Cadaba fruticosa (L.) Druce belongs to the family Capparaceae. It is woody, erect, glandular- pubescent shrubs. It is used in the folk system of medicine. Anti-rheumatic, anthelmintic and antibacterial properties it is also used in gastrointestinal, urine complaints and as a vermicide. Leaves used on boils and the leaf juice of this plant are used as a remedy for fevers and is primarily used to ...
PHARMACOGNOSTICAL, PHYTOCHEMICAL AND ANTHELMINTIC ACTIVITY ON FLOWERS OF JASMINUM GRANDIFLORUM LINN. (OLEACEAE)
Jasminum grandiflorum Linn. is a scrambling deciduous shrub. Its leaves are used as Ayurvedic herbal medicine, and its flowers are used to adorn the coiffure of women. The plant is bitter, astringent, acrid, thermogenic, aphrodisiac, antiseptic, anodyne, depurative, emmenagogue, emollient, diuretic, anthelmintic, deobstruent, dentifrice, suppurative tonic. Since, the literature has restricted Jasm...
PREPARATION AND EVALUATION OF POLYHERBAL FORMULATION FOR ITS ANTIDIABETIC ACTIVITY AGAINST STREPTOZOTOCIN INDUCED DIABETES RAT MODEL
The present work was executed to evaluate the anti-diabetic potency of a polyherbal preparation. The objective of this study is to induce experimental diabetes mellitus using streptozotocin in normal Albino wistar rats and study the anti-diabetic activity of polyherbal formulation by comparison of changes in levels of glucose between normal and diabetic rats. The effect of methanol extract of poly...
INVESTIGATION ON NOVEL ROLE OF SOLANUM XANTHOCARPUM AND JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS EXTRACT AGAINST CCl4 INDUCED LIVER INJURY
Background: There are very less therapeutic and reliable liver protective drugs in modern medicine to prevent and treat liver injury caused due to drugs. Traditionally Solanum xanthocarpum Schradt. (SX) and Wendl. and Juniperus communis Linn. (JC) have been used since long for their hepatoprotective effect. The current study was carried out to explore the hepatoprotective role of SX and JC against...
Nature has been providing many essential sources which are being utilized in every form of our lives. There are many novel techniques which are being developed from natural resources most importantly plants. By this review we tried to prove the efficiency of Carnivorous plants like Dionaea muscipula, Drosera indica in preventing varied types of cancers. We also tried to include various metabolites...
Curcuma albiflora Thw. is an important anti-inflammatory medicinal plant, which is used in Sri Lankan Traditional Medicine. The plant is endemic to Sri Lanka and unexplored. Therefore it is necessary to conduct proper systematic study to establish chemical profile of C. albiflora. Therefore, current study was conducted GC-MS study on various extracts of C. albiflora. The whole plant parts of the p...
For a very long time, plants have been used worldwide as a natural medicine to treat human diseases and it has been in many parts of the world, plants are used as a safe source of drugs to cure several diseases and conditions through complementary medicine system. In tropical Asia and Africa, Commelina benghalensis is a native plant and is known to have significant pharmacological activities. This...
The plant Soymida febrifuga is called as Mamsaroyini in Sanskrit. It is an important medicinal plant belongs to family Meliaceae. This plant has got the traditional and ethnomedicinal significance. This is commonly used for Anti-inflammatory and also for joint pain, for cattle it is used for easy placental expulsion in the tribal areas of North-eastern Karnataka. Keeping its medicinal significance...
Aim of the present study is to analyze Mūcāmparap paṛṛu, a poly herbomineral Siddha formulation for physicochemical parameters, TLC photo documentation, and HPTLC fingerprint profile studies. The physicochemical parameters such as ash contents, solubility in water and ethanol, pH, loss on drying and successive extraction with hexane, chloroform, and ethanol were carried out. Hexane, chlorofo...
BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF EXTRACTS AND SEASONAL VARIATION IN ESSENTIAL OIL COMPOSITION FROM MYRCIARIA GLAZIOVIANA (MYRTACEAE)
Extracts from leaves, stems and flower buds of Myrciaria glazioviana were analyzed for their antioxidant and anticholinesterase activity. The methanolic extracts showed the best results in reducing power (623.52 - 806.15 mg AA/g of extract), DPPH radical scavenging (IC50 = 9.77 - 14.06 µg/mL) and lipid peroxidation inhibition activity (21.30 - 66.80%). These data were correlated to the total phen...