World Health Organization appreciated the importance of medicinal plants for public health care in developing nations.The tribal region of Ghoti taluka-Igatpuri, district-Nashik has various medicinal plant species to cure the ailments. This medicinal plant species are found in the kokani region of ghoti and igatpuri. The Pharmacognostic study of these medicinal plants used in ghoti tribal region c...
Twenty two endophytic fungi were isolated from anti-diabetic plants Momordica charantia and Trigonella foenum-graceum. Ethyl acetate extracts of all fungal isolates were tested for inhibition of aldose reductase and carbohydrate metabolizing enzymes. Ethyl acetate extracts of nine endophytic fungi were found to be positive for α- amylase and α- glucosidase inhibitors. Crude extracts of fungal is...
PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING AND ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITIES OF SOLVENT EXTRACT OF LANTANA CAMARA.L LEAF FROM MEKELLE, ETHIOPIA
In this study, phytochemical analysis was take place for solvent extracts (petroleum ether, chloroform) and essential oils. Maceration method and hydro distillation were used for the solvent extraction and essential oil extraction respectively. Solvent extract was studied for phytochemical analysis and antibacterial activities. The antibacterial activity of solvent extract of lantana camara L. lea...
ANTIDIARRHEAL AND ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITIES OF HYDROALCOHOLIC EXTRACTS OF SALVIA SCHIMPERI BENTH FROM ETHIOPIA
In Ethiopian folk medicine, aqueous decoction of the leaves of Salvia schimperiis used for treatments of various ailments including diarrhea, however, to date, there appear to have been no reports on the phytochemistry, the antidiarrhoeal and the antimicrobial activity of the plant.In this study, the hydroalcoholic extract of the leaves of S. schimperi was evaluated for its antidiarrheal and antib...
Moringa oleifera Lam. is the most imperativeand legendary species of family Moringaceae. It is called as Soanjna in local language (Punjabi). It has noteworthy medicinal and nutritional significance for both human as well as for animals. Traditionally it is recommended to treat many ailments and to contest malnutrition mostly in tropics. It has scores of pharmacological activities such as anticanc...
STUDIES ON ETHNOMEDICINE AND ROLE OF TRADITIONAL HEALTH PRACTITIONERS (THPs) IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS (PHCs) IN THE TRIBAL DOMINATED AREAS OF RAJASTHAN- INDIA
The tribal people depend on plants and plant products for their livelihood and most of the people still depend on traditional herbal medicine suggested by traditional medicine men or traditional health practitioners (THPs) for their primary health care. In this paper 36 herbal formulations of 59 plant species belonging to 40 families to cure 16 common diseases suggested by 32 traditional health pr...
Sulfated polysaccharides (SP) were extracted from Corallina officinalis marine red algae seaweed by using hydrothermal processes at 100 °C. The antioxidant activity of C. officinalis sulfated polysaccharide were determined using the (2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl, DPPH) method , showing that this polysaccharide has a moderate effect in inhibiting the formation of those radicals. This study demons...
Eugenia jambolana Lam., commonly known as black plum or “jamun” is an important medicinal plant in various traditional systems of medicine. It is effective in the treatment of diabetes mellitus, inflammation, ulcers and diarrhea and preclinical studies have also shown it to possess chemopreventive, radioprotective and antineoplastic properties. The plant is rich in compounds containing anthocy...
ABSTRACT: Moxifloxacin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic. Moxifloxacin is 4th Generation fluroquinolone. Chemically it is 8-methoxy-fluoroquinolone. It acts by inhibiting DNA gyrase, a type topoisomerse II and topoisomerase IV. These are enzymes which are necessary for separation of bacterial DNA, so inhibits the replication of cell. Its study was based on single-drug delivery, Intravenous. The a...
In this study a cream was formulated from the plant extract containing anti-oxidant ingredient Embelinand its quality control evaluation performed along with antioxidant activity. Alcohol extract of plant was used. The extract was tested for antioxidant activity by superoxide scavenging activity. Quality evaluation of the product was assessed by using different evaluation methods. The stability st...