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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 9, September

Review Articles

 
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PHYTOCHEMISTRY AND PHARMACOLOGY OF THREE PIPER SPECIES: AN UPDATE

In this review, the current knowledge on the phytochemistry and pharmacology of Piper betle (betel), Piper sarmentosum (wild pepper) and Piper caninum (wild betel) is updated with some description of their botany and uses. Leaves of P. betle contain polyphenols, alkaloids and essential oils, and display broad-spectrum antibacterial activity, substantial quorum sensing inhibition and tyrosinase enh...

Eric Wei Chiang Chan * and Siu Kuin Wong

Faculty of Applied Sciences, UCSI University *, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.1(9).534-544

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BIOACTIVE CONSTITUENTS, PHYTOCHEMICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF CHENOPODIUM ALBUM: A MIRACLE WEED

Chenopodium album L. (familyChenopodiaceae), a noxious weed globally distributed that is a large genus commonly known as white goosefoot and fat-hen, melde, pigweed, lamb’s quarters, lambsquarters or local names. It has nutritious value and more than thirteen compounds accounted and subsistence food crop; seed are processed into flour for pancakes and bread. It is boiled and mixed with other ...

S. P. Choudhary and D. K. Sharma *

Botany Research Lab., P.G. Department of Botany , Agrawal P.G. College, Jaipur-302021, Rajasthan, India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.1(9).545-52

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INDIAN HERBAL MEDICINES USED FOR TREATMENT OF DEMENTIA: AN OVERVIEW

Dementia is a progressive neurological disease of the brain. It demolishes the vital brain cells, causing trouble with memory, thinking, and behavior, brutal enough to affect work, lifelong hobbies, and social life. Recognized factors in dementia include acetylcholine deficiency, free radicals, and inflammation of the brain tissue. Since, the drugs and natural remedies have been prescribed to enha...

C. Dwivedi, K. Chandrakar *, V. Singh, S. P. Tiwari, T. Satapathy, S. Kesharwani, B. Kumar and Amit Roy

Columbia Institute of Pharmacy, Tekari, Near Vidhansabha Raipur, C.G., India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.1(9).553-71

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AMINO ACID ANALYSIS USING ION- EXCHANGE CHROMATOGRAPHY: A REVIEW

Amino acids are biologically active substances, and a number of them are essential for living beings. Amino acids are found in living cells as well as in body fluids of higher animals, in amounts, which vary according to the tissue and particular amino acid. Amino acid analysis refers to the methodology used to determine the amino acid composition or content of proteins, peptides, and other pharma...

Chatrapal Singh *, C. S. Sharma and P. R. Kamble

Department of Quality Assurance, Bhupal Nobels’ College of Pharmacy, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.1(9).572-78

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Research Articles

 
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REPELLENT ACTIVITIES OF SOME INDIGENOUS MEDICINAL PLANTS AGAINST THE STORED GRAIN PESTS TRIBOLIUM CASTANEUM (HBST.) (COLEOPTERA: TENEBRIONIDAE)

The petroleum (Pet.E), methanol (MeOH) and chloroform (CHCl3) extracts of Rauvolfia canescens(whole plant), Desmodium heterocarpon (whole plant) and Vitex negundo (leaf CHCl3 MeOH and root Pet. E.) have been thoroughly screened through residual film assay against T. castaneum adults and the repellent activity tests were also carried out on the same to find biological activities . The residual f...

Z. Yesmin Roly, Md. M. Islam , Md. P. Ebna Shaekh , S. Md. Shahik , S. Ala Moududee , S. Mohammad Nur, A.S.M.H.K Chowdhury, Tasnim Faizah Nishi and Md. Khalekuzzaman *

Department of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Faculty of Life and Earth Science, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.1(9).579-86

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ANTIFUNGAL ACTIVITY OF SELECTED PLANT EXTRACTS ON PERIDIOPSORA MORI CAUSING BROWN RUST IN MULBERRY

Peridiopsora mori (Barclay) K.V. Prasad, B.R.D. Yadav & Sullia is one of the fungi which cause brown leaf rust on Mulberry (Morus spp.). Leaf rust disease is one of the major diseases affecting Mulberry (Morus sp.). Synthetic fungicides are commonly applied to reduce disease; however, its improper use may cause residual toxicity on silkworm, environmental and health problems. The extracts of a...

Joseph John*, P.R. Ragi, K..A. Sujana and N. Anil Kumar

M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Puthoorvayal P. O., Wayanad, Kerala , India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.1(9).587-91

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ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF METHANOLIC EXTRACT OFCISSUS PALLIDA

Herbs have been widely used for centuries as remedies for human diseased conditions as they have certain phytochemicals of diseases curing nature. The present study explains the antimicrobial (antibacterial & antifungal) potential of dried stem wood of Cissuspallida methanolic extract against bacterial strains of Bacillus subtilis, Klebsiella pneumonia, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli,...

A. Tamil Selvan*, R. Yezdhani, N. S. Subramanian, M. R. Devi, B. S. Giri Prasad, S. Kumar and S. Parimala

Department of Pharmacology, Teegala Krishna Reddy College of Pharmacy, Medbowli, Meerpet, Saroornagar (M), Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.1(9).592-95

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BIOACTIVE COMPOUND IDENTIFICATION, PHYTOCHEMICAL ESTIMATION, IN-VITRO ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AND ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF PUPALIA LAPPACEA

PupalialappaceaJuss belongs to the family Amaranthaceae useful in the bone fracture treatment, antimalarial, pyrexia, wounds, cough, tooth ache and boils. The present investigation was aimed to identify the phytocompounds by GC – MS, investigate phytochemically and to screen anti-inflammatory and antioxidant property by invitro methods. Bioactive compounds were identified using GC- MS, functiona...

A. T. Selvan *, N. S. Subramanian, M. Ramadevi , B. Sree Giri Prasad and Santhosh Kumar Muthu

Department of Pharmacology , Teegala Krishna Reddy College of Pharmacy, Meerpet, Saroor Nagar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh , India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.1(9).596-04

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ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY AND PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING OF MARINE MACRO ALGAE AMPHIROA ANCEPS USING THREE SOLVENT EXTRACTS

The antibacterial activity and phytochemical screening of red algae Amphiroa anceps was using three different solvents like aqueous, methanol and ethyl acetate extracts. The phytochemical screening of macro algae showed the presence of flavanoids and terpenoids in methanol and ethyl acetate extract. The aqueous extract of Amphiroa anceps observed only tannins. The eight human pathogenic bacteria l...

E. Shiney*, M. Reginald and J. Irene Wilsy

Department of Botany and Research Centre, Scott Christian College, Nagercoil-3, Tamil Nadu, India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.1(9).605-08

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ANTHELMINTIC ACTIVITY OF LEAVES EXTRACT OF ANDROGRAPHIS PANICULATA NEES

The present study is part of continuing programme related to the antihelminthic activity and phytochemical screening of Andrographis Paniculata Nees (Kalmegh)and their enhanced potential on helminthes. The antihelminthic activity of the aqueous extract of Andrographis Paniculata Nees leaves against the adult Indian earthworms Pheretima posthuma due to its anatomical and physiological resemblance w...

M Murali, R Maheswari , M Syed Muzammil * and G Asogan

Department of Biochemistry, Islamiah College (Autonomous) Vaniyambadi, Vellore District, India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.1(9).609-14

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