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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 2 (2015) - Issue 9, September

Review Articles

 
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A REVIEW ON PHYTOCHEMICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF MICHELIA CHAMPACA LINN. FAMILY: MAGNOLIACEAE

Michelia Champaca Linn., belonging to family Magnoliaceae, is commonly known as Champa. It is a medium size evergreen tree highly distributed in eastern Sub-Himalayan tract, West Bengal, Mayanmar and South India in addition to China. This plant is useful either as ornamental purpose or as traditional ethanomedicine. Now, the purpose of this article is to describe the pharmacognostic, pharmacologic...

Seema Taprial

Department of Pharmacognosy, Rayat Bahra Institute of Pharmacy, Punjab technical University, Vill. Bohan, Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(9).430-36

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MEDICINAL EFFECT OF KAMEELA AND AMRAZE JILDIYA (SKIN DISEASES) DESCRIBED IN UNANI SYSTEM OF MEDICINE AND CURRENT RESEARCH – AN OVERVIEW

Kameela or Kamala is a well known Unani drug which is being used as medicament from centuries for the treatment of Amraze Jildiya (skin disease) by Unani Physicians and also mentioned their medicinal efficacy in Unani Classical text. It is widely scattered perennial shrub or small tree in tropical and subtropical region regions with an altitude below the 1,000 m and is description to have broad ...

Ziaul Haque *, Tanzeel Ahmed, Danish Mand, Kumari Asma, Rumman and Anzar Alam

Department of Moalajat National Institute of Unani Medicine Bangalore-560091, Karnataka, India

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(9).437-39

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DALBERGIA SISSOO ROXB: MONOGRAPH

In traditional medicinal trees, Dalbergia sissoo is a popular species around the world.  It has been used for therapeutic purpose from thousands of years and now there is a growing demand for plant based medicines, health products, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Dalbergia sissoo is a widely growing plant which is used traditionally as anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, analgesic, anti-oxidant, anti-...

Sabira Sultana *, Hafiz Mohammad Asif, Naveed Akhtar and Naheed Akhtar

University College of Conventional Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy & Alternative Medicine, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(9).440-43

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CONCEPT OF KIDNEY DISEASE IN UNANI LITERATURE-A REVIEW

Kidney is a vital organ of human body which perform very important function of formation of urine. Unani system of medicine has illustrated its anatomy, physiology and diseases occurred due to its different abnormalities. Kidney has the four common powers viz; Quwwate Jazibah (absorptive power), Quwwate Hazimah (digestive power), Quwwate Masikah (retentive power) and Quwwate Dafiah (power of excre...

Md. Shafat Karim *, M A Kalam, Md. AnzarAlam and Khurshid Alam

Goverment Tibbi College, Patna, Bihar, India

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(9).444-47

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Research Articles

 
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MEDICINAL PLANTS SUPPORT THE AMYLIN-SUPPRESSED VIABILITY OF ISLET β-CELLS

The pro­liferation of β-cells is a main contributor tothe cell mass maintenance in the pancreatic islets. In our earlier work the suppression of β-cell growth by aggregated peptide hormone of pancreas, amylin, has been proved. The in vitro protection of the cells from aggregated amylin-associated death by several plant extracts and their constituents has been shown. In the present work the deve...

S. G. Sharoyan*, A. A. Antonyan, H. A. Harutyunyan and S.S. Mardanyan

H. Buniatyan Institute of Biochemistry of Armenian National Academy of Sciences, 5/1 P.Sevak Str., Yerevan 0014, Republic of Armenia.

DOI: biochem@ipia.sci.am

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EVALUATION OF HEPATOPROTECTIVE ACTIVITY OF SYZIGIUM ALTERNIFOLIUM (WIGHT) WALP.

Ethanol extract from the stem bark of Syzygium alternifolium exhibited significant activity against thioacetamide toxicity in rats. Glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase, alkaline phosphatase, total bilirubin, total cholesterol, lactate dehydrogenase, and total protein in serum indicated hepatoprotective effect of the ethanol extract. Histopathological examination of liver sections confirmed that, pre...

Suresh Kumar SV*, Rajeswari V, Kullai Babu D and Siva Rami Reddy Y Biswas D

Creative Educational Society’s College of Pharmacy, Chinnatekur, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh, India

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(9).454-58

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IDENTIFICATION OF CURCUMA LONGA RHIZOMES BY PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND TLC FINGERPRINT ANALYSIS

Curcuma longa L. rhizomes are widely used by the traditional medical practitioners for curing various diseases. The rhizomes of C. longa L. is commonly known as Haldi or Turmeric. Haldi is of special importance to human with the discovery that its rhizome powder, when added to various food preparations, preserves their freshness and imparts a characteristic flavors. The Indian system of medicine c...

M. Duraisankar * and A. David Ravindran

Department of Biology, Gandhigram Rural University, Gandhigram, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(9).459-65

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PHYTOCHEMICAL AND ETHNO BOTANICAL STUDY OF MEDICINAL PLANTS USED TO TREAT ECTOPARASITES IN RUMINANT ANIMALS IN EASTERN TIGRAY, NORTHERN ETHIOPIA

The use of ethno-botany practices to treat and control ruminant livestock diseases is old practices in a large part of the world. To investigate Traditional medicinal plants used to treatEctoparasites in Ruminant animals’ Semi-structured interview, observation and field guided walks were used with ruminant livestock owner, local and traditional healers who had willing to share their indigenous k...

Hailegrebreal Tesfaye, Mabratu Hishe and Shilashi Badasa*

College of Natural and Computational Science, Adigrat University, Adigrat, Ethiopia

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(9).466-72

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ANTI-HYPERGLYCEMIC PLANTS USED BY THE TRADITIONAL HEALER OF WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT, ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA

A survey was conducted to collected the information about the effective medicinal plants used by the Traditional healer to treat diabetes. The use of herbal drugs increased worldwide because of lack of side effects and efficacy. Traditional healing is practising throughout the world to treat several diseases. The glycemic disease has become a serious issue in India and all over the world. The trad...

Venkata Narasimha Kadali* and B. V. Sandeep

Department of Biotechnology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(9).473-77

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PHOTOCHEMICAL TRANSFORMATION OF FLOUROQUINOLONE ANTIBIOTIC DRUG- BESIFLOXACIN

In the present study, the photochemistry of flouroquinolone antibiotic drug-besifloxacin (1) was investigated under mild conditions similar to those encountered in biological systems namely aerobic as well as an anaerobic condition with UV-A light.When besifloxacin (1) was irradiated with a high-pressure mercury lamp under aerobic conditions it afforded7-(2-Amino-5-oxo-pentylamino)-8-chloro-1-cycl...

Waseem Ahmad*, Ajay Singh and Priti Chaudhary

Department of Chemistry, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun - 248001, (U. K.), India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(9).478-83

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