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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 3 (2016) - Issue 5, May

Review Articles

 
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PHYTOCHEMISTRY AND ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY OF LIPPIA GENUS WITH A STATEMENT ON CHEMOTAXONOMY AND ESSENTIAL OIL CHEMOTYPES

Lippia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the Verbenaceae family. It contains about 220 species with diverse ethno-pharmacological applications. Myriad of biologically active phytoconstituents abound in Lippia. The essential oil chemotypes found in Lippia species included myrcenone rich-type, carvone rich-type, piperitenone rich-type, ipsenone rich-type, linalool rich-type, citral rich-ty...

Samuel Ehiabhi Okhale*, Ezekwesiri Michael Nwanosike, Omolola Temitope Fatokun and Oluyemisi Folashade Kunle

Department of Medicinal Plant Research and Tradidtional Medicine, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Idu Industrial Area, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.3(5).201-211

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A REVIEW OF NON-STEROIDAL PHYTOCONSTITUENTS OF TRIBULUS TERRESTRIS

The genus Tribulus belongs to family Zygophyllaceae comprises approximately 25 species which grow as prostrate hairy herbs in tropical and warm regions. In this review, the literature data on phytochemical investigations of the Tribulus terrestris are compiled. The well-recognized groups of secondary metabolites were sterols, alkaloids, flavonoids, and steroidal saponins...

Mamdouh N. Samy *, Mokhtar M. Bishr, Ahmed A. Ahmed and Mohamed S. Kamel

Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Minia University, Minia, Egypt

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.3(5).212-216

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Research Articles

 
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PHARMACOGNOSTIC STUDIES OF STEM TUBER ON BRASSICA OLERACEA VAR. GONGYLODES

The crude extracts from stem tuber and leaf of Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes in different solvents, were subjected to physico-chemical, fluorescence analysis, phytochemical and antimicrobial study. The microscopic analysis revealed that B. oleracea showed stone cells and calcium oxalate prisms. The ash value was high 7.88 % in B. Oleracea. The fluorescent analysis at 366 nm of B. oleracea unde...

S. J. Sabannavar* and B.V. Swaroopa

Department of Botany, Mount Carmel College (Autonomous), Bangalore, Karnataka, India

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.3(5).221-228

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COMPARATIVE STUDY ON PROXIMATE AND PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF PROCESSED TWO DIFFERENT GERMPLASM OF MUCUNA PRURIENS (VELVET BEANS)

The present study deals with the qualitative and quantitative analysis of phytochemical and proximate analysis of seed extract of two different germplasms of Mucuna black and white colored seeds (BCS & WCS) were investigated. Between the two seeds studied, black colored seed which is in raw form, registered higher efficiency in proximate composition as well as phytochemical when compared to wh...

M. Marimuthu*, Uma Sundaram and S. Thirukannan

Nutraceutical Chemistry Lab, Department of Food Process Engineering, School of Bioengineering, SRM University, Kattankulathur-603203, Tamil Nadu, India

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.3(5).229-233

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PHARMACOGNOSTIC STUDIES OF DRUG SPERMADICTYON SUAVEOLENS ROXB.

The stem of Spermadictyon suaveolens Roxb. (Rubiaceae) was evaluated for its pharmacognostic characteristics. The stem was assessed for its macroscopic, organoleptic, microscopic and phytochemical characters. The macroscopic study revealed variation in color of stem when fresh and dried. The macroscopic evaluation was studied with parameters viz. colour, odour, shape and surface in fresh and dry c...

Musmade Kavita, Abhijeet Rakshe and Digambar Mokat *

Department of Botany, Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune, Maharashtra, India

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.3(5).234-239

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Short Communication

 
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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF POLYGONUM FLACCIDUM

Polygonum flaccidum (Polygonaceae) is an annual herb widely distributed in Bangladesh, India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Agfhanistan. Objectives of the present study were to determine antioxidant, anthelmintic, cytotoxic, insecticidal and antibacterial activities of methanol extract of P. flaccidum. Antioxidant activity in terms of free radical scavenging ability was determined by DPPH free radical sca...

Pritesh Ranjan Dash, Md. Sohel Rana* and Md. Hossain Sohrab

Department of Pharmacy, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.3(5).217-220

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