ANTIOXIDANT POTENTIAL OF PUNICALAGIN IN AN IN-VITRO SYSTEM OF PRECISION CUT GOAT LIVER SLICES SUBJECTED TO OXIDATIVE STRESS
Oxidative stress has been implicated in various pathological diseases like neurodegenerative disorders, stroke, cancer, inflammation, atherosclerosis etc., which upshots when the production of reactive oxygen species overwhelms the antioxidant defense mechanism. Now a days, development of drugs with antioxidant potential gained atmost importance therapeutically to treat many pathological diseases....
Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD) is an inflammation along the mucosal lining of esophagus, stomach or duodenum or anywhere in the gastro intestinal tract. PUD is the most common gastrointestinal disorder on clinical practice because of alteration in the life style and food habits. The main symptoms related with PUD are Indigestion, heartburns, burning pain or abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, constipati...
EVALUATION OF IN VITRO ANTI CANCER ACTIVITY OF HYDROALCOHOLIC FLOWER EXTRACT OF BUTEA MONOSPERMA VAR. LUTEA
Butea monosperma Var. Lutea a native of India, is commonly known as “Palash” and popularly known as “Flame of Forest”. Traditionally it has been found that flowers have antimicrobial, wound healing, antifungal, antidiarrhoeal, hypoglycemic, hepatoprotective, antioxidant, anthelmintic, anti-convulsive, antistress, anti diabetic, anti-inflammatory activity. In the present study crude hydroal...
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...
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...
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...
Gymnema sylvestre R.Br is a valuable herb extensively used in the Ayurvedic and indigenous medicinal system, belonging to the family Ascelpiadaceae. It has property of abolishing the taste of sugar and hence given name gurmar (sugar destroying). This plant has also found application in pharmaceuticals; whole plant is rich in secondary metabolites, which impart medicinal uses to the plant. The view...
COMPARATIVE PHARMACOGNOSY AND PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF MEDICINAL PLANTS WITH ANTIDIABETIC ACTIVITY (PTEROCARPUS MARSUPIUM ROXB., AZADIRACHTA INDICA A. JUSS., TRICHOSANTHES DIOICA ROXB., SYZYGIUM CUMINI LINN. AND MOMORDICA CHARANTIA LINN.)
Diabetes mellitus is becoming a threat to the world’s population as it is spreading like an epidemic. Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb., Azadirachta indica A. Juss., Trichosanthes dioica Roxb., Syzygium cumini Linn. and Momordica charantia Linn. are well known for their properties in the management of diabetes. In recent times, there has been a significant growth in the field of Ayurvedic medicines be...