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International Journal Of Pharmacognosy

An International Journal published monthly
ICV (2015): 69.75, Projected Impact Factor (2017) : 0.59
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, Myanmar, and South India in addition to China. This plant is useful either as an ornamental purpose or as traditional ethnomedicine. Now, the purpose of this article is to describe the pharmacognostic, pharmacolog...

S. Taprial

Department of Pharmacognosy, Rayat Bahra Institute of Pharmacy, Punjab technical University, 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 a description to have a broa...

Z. Haque *, T. Ahmed, D. Mand, K. Asma, Rumman and A. Alam

Department of Moalajat National Institute of Unani Medicine Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

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

437-439

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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 the 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,...

S. Sultana *, H. M. Asif, N. Akhtar and N. 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

440-443

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CONCEPT OF KIDNEY DISEASE IN UNANI LITERATURE-A REVIEW

Kidney is a vital organ of the human body which performs the 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...

M. S. Karim *, M. A. Kalam, M. A. Alam and K. Alam

Goverment Tibbi College, Patna, Bihar, India.

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

444-447

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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 the main contributor to the mass cell maintenance in the pancreatic islets. In our earlier work the suppression of β-cell growth by aggregated peptide hormone of the 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, ...

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

H. Buniatyan Institute of Biochemistry of Armenian National Academy of Sciences, Republic of Armenia.

DOI: biochem@ipia.sci.am

448-453

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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 the hepatoprotective effect of the ethanol extract. Histopathological examination of liver sections confirmed that ...

S. V. S. Kumar *, V. Rajeswari, D. K. Babu and Y. S. R. Reddy and D. Biswas

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

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

454-458

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IDENTIFICATION OF CURCUMA LONGA RHIZOMES BY PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND TLC FINGERPRINT ANALYSIS

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

M. Duraisankar * and A. D. Ravindran

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

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

459-465

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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 ethnobotany practices to treat and control ruminant livestock diseases is old practices in large part of the world. To investigate Traditional medicinal plants used to treat ectoparasites 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 kno...

H. Tesfaye, M. Hishe and S. Badasa*

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

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

466-472

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

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

V. N. 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

473-477

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PHOTOCHEMICAL TRANSFORMATION OF FLOUROQUINOLONE ANTIBIOTIC DRUG- BESIFLOXACIN

In the present study, the photochemistry of fluoroquinolone 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 afforded 7-(2-Amino-5-oxo-pentylamino)-8-chloro-1-cy...

W. Ahmad*, A. Singh and P. Chaudhary

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

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

478-483

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