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ISSN (Print): 2394-5583

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 2 (2015) - Issue 1, January

Review Articles

 
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A REVIEW ON ANTI-ULCER ACTIVITY OF POLYHERBAL SIDDHA FORMULATION “YELATHY CHOORANAM”

Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD) is an inflammation along the mucosal lining of esophagus, stomach or duodenum or anywhere in the gastro intestinal tract. PUD is the most common gastrointestinal disorder on clinical practice because of alteration in the life style and food habits. The main symptoms related with PUD are Indigestion, heartburns, burning pain or abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, constipati...

S. Thillaivanan * and K. Samraj

National Institute of Siddha, Tamil Nadu Medical Service, Chennai, Tamil Nadu India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(1).1-5

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WOUND HEALING MEDICINAL PLANT OF INDIA: A REVIEW

The traditional Indian medicine - Ayurveda, describes various herbs, fats, oils and minerals with anti-aging as well as wound healing properties. Wounds are the result of injuries to the skin that disrupt the soft tissue. Wound healing can be defined as a complex dynamic process results in the restoration of anatomic continuity and function. Various plant products have been used in treatment of wo...

RohitAdhav*, Piyush Mantry and Dr. G.N. Darwhekar

Acropolis Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research. Manglia Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(1).6-10

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Research Articles

 
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ANTIOXIDANT EFFECT OF CRUDE WATER EXTRACT OF VETIVERIA ZIZANIOIDES (GRAMINEAE) IN MICE WITH ACETAMINOPHEN INDUCED HEPATOTOXICITY

Acetaminophen (APAP) is widely used as an analgesic and antipyretic drug. Large dose of APAP results in severe hepatic necrosis due to the oxidative stress. This work evaluates the antioxidant activity of crude water extract of Vetiveria zizanioides rootsagainst a single dose of APAP induced acute hepatotoxicity. Mice were treated with 300 mg/kg of APAP dissolved in saline and fasted for 16h. N-Ac...

R. P. Hewawasam *and KAPW Jayatilaka

Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ruhuna, Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(1).11-20

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SYNTHESIS OF SOME NEW ANTIMICROBIAL 5,6,7,8-TETRAHYDROPYRIMIDO [4,5-b] QUINOLONE DERIVATIVES

2-Amino-1-aryl-1,4,5,6,7,8-hexahydro-4-phenylquinoline-3-carbonitrile derivatives were synthesized by the reaction of cyclohexanone (1) with 2-benzylidinemalononitrile (2) and the appropriate of aniline derivatives. The reactivity of some of these newly synthesized derivatives toward carbon disulfide and further toward hydrazonoyl halides were also studied. In addition, the antimicrobial activity ...

Maher A. El-Hashash *, Sherif M. Sherif , Azza A. E. Badawy and Huda R. M. Rashdan

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ain-Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(1).21-27

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ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF LAGENARIA SICERARIA CRUDE EXTRACT OBTAINED FROM ITS FLOWERS

Many herbal remedies have been employed in various medical systems for the treatment and management of different diseases. The plant Lagenaria siceraria, a plant belonging to the family Cucurbitaceae, has been used in different system of traditional medication for the treatment of diseases and ailments of human beings. The n- hexane extract of Lagenaria siceraria was screened for antimicrobial act...

Sen Chinmoy Kumar *, Binita paul, Biswas Bishyajit Kumar and Shahid-Ud-Daula A.F.M

Department of Pharmacy, Noakhali Science and Technology University, Noakhali-3802, Bangladesh

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(1).28-32

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HERBS AND HERBAL TEAS WITH ANTIOXIDANT PROPERTIES COMPARABLE TO OR SUPERIOR THAN THOSE OF CAMELLIA SINENSIS

The antioxidant properties of 20 herbs and 28 herbal teas were analysed in comparison with those of Camellia sinensis based on total phenolic content (TPC), free radical scavenging (FRS) activity, ferric reducing power (FRP) and ferrous ion chelating (FIC) ability. The main objective was to find out if there are herbs and herbal teas with antioxidant properties comparable to or superior than those...

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.2(1).33-37

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NEUROCHEMICAL SCREENING OF PTEROSPERMUM ACERIFOLIUM IN ANIMAL MODELS

Pterospermum acerifolium is common plant in India is considered carminative, stimulant and emmenagogue. In the present study, ethanol extract of bark of Pterospermum acerifolium have been evaluated for Neurochemical study. Treatment with ethanolic extract of Pterospermum acerifolium was found to significantly decrease the serum levels of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), corticosterone (CORT) an...

Ankur Choubey*and Gopal Garg

School of Pharmacy, Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(1).38-43

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ARBUSCULAR MYCORRHIZAL FUNGAL DIVERSITY AND ROOT COLONIZATION OF SOME MEDICINAL PLANTS RHIZOSPHERE SOIL OF VRIDDHACHALAM, TAMIL NADU.

The present study was to analyse the occurrence of mycorrhizal diversity in 20 medicinal plants of Vriddhachalam, Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu and to explore for structures correlated to possible functional position of the symbiosis. Arbuscularmycorrhizal fungal colonization ranged from 24–81%. The highest infection was found in Justiciagendarussa and lowest in Naregamiaalata. AM fungal spore ...

M. Panneerselvam*

Senthil College of Education, Periyavadavadi, Vriddhachalam, Cuddalore District-606 001, Tamil Nadu, India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(1).44-48

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CYTOTOXIC EFFECT OF ALPINIA NIGRA CRUDE EXTRACTS OBTAINED FROM ITS RHIZOMES

The present study was aimed to investigate the cytotoxic activity of different fractions (petroleum ether, ethyl acetate & chloroform) of the rhizome of Alpinia nigra – a plant belonging to the family Zingiberaceae. The rhizome of Alpinia nigra was extracted with organic solvent and the extracts were fractionated by using three fractions (petroleum ether, ethyl acetate & chloroform). The...

Binita Paul*, Chinmoy Kumar Sen and Monika Rani Saha

Department of Pharmacy , Noakhali Science and Technology University, Noakhali, Bangladesh

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(1).49-54

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PHYTOCONSTITUTENTS OF MEDICINALLY IMPORTANT PLANT ANDROGRAPHIS PANICULATA NEES

Andrographis paniculata Nees is a plant that has been effectively used in traditional Asian medicines for centuries. It’s perceived “blood purifying” property and also for medicinal properties. The present paper deals to study the phytochemical screening of Andrographis paniculata for various medicinally important compounds. In the present investigation it was found that phenols, alkaloids, ...

Sanjay R. Biradar, D.S Birajdar*and Bhagyashri D. Rachetti

Tissue Culture Research Center, Department of Botany, Department of Physics Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji College Omerga, Dist. Osmanabad – 413606, (MS), India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(1).55-58

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