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International Journal Of Pharmacognosy

An International Journal published monthly
ICV (2015): 69.75, Cosmos Impact Factor (2015): 4.693
DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP

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Volume 1 (2014) - Issue 4, April

Review Articles

 
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PHYTOCHEMISTRY AND PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF MORINGA OLEIFERA

Moringa oleifera can grow well in the humid tropics or hot dry lands, can survive destitute soils, and is little affected by drought. It tolerates a wide range of rainfall with minimum annual rainfall requirements estimated at 250 mm and maximum at over 3000 mm and a pH of 5.0–9.0. Moringa leaves have been reported to be a rich source of   b-carotene, protein, vitamin C, calcium and potassium ...

Alemayehu Toma* and Serawit Deyno

Pharmacology Unit, School of medicine, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.1(4).222-31

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AN UPDATE ON SIDDHA HERB KORAI (CYPERUS ROTUNDUS, L.): A REVIEW

The Siddha System of Medicine (Traditional Tamil System of medicine), which has been most prevalent in the ancient Tamil land, is the foremost of all other medical systems in the world. Since ancient times, several diseases have been treated by administration of plant extracts based on traditional medicine. Plants are the only economic source of a number of well established and important drugs. In...

K.Samraj*, S.Thillaivanan and K.Kanagavalli

Velumailu Siddha Medical College* , Sriperumpudhur, Tamil Nadu, India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.1(4).233-242

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BOTANICAL STUDY OF SKIN LIGHTENING AGENTS

Both physicians and dermatology patients are searching for long term skin care solutions to address problems presented by skin hyperpigmentation. Traditional depigmenting agents such as hydroquinone, corticosteroids, kojic acid, although highly effective, can raise several safety concerns (for example, ochronosis, atrophy, carcinogenesis and other local and systemic side effects) with long term ex...

Shweta Katiyar ⃰, Khozema Saify , Sanjeev Kumar Singh and Meenu Rai

Department of Biochemistry, G. R. Medical College, Gwalior-474001, M.P., India.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.1(4).243-49

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Research Articles

 
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MORTALITY AND REPELLENT ACTIVITY OF CLERODENDRUM VISCOSUM VENT. (VERBENACEAE) AGAINST SITOPHILUS ORYZAE (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE)

In continuation of our study we have screened out root, leaf and stem of C. viscosum against rice weevil, S. oryzae extracted into ethanol, ethyl acetate and chloroform. A correlation was found between the insecticidal and repellent activity observed by residual film assay technique and repellency test. It is interesting to note that these plant extracts showed higher to less mortality activity by...

Talukdar Muhammad Waliullah*, Akter Mst Yeasmin, Islam Md Wahedul and Hassan Parvez

Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory, Bioscience Department1, GSST, Shizuoka University, 836-Oya, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka 422-8529, Japan.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.1(4).250-57

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SPERMICIDAL ACTIVITY OF ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM AND CUMINUM CYMINUM SEED EXTRACTS AND ASSESSMENT OF SPERM FUNCTION IN ALBINO RATS

The spermicidal activity of Elettaria cardamomum and Cuminum cyminum seed extracts has been studied to evaluate the effective concentration to immobilize and kill 100% of sperm within 20 s and the sperm function of rat is studied to find the effect on sperm membrane integrity. Sander and Cramer test was used to study the spermicidal activityof Elettaria cardamomum and Cuminum cyminum. Sperm viabil...

Beena Khillare* and Ashish Ranjan Singh

Department of Reproductive Biomedicine, National Institute of Health and Family Welfare Munirka, New Delhi-110067, India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.1(4).258-65

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PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION OF PHYTOCHEMICALS OF SAUSSUREA OBVALLATA (BRAHM KAMAL) AND PITTOSPORUM ERIOCARPUM (AGNI): TWO ENDANGERED MEDICINAL PLANT SPECIES OF UTTARAKHAND

Aim of this study was to determine the presence of phytochemical components in Saussurea obvallata and Pittosporum eriocarpum, two endangered medicinal plant species of Uttarakhand. Phytochemicals are non-nutritive plant chemicals that have protective or disease preventive properties. These components are produced by plants to protect themselves but recent researches demonstrate that they can also...

Prabhakar Semwal, Prashant Anthwal, Taranjeet Kapoor and Ashish Thapliyal*

Department of Biotechnology, Graphic Era University Dehradun (U.K.) India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.1(4).266-69

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PHARMACOGNOSTIC STUDY OF SOME MEDICINAL PLANTS USED IN GHOTI TRIBAL REGION OF NASHIK DISTRICT

World Health Organization appreciated the importance of medicinal plants for public health care in developing nations.The tribal region of Ghoti taluka-Igatpuri, district-Nashik has various medicinal plant species to cure the ailments. This medicinal plant species are found in the kokani region of ghoti and igatpuri. The Pharmacognostic study of these medicinal plants used in ghoti tribal region c...

Nilesh V. Kadam *, Deepak S. Borade and Yogesh V. Ushir

S.M.B.T College of Pharmacy, Nandi Hills, Dhamangaon, Nashik (M.S), India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.1(4).270-74

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TOXICITY EFFECT OF BIOPESTICIDE, ARISEAMA MURRAYI (HOOK) ON THE SWISS ALBINO MICE

The poisonous and medicinal plants are found in natural ecosystem. The Ariseama murrayi (Hook) is an herb which is highly poisonous. It is found in hilly region of Mumbai area. Livestock, cattle and human beings do not consume fruits and tubers of plant, so forensic study of this plant is carried out. Aqueous extracts of tuber 2%, 4% and 6% feed orally to Swiss albino mice. Present investigation s...

Theurkar Sagar*, Nagargoje Vidya and Pawar Raghunath

Department of Zoology, Hutatma Rajguru Mahavidyalaya, University of Pune, Rajgurunagar, P.O. Box 410505, Maharashtra, India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.1(4).275-78

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