Volume 1 (2014) - Issue 5, May
Bauhinia VariegataLinn. is a widely used medicinal plant distributed in the tropical regions throughout the world. Its various part i.e. flowers, flower buds, stem, roots, stem bark, seeds, leaves have been used since ancient times for the treatment of a large range of diseases such as dysentery, diarrhoea, haemorrhoids, piles, oedema, laxative, anthelmintic, astringent, antileprotic, wound healin...
High blood pressure is well-established as a leading cause of stroke, ischemic heart disease, and cardiovascular disease. Globally cardiovascular disease accounts for approximately 17 million deaths a year, nearly one third of the total. A number of pharmaceutical agents are available for initial treatment of high BP. These include older molecules such as diuretics ...
PROFILING OF THE CHEMICAL COMPOUNDS IN ETHYL ACETATE EXTRACTS OF LAUNAEA CORNUTA ASTERACEAE BY GC-MS
Launea cornuta Asteraceae is widely used among African communities for its medicinal and nutritional values and a livestock fodder. Traditionally, it is used by Kenyan communities to manage diabetes mellitus, syphilis, and stomachache, among many other diseases. The current study profiled the organic chemical compounds in the ethyl acetate extracts of L. cornuta. Chemical compounds were iden...
Aims: Analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects of Vitex negundo leaves extract (VNE) were evaluated in the animal models. The VNE was evaluated for the phytochemical analysis. Settings and Design: Factorial design was used for the experimental models. Methods and Material: The analgesic effects at graded doses of VNE (40-320 mg/kg, p.o.) were evaluated in mice against acetic acid induced writhing (...
MEDICINAL POTENTIAL OF PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA (LINN.) FRUITS EXTRACTS: BIOLOGICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES
The objective of the present study was to investigate the scientific basis of the traditional use of the fruit of Phyllanthus emblica (Linn.). The selected pharmacological investigations are antimicrobial screening, analgesic activity, antidiarrheal activity screening and the brine shrimp lethality test for cytotoxic activity. Phytochemical analysis of ethanolic fruits extract Phyllanthus emblica ...
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic systemic disease which results in pain, swelling and stiffness in joints. It affects about 1% of the total world’s population. RA begins with an edematous thickening of the synovia which latter converts into inflammatory synovium called pannus which erodes the surrounding cartilage. Conventional therapy exists to overcome illness but prolonged uses of drugs...
Plants have been used for centuries as a remedy for human diseases because they contain phytochemical components of therapeutic values. Whole plant of the Triogonella foenum, Zea mays and Oryza sativa were selected for in this study to find out the phytochemicals and antioxidant property. Phytochemicals were extracted using various solvents such as Hexane, Ethyl acetate and ethanol. Screening of p...
HEPATOPROTECTIVE ACTIVITY OF ETHANOLIC EXTRACT FROM THE STEM BARK OF SYNEDRELLA NODIFLORA ON CARBON TETRACHLORIDE INDUCED HEPATOTOXICITY IN SWISS ALBINO RATS
The ethanol extracts of steam bark of Synedrella nodiflora belonging to the family of Asteraceae was studied for hepatoprotective activity against Swiss Albino Rats with liver damage induced by carbon tetrachloride (CCL4). It was found that the ethanol extract of Synedrella nodifloraat a dose of 250mg/kg body weight exhibited significant protective effect by lowering the serum level of alanine ami...
Pharmacognostical parameters for the leaves including petiole of Kailaspati was studied with the aim of drawing the Pharmacognostical standards for this species. Macroscopical and microscopical characters of leaves and petiole, powder characteristics studies, fluorescence studies and thin layer chromotgraphic studies of the leaves powder included. The study also deals with the preliminary phytoche...