COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ANTIMICROBIAL EFFECT OF NIGELLA SATIVA SEED EXTRACTS FROM DIFFERENT GEOGRAPHIES
Prophet Mohammed calls Nigella sativa seed as a medicine of blessings. Nigella sativa isan herbaceous plant and cultivated in Middle East, South East Asia and some part of the Europe. Nigella sativa seed has been in use in Middle East, South East Asia and some part of the Europe over 2000 years.Until date lot of research, studies are conducted to prove the therapeutic utility of Nigella sativa see...
Thepesia populnea Linn. (Family- Malvaceae) is one of the important drugs used in Herbal medicines. It is known by the name Paras-pipal. It is often cultivated for ornament and shade, and it blooms throughout the year in the tropics. Various parts of this plant are found to possess useful medicinal properties, such as antifertility, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, purgative, and hep...
Standardization is the need of the hour in Ayurvedic system of medicine. The traditional systems of medicine are really effective but the problem with them is they lack in quality assurance. This enables us to recognise the quality of the formulation. The Central Council of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha has prescribed the preliminary guidelines for testing the quality of these formulations. It i...
PHARMACOGNOSTIC AND PRELIMINARY PHYSIOCHEMICAL INVESTIGATIONS OF PLANT THEVETIA PERUVIANA LEAVES AND FLOWERS
Thevetia peruviana are found distributed throughout tropical parts of India. Their leaves are used as cardiotonic and diuretic. Flowers of Plant Thevetia peruviana were reported to possess good medicinal value in traditional system of medicine, the present investigation deals with Macroscopic, Microscopic and preliminary phytochemical investigation of flowers of Thevetia peruviana which includes p...
Aims: Analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects of Vitex negundo leaves extract (VNE) were evaluated in the animal models. The VNE was evaluated for the phytochemical analysis. Settings and Design: Factorial design was used for the experimental models. Methods and Material: The analgesic effects at graded doses of VNE (40-320 mg/kg, p.o.) were evaluated in mice against acetic acid induced writhing (...
HEPATOPROTECTIVE AND ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF SESBANIA GRANDIFLORA AGAINST CCl4-INDUCED HEPATIC INJURY IN RATS
A phytotherapeutic approach to modern drug development can provide many invaluable drugs from traditional medicinal plants. Medicinal plants have been considered as important therapeutic aid for alleviating ailment of humankind. Numerous plants and polyherbal formulations are used for the treatment of liver diseases. This present investigation was aimed to assessing the hepatoprotective activity o...
Sexually transmitted diseases are serious problem concerned with health, social and economic challenges in world especially in Africa. Rural patients are more dependent on folk medicinal healers for treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. Rural people depend on traditional medicinal plants because of lack of access to modern medical facilities and hesitancy to relate this form of illnesses in ...
FORMULATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF NATURAL PRODUCT BASED ANTIMICROBIAL AND COSMETICS FROM SELECTED MEDICINAL PLANT IN TANZANIA
The aim of this study was to utilize the phytoconstituents from medicinal plants; Carissa spinarum to generate herbal based antimicrobial and cosmetics to reduce the synthetic ingredients by incorporation of natural extracts whose functionality is comparable with their synthetic ingredients and compare its effectiveness with marketed antimicrobial and cosmetics products. The method used was the so...
A simple TLC method has been developed for the simultaneous quantification of bergenin using HPTLC plate precoated with silica gel 60 F254. The method was developed in toluene: ethyl acetate: acetone (2:4:4 v/v) toluene: ethyl acetate: formic acid (4:6:1, v/v) and validated in terms of precision, repeatability, and accuracy. The isolated compounds were characterized using spectroanalytical techniq...
Traditional herbal medicines include herbs, herbal materials, herbal preparations and finished herbal products that contains as active ingredients parts of plants, or other plant materials, or combinations. Clinical trials of traditional herbal medicines are carried out with herbal preparations only after standardization and identification of markers to ensure that the substances being evaluated a...