For a very long time, plants have been used worldwide as a natural medicine to treat human diseases and it has been in many parts of the world, plants are used as a safe source of drugs to cure several diseases and conditions through complementary medicine system. In tropical Asia and Africa, Commelina benghalensis is a native plant and is known to have significant pharmacological activities. This...
ANTIOXIDANT EFFECT OF CRUDE WATER EXTRACT OF VETIVERIA ZIZANIOIDES (GRAMINEAE) IN MICE WITH ACETAMINOPHEN INDUCED HEPATOTOXICITY
SYNTHESIS OF SOME NEW ANTIMICROBIAL 5,6,7,8-TETRAHYDROPYRIMIDO [4,5-b] QUINOLONE DERIVATIVES
ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF LAGENARIA SICERARIA CRUDE EXTRACT OBTAINED FROM ITS FLOWERS
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Volume 5 (2018) - Issue 10, October
Aim of Study: Compare the phyto-pharmacognostical study of Acacia arabica and Prosopis juliflora. Material and Methods: The ethanolic extract of on Acacia arabica and Prosopis juliflora were using physio-chemical parameters and preliminary phytochemical investigation. Results: The present study was aimed at pharma-cognostical study. Plants Acacia arabica and Prosopis juliflora were studies for pha...
A COMPARATIVE PHYTOCHEMICAL APPROACH FOR SUBSTITUTION OF STEM BARK WITH SMALL BRANCHES IN BUCHANANIA LANZAN FOR MEDICINAL USE
Over exploitation of many traditional medicinal plants like Buchanania lanzan Spreng. has become a threat and in the near future, many medicinal plants may be unavailable for use in medicinal industry. Present study outlines the concept of plant part substitution. Stem bark and small branches of B. lanzan are compared on the basis of physico-chemical analysis, phytochemical analysis, total phenoli...
Background: Sickle cell anemia continues to be prevalent in the African population of which Nigeria alone has an epidemiology of 25% and only a few official medications are available, necessitating this current study. Methods: Cnestis ferruginea Vahl ex DC, Connaraceae, Alcornea laxiflora (Benth.) Pax & K. Hoffman Euphorbiaceae, and Spathodea campanulata Beauv., Bignoniaceae, which have variou...
Gardenia resinifera Roth. is a medicinal plant belonging to family Rubiaceae. It is an important traditional medicinal plant employed in various indigenous system of medicine against several diseases. The current communication provides pharma-cognostic, physicochemical and phytochemical investigation carried out on the leaves of Gardenia resinifera Roth. Which are useful in setting some diagnostic...
COMPARATIVE INVESTIGATION OF CALCIUM OXALATE CRYSTALS RELATED TO STARCH STORAGE IN THREE VARIETIES OF DIOSCOREA ALATA LINN. OF WAYANAD DISTRICT
Yam is one of the staple foods for several people, used as various forms such as flour and starchy paste. It is locally available, rich source of starch so tubers of Dioscorea ensure rural food security. The member of the family Dioscoreaceae is found throughout the tropical and warm temperate regions of the world. Calcium oxalate crystals and missile like raphides are reported in many Yam species...