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...
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 ...
PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSES, ANTIOXIDANT AND ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITIES OF ACMELLA OLERACEA, A VARIETY GROWN IN MIZORAM
Acmella oleracea (L.) R.K. Jansen (family Asteraceae) is an interesting plant because of its wide range of medicinal and culinary uses. It has been traditionally used in the treatments of anaemia, body ache, cancer, gastric ulcer and infections, gingivitis, gout, inflammations, laceration, malaria, stammering, and worm infection (helminthiasis). Different extracts of the plants were prepared, and ...
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
Pupalia lappacea Juss belongs to the family Amaranthaceae useful in the bone fracture treatment, antimalarial, pyrexia, wounds, cough, toothache 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 in-vitro methods. Bioactive compounds were identified using GC- MS; functional ...
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...
MAHUA OIL CONTAINING SUPPOSITORY BASE EXHIBITED HIGHER DRUG RELEASE AS COMPARED TO COCOA BUTTER BASE
The present research aimed at scrutinizing the role of Mahua Oil (MO) as a suppository base which can enhance the release of drug in the site of administration. Three formulations were designed with erythromycin as the drug utilizing; F1 (MO and Beeswax in the ratio of 3:1), F2 (MO and PEG 6000 in the ratio of 1:1), and F3 (cocoa butter - 100%) as the base material. The suppositories were prepared...
The study was carried out to assess the analgesic, anti-inflammatory, CNS depressant and anti-diarrhoeal activity of methanolic extract of Nephelium lappaceum L. seeds (MNLS). Analgesic activity was evaluated using acetic acid-induced writhing and formalin-induced licking paw test in mice. Anti-inflammatory effect was studied using the carrageenan-induced inflammatory method. Hole cross and open f...
POTENTIAL ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITIES OF SPONDIAS PINNATA (FAMILY: ANACARDIACEAE) BARK EXTRACT IN RATS WITH STREPTOZOTOCIN INDUCED DIABETES MELLITUS
The present study was to investigate the antioxidant activity of aqueous bark extract of Spondias pinnata (Linn. f.) Kurz (Family: Anacardiaceae) in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. The antioxidant activity was evaluated by the activities of liver enzymes, antioxidant enzymes, and extent of lipid peroxidation (LPO) in the liver of streptozotocin (STZ) ‑diabetic rats. S. pinnata extract decr...