Qualitative phytochemical screening of C. sativa leaf, stem and root was studied. Four solvents viz; n-hexane, chloroform, alcohol and aqueous revealed the variation in phytochemicals presence and absence in all studied parts. Extracts of different solvents were subjected to qualitative phytochemical screening using standard protocol. Results showed the maximum number of phytochemicals present in ...
Introduction: The phytochemicals in medicinal plants are defined as bioactive non nutrient plant compounds in fruits, vegetables and grains that have been linked to reducing the risk of major chronic diseases. The medicinal plant are promising to have such have effective medicinal property due to presence of phytochemical compounds like alkaloids, tannins, flavonoids and phenolic compounds. The pr...
In folk medicine, Aloe camperi, Aloe percrassa (Aloeceae), and Senna singueana L. (Fabaceae) areused in the management of infectious and inflammation related disorders. The objective of this work was to evaluate the in vitro hyaluronidase inhibition activities of extracts from these three medicinal plants. Various concentrations (10, 50, and 100µg/ml) of leaf latex from the two Aloe spp and hydro...
IN-VITRO ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF ACACIA ETBAICA AGAINST STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS AND ESCHERICHIA COLI
This study was conductedto determine the in-vitro anti-microbial activity of Acacia etbaica, native plant to east African countries,against Staphylococcus aureusand Escherichia coli. To achieve this, methanol extract of leaf of Acacia etbaica was tested for its in-vitro antibacterial activity against Staphylococcus aureusand Escherichia coliusing agar disc diffusion method at two different concent...
In the few decades, there has been exponentially growth in the field of herbal medicines. Most of the traditional system of medicine is effective but they lack standardization. So there is a need to develop a standardization technique. Standardization of herbal formulation is essential in order to assess the quality, purity, safety and efficacy of the drug based on their concentration of their pri...
ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF METHANOLIC EXTRACT OF MANGIFERA INDICA (BARK) AND OSYRIS LANCEOLATA (LEAVES) FROM WESTERN REGION OF NEPAL
Nature has been a source of medicinal agents since times immemorial. The importance of herbs in the management of human ailments cannot be over emphasized. Different extracts from traditional medicinal plants have been tested to identify the source of the therapeutic effects. As a result some natural products have been approved as new antibacterial drugs. The objective of this research is to find ...
Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) is a major public health problem not only in India but also other developed countries. Filariasis is the disease which is caused by a group of filarial worms. It is transmitted by mosquitoes - Culex quinquefasciatus globally the most important vector. They cause high morbidity and mortality among humans. The proper management is needed for preventing the morbidity and m...
BIOACTIVE COMPOUND IDENTIFICATION, PHYTOCHEMICAL ESTIMATION, IN-VITRO ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AND ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF PUPALIA LAPPACEA
PupalialappaceaJuss belongs to the family Amaranthaceae useful in the bone fracture treatment, antimalarial, pyrexia, wounds, cough, tooth ache and boils. The present investigation was aimed to identify the phytocompounds by GC – MS, investigate phytochemically and to screen anti-inflammatory and antioxidant property by invitro methods. Bioactive compounds were identified using GC- MS, functiona...
ARBUSCULAR MYCORRHIZAL FUNGAL DIVERSITY AND ROOT COLONIZATION OF SOME MEDICINAL PLANTS RHIZOSPHERE SOIL OF VRIDDHACHALAM, TAMIL NADU.
The present study was to analyse the occurrence of mycorrhizal diversity in 20 medicinal plants of Vriddhachalam, Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu and to explore for structures correlated to possible functional position of the symbiosis. Arbuscularmycorrhizal fungal colonization ranged from 24–81%. The highest infection was found in Justiciagendarussa and lowest in Naregamiaalata. AM fungal spore ...
Dalbergia latifoliacommonly known as bilayatti shisham (Fabaceae) is a medicinal plant. The dry bark is brown coloured astringent characters. Traditionally various species are reported to be used as aphrodisiac, abortifacient, expectorant, anthelmentic, antipyretic, appetizer, allays thirst, vomiting, burning sensation, cures skin diseases, ulcers Ayurvedic practice, bark is used as leucoderma, le...