Volume 3 (2016) - Issue 10, October
The botanical supplement market is growing at a rapid rate, and this trend is expected to continue to progress. In the world of Nutraceuticals, Echinacea plant is widely used for medicinal and commercial purposes. This Native American herb has a remarkable record of clinical and laboratory study, as well a long history of medicinal use in the management of a variety of conditions. Phytomedicinal p...
The natural anthracene derivative emodin (1,3,8-trihydroxy-6-methylanthraquinone) is known as an anticancer agent. In the present work, it was isolated for the first time from the ethanol extract of Rumex confertus leaves, widely used in Armenia as a vegetable. It was purified in two-step low-pressure liquid chromatography – a significantly easier and inexpensive procedure compared with those us...
The present study mainly focuses on the ethnomedicinal importance of Soymida febrifuga. The selected plant was reported to have wide ethnomedicinal use. The literature revealed that there is a lack of scientific reports on its leaf. So it is important to provide scientific means systematically. The Phytochemical analysis of the plant has stated about the presence of Carbohydrates, cardiac glyc...
PHARMACOGNOSTICAL, PHYTOCHEMICAL AND ANTHELMINTIC ACTIVITY ON FLOWERS OF JASMINUM GRANDIFLORUM LINN. (OLEACEAE)
Jasminum grandiflorum Linn. is a scrambling deciduous shrub. Its leaves are used as Ayurvedic herbal medicine, and its flowers are used to adorn the coiffure of women. The plant is bitter, astringent, acrid, thermogenic, aphrodisiac, antiseptic, anodyne, depurative, emmenagogue, emollient, diuretic, anthelmintic, deobstruent, dentifrice, suppurative tonic. Since, the literature has restricted Jasm...
Curcuma longa, Zingiber officinale and Alpinia galanga are traditionally and scientifically reported for the treatment of respiratory disorders such as asthma, bronchial congestion and allergic reactions in the respiratory tract. As part of a continuing effort aimed at the development of efficacious antiallergic and antiasthmatic herbal formulation for the treatment of asthma and related respirato...