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 pre...
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 use...
The present study mainly focuses on the ethnomedicinal importance of Soymida febrifuga. The selected plant was reported to have wide ethnomedicinal use. The literatures revealed that there is lack of scientific reports on its leaf. So it is important to provide scientific means in a systematic manner. The Phytochemical analysis of the plant has stated about the presence of Carbohydrates, cardi...
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 an 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, deobstruant, dentifrice, suppurative tonic. Since the literature has restricted Jas...
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 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 respiratory d...