Plants have been used for centuries as a remedy for human diseases because they contain phytochemical components of therapeutic values. Hexane, Ethyl acetate and Ethanolic extract of Premna latifolia were investiged for Phytochemical constituent and Antioxidant activity. The phytochemical constituent were investigated using the standard chemical methods. Further the study was extended by analyzing...
THE STUDY EFFECT OF HYDRO-ALCOHOLIC EXTRACT OF JAPANESE PERSIMMON FRUIT ON FORMALIN-INDUCED INFLAMMATION IN THE RAT
The acute and chronic inflammation is the most important issue in the field of health. In addition, due to the side effects of synthetic drugs, herbal products are widely used in the control of inflammation. In this study was investigated the effect of hydro-alcoholic extract of Japanese persimmon fruit on the formalin-induced inflammation in the rat paw.30 male wistar rats were divided into 5 gro...
THE LEAF OF NILGIRI RHODODENDRON: A POTENT ANTIMICROBIAL AGENT AGAINST MEDICALLY CRITICAL HUMAN PATHOGENS
Several reports are available for Rhododendron arboreum which is limited to its subspecies nilagiricum. The present study intended to examine the bioactive compounds and the antimicrobial activity of leaf extracts of R. arboreum Sm spp. nilagiricum (Zenker) Tagg against medically important four bacterial(Streptococcus pyogene, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumonia) ...
PRELIMINARY PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING OF TWO MEDICINAL PLANTS -SOLANUM NIGRUM LINN. AND LEUCAS ASPERA (WILLD.) LINN.
The medicinal plants are useful for healing, as well as, for curing of human diseases because of the presence of phytochemical constituents. Phytochemicals are naturally occurring in the medicinal plants, leaves, vegetables and roots that have defense mechanism and protect from various diseases. The leaves of Solanum are used to treat mouth ulcers that happen during winter periods in Tamil Nadu. L...
BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF IN VIVO DIURETIC AND ANTIUROLITHIATIC ACTIVITIES OF LEAF EXTRACTS OF MELOCHIA CORCHORIFOLIA
The present study was investigated to establish the diuretic and antiurolithiatic activities of chloroform and ethanolic leaf extract of Melochia corchorifolia. The chloroform and ethanolic leaf extract were administered to experimental rats orally at a dose of 200 mg/ kg and 400 mg/kg. Furosemide (5 mg/kg) was used as reference standard for diuretic activity. The parameters measured for diuretic ...
IN SILICO PREDICTION OF RIBOSWITCH AS A POTENTIAL DRUG TARGET AND DESIGN OF ITS OPTIMAL INHIBITORS AND PHARMACOPHORE FOR BACILLUS CEREUS
Bacillus cereus is a gram positive, rod-shaped, motile, beta hemolytic bacteria. These bacteria cause food borne illness, severe nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and keratitis. Food borne illness caused by Bacillus cereus occurs because of the bacterial endospores survival in improperly cooked food. The bacteria produce enteritoxins having high resistance against heat and acids and they causes diarrheal...