Volume 2 (2015) - Issue 11, November
Cissus quadrangularis Linn. is a succulent plant of family Vitaceae commonly found in tropical and subtropical xeric wood. It is a fleshy, cactus-like liana widely used as a common food item in India. The plant is prescribed in the ancient Ayurvedic literature as a general tonic and analgesic, with specific bone fracture healing properties. The plant is believed to be useful in helminthiasis, anor...
DESCRIPTION OF APIUM GRAVEOLENS (TUKHM KARAFS) IN UNANI SYSTEM OF MEDICINE AND WESTERN PERSPECTIVE -AN APPRAISAL
Apium graveolens Linn. is an indigenous herb belongs to family of Apiaceae. In Unani System of Medicine this plant is commonly known as Karafs and it is used to treat numerous diseases (Sue mizaj Jigar, Zofe Isteha, Yarqan, Sudda Jigar, Wajaul mafasil, Simane mufrit, Sartan, Hisate Gurdah, Falij wa Istirkha, Niqras etc). Various studies have revealed that Karafs plays a vital role in prevention of...
Field pea is the third most important grain legume globally after beans and chickpea. The present study was conducted during the period 2012-2014 at the Institute of Forage crops, Bulgaria, with five pea genotypes. The conducted analyses revealed that the genetic correlations for most of traits in field pea have higher coefficients than the phenotypic correlations. The strongest positive phenotypi...
Kandangkathiri Kirutham (ghee of Solanum xanthocarpum) is a siddha herbal formulation mentioned in siddha text book for the treatment of Ullnaakku Azharchi (Tonsillitis). It contains leaf juice ofKandangkathiri (Solanum xanthocarpum), cow’s ghee, the paste of raw drugs namely Sittrarathai (Alpinia officinarum), Sittramutti (Sida cordifolia), Nerunjil ver (Tribulus terrestris), Chukku (Zingiber o...
Cadaba fruticosa (L.) Druce is belonging to the family Capparaceae. It is woody, erect, glandular- pubescent shrubs. It is used in the folk system of medicine. Anti rheumatic, anthielemintic and antibacterial properties it is also used in gastrointestinal, urine complaints and as vermicide. Leaves used on boils and the leaf juice of this plant are used as remedy for feversand is especially use...