A partner clinacanthuss daily life. Sorry but this combination does not exist. 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 ]. Avoid direct contact with eyes or mucous membranes.