GC-MS ANALYSIS OF THE METHYLENE CHLORIDE AND n-BUTANOL FRACTIONS OF THE METHANOLIC EXTRACT OF ANTIGONON LEPTOPUS (HOOK & ARN.)
Antigonon leptopus Hook & Arn. (family Polygonaceae), also called: chain of love, Queen’s wreath and Mexican creeper is a fast growing vine with stems reaching up to 20 feet long. It has heart-shaped, green leaves climbing by tendrils which wrap around many types of the supports. It is native to Mexico and commonly found in tropical Asia, Africa, the Caribbean and the Americas. It possess an...
Peridiopsora mori (Barclay) K.V. Prasad, B.R.D. Yadav & Sullia is one of the fungi which cause brown leaf rust on Mulberry (Morus spp.). Leaf rust disease is one of the major diseases affecting Mulberry (Morus sp.). Synthetic fungicides are commonly applied to reduce disease; however, its improper use may cause residual toxicity on silkworm, environmental and health problems. The extracts of a...
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic systemic disease which results in pain, swelling and stiffness in joints. It affects about 1% of the total world’s population. RA begins with an edematous thickening of the synovia which latter converts into inflammatory synovium called pannus which erodes the surrounding cartilage. Conventional therapy exists to overcome illness but prolonged uses of drugs...
Diabetes mellitus is characterized by elevated plasma glucose concentrations resulting from insufficient insulin. A comprehensive herbal drug therapeutic regimen offers time tested safe and effective support to conventional therapy in the management of diabetes. This is combination with adequate dietary management and physical activity would provide an integrated approach to the management of this...
In traditional medicinal trees, Dalbergia sissoo is a popular species around the world. It has been used for therapeutic purpose from thousands of years and now there is a growing demand for plant based medicines, health products, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Dalbergia sissoo is a widely growing plant which is used traditionally as anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, analgesic, anti-oxidant, anti-...
The plant of Desmodium triflorumLinn (Fabaceae) are reported to have great medicinal value. The aim of this study to evaluate pharmacognostic evaluation including examination of morphological characters, ash value, powder analysis, and extractive values were carried out. Phytochemical screening including chemical examination and chromatographic study were also carried out. This would help to scien...
About 4 extracts (hexane, acetone, ethanol, and methanol extraction) from the seeds of Centratherum anthelminticum was extracted. Ethanol extract was characterized by Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy. Seven constituents from 9 peaks were identified. 2-Oxo-pentanoic acid and hexadecanoic acid are as the major constituents and the miner constituents like Henicosanoic acid, 26-Phenoxy-hexacos...
ANTIHYPERLIPIDEMIC ACTIVITY OF ETHANOLIC EXTRACT OF AMORPHOPHALLUS PAEONIIFOLIUS TUBER IN TRITON WR 1339 INDUCED HYPERLIPIDEMIC RATS
Hyperlipidemia is the most prominent risk factor of coronary heart disease. The present study was designed to investigate the anti-hyperlipidemic activity of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius Tuber in Triton WR-1339 induced hyperlipidemic rats. Amorphophallus paeoniifolius extract was administered at different dose of 250mg/kg, 500mg/kg (p.o) daily for 7 days to hyperlipidemic rats. Gemfibrozil is used...
Today, cancer can be considered as a serious threat to human health because its treatment is difficult and expensive. In addition, genetic modifications are considered as risk factors for many diseases including cancer. To discover a benefit and promising therapeutic is one of the main goals research on cancer. Environmental and nutritional factors can affect on the organism through genetic and ep...
FORMULATION AND EVALUATION OF GEL CONTAINING MANGIFERA INDICA LEAVES EXTRACT FOR ANTI-BACTERIAL ACTIVITY
In the present study, an attempt was made to formulate ethosomal gel containing leaf extract of Mangifera indica, and was evaluated for antibacterial activity against gram positive and gram negative organisms. Different formulations of ethosomes using lecithin, cholesterol and ethanol were prepared using Mangifera indica herbal leaf extracts. Carbopol 940 was used to prepare ethosomal gel. The ent...