The present study was investigated to determine the possible phytochemical components from the solvents such as hexane, Ethyl acetate and Ethanolic extract of Justicia tranquebariensis. Among the phytochemical screening of these extracts ethyl acetate extract showed that the whole plant was rich in Carbohydrate, Tannin, Flavonoids, Quinones, Cardiac glycosides, Phenols, Steroids and Coumarins. Fur...
As we are well aware that production of metallic nanoparticles by physical and chemical method has numerous drawbacks along with use of toxic chemicals, high energy expenditure and non- biodegradable products. Hence, researchers are showing great interest in biological synthesis of nanoparticles. The biological method provide clean, bio-degradable, non-toxic and eco-friendly methods for nanopartic...
A STUDY ON THE INDIGENOUS MEDICINAL PLANTS AND HEALING PRACTICES OF MURONG TRIBE IN KHAGRACHARI DISTRICT (BANGLADESH)
An ethnomedicinal survey was carried out during August 2008 to October 2008 among tribal medicinal practitioners of the Murong tribes. Various Murong Tribal practitioners practiced in their localities for treating different kinds of disease of Ramgarh Upazila, Khagrachari districts of Chittagong Hill Tracts Region in Bangladesh. We observed to use 40 plants species belonging to 29 families in vari...
DETERMINATION OF FLURBIROFEN IN PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS BY FIRST- ORDER DERIVATIVE SPECTROPHOTOMETRY METHOD
Flurbiprofen is a new non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent, one of the propionic acid groups, which has significant anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic properties. Clinically, it is used for the treatment of rheumamatoid arthritis, degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, acute musculoskeletal disorders, low back pain and allied conditions. In this study, first...
EVALUATION OF PRESERVATIVE EFFECTIVENESS IN ANTACID, COUGH SYRUP AND OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION BY MICROBIAL CHALLENGE TEST
Pharmaceutical preparations having high water content face the problem of microbial spoilage which affects consumer safety. Control on such problem is generally done by addition of specific preservative to these pharmaceutical preparations, but sometimes some physical changes and clinical hazards are observed even after addition of preservatives. The aim of present study was to evaluate and compar...
Vitiligo is an acquired idiopathic epidermal pigment loss occuring on the body. The prevalence of disease is less than 0.5%. Pathogenesis of vitiligo has been intriguing researchers for decades. Basic defect in vitiligo is disappearance of melanocytes. Several therapies are prescribed for the disease; the most effective one is narrow band UVB phototherapy. Several evidence based hypotheses have be...
Aqer Qerha (Anacyclus pyrethrum DC.), family Asteraceae is a perennial, procumbent herb, native to north Africa and Arab countries and in India it is found in Himalayas, Jammu and Kashmir and North India . In Unani System of Medicine it is an effective remedy for the treatment of a variety of diseases. The plant roots are reported for muhallil-e-awram (anti-inflammatory), muqawwi-e-bah (anabolic &...
MEDICINAL EFFECT OF KAMEELA AND AMRAZE JILDIYA (SKIN DISEASES) DESCRIBED IN UNANI SYSTEM OF MEDICINE AND CURRENT RESEARCH – AN OVERVIEW
Kameela or Kamala is a well known Unani drug which is being used as medicament from centuries for the treatment of Amraze Jildiya (skin disease) by Unani Physicians and also mentioned their medicinal efficacy in Unani Classical text. It is widely scattered perennial shrub or small tree in tropical and subtropical region regions with an altitude below the 1,000 m and is description to have broad ...
AN EVALUATION OF THE ANTIOXIDANT PROPERTIES OF SOME OIL YIELDING LAMIACEOUS PLANTS FROM MORNI HILLS (HARYANA, INDIA)
The present study was conducted to explore the antioxidant and radical scavenging activities of essential oil extracted from the leaves of plants of family Lamiaceae from Morni hills in the north-eastern part of the state of Haryana, India. Ten plants-Hyptis suaveolens, Mentha longifolia, M. pulegium, Ocimum basilicum, Plectranthus incanus, P. striatus, Pogostemon benghalensis, Rabdosia rugosa, Sa...
High blood pressure is well-established as a leading cause of stroke, ischemic heart disease, and cardiovascular disease. Globally cardiovascular disease accounts for approximately 17 million deaths a year, nearly one third of the total. A number of pharmaceutical agents are available for initial treatment of high BP. These include older molecules such as diuretics ...