Siddha/Tamil ► Perandai.
Action ► The anabolic and steroidal principles of the aerial part showed a marked influence in the rate of fracture-healing. The drug exerts influence both on the organic and mineral phase of fracture-healing. Stem—alterative in scurvy (the plant is rich in vitamin C) and irregular menstruation.
The plant contains phytogenic steroid, ketosteroids, sitosterol, alpha-amyrin, alpha-ampyrone and tetra-cyclic triterpenoids. Phytogenic ste-riods showed bone healing properties. Coloside-A possesses smooth muscle relaxant effect. The total alcoholic extract of the plant neutralizes the anti-anabolic effect of the cortisone in healing of fractures. The aqueous extract of
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