The global market for herbal products is exploding. The major hindrance in the amalgamation of herbal medicines into modern medical practices is the lack of scientific and clinical data, and better understanding of efficacy and safety of the herbal products. The evaluation or standardization of a crude drug involves Pharmacognostic methods such as organological, physico– chemical, phytochemical ...
ANTIDIABETIC ACTIVITY ETHANOLIC LEAVES EXTRACT OF BAUHINIA GALPINII LINN. ALLOXAN INDUCED DIABETIC IN RATS
Aim of the study: The aim of this study was to investigate the antidiabetic activity of ethanolic leaves extract of Bauhinia galpinii linn. alloxan, induced diabetic in rats. Materials & methods: The adult male albino rats of weight 180-240 gm were selected for the study. The Dose of 100 mg/kg, 250 mg/kg and 500 mg/kg of ethanol extract was selected for the test. All the doses was given oral...
A study was conducted to assess root, leaves and flowers extracts of cichorium intybus for their antimicrobial activities (against four bacterial and fungal strains), antioxidants activities (DPPH, ABTS H2O2 and reducing power assays) and cytotoxicities assays. The results indicates remarkable inhibition of plant extracts for growth of all bacterial and fungal strains as well as appropriate MI...
NATURAL REMEDIES TARGET DIFFERENT THERAPEUTIC PATHWAYS IN ORAL MUCOSITIS INDUCED BY CANCER CHEMO OR RADIOTHERAPY
Oral mucositis (OM) is an inflammatory condition affecting oral mucosa. The etiology of this type of inflammation is associated with exposure to radiotherapy or chemotherapeutic drugs. Herbal drugs have been used to induce healing of different types of gastrointestinal ulcers. The role of medicinal plant in cancer therapy induced oral mucositis has been investigated extensively. Preclinical studie...
Thevetia Peruviana (or cascabela thevetia) belongs to the family Apocynaceae and commonly called as Yellow Oleander. The leaves of this significant medicinal plant were subjected to antibacterial investigation and HPLC analysis. Hexane, acetone and methanol were used as organic solvents. Four different concentrations (200 mg/ml, 100 mg/ml, 50 mg/ml and 25 mg/ml) of each extract i.e. hexane, aceton...