PHARMACOGNOSTIC EVALUATION OF SIMPLE EFFECTIVE HEALTHCARE TRADITIONS USING MURRAYA KOENIGII (L.) SPRENG FOR DIGESTION AND DIGESTIVE DISORDERS
As per the appeal issued by World Health Organization (WHO) "save plants to save lives," there is the need for a global movement for the conservation of medicinal plants and the revitalization of the native health traditions of local communities. Such health traditions based on medicinal plants are the result of centuries of observation, selection, and experimentation. They thus constitute an accu...
EVALUATION OF ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF ETHANOL AND CHLOROFORM EXTRACTS OF WILD AND MICROPROPAGATED CLEOME VISCOSA LINN.
Herbal medicines are now creature in modern dosage forms using modern manufacture in and processing techniques in the pharmaceutical industry. Antioxidants assuage oxidative stress in cells and thereby help in the prevention and treatment of many diseases of humans. This study aimed to assess the antioxidant activity of ethanol and chloroform extracts of wild and micro-propagated Cleome viscosa. D...
Cancer is one of the most common reasons for mortality worldwide. Leukemia as one type of cancer is a serious threat to human. Although there are many synthetic drugs to treat leukemia, but the use of them is limited due to a side effect, therefore there is a dire need to find a promising solution. Herbs and their compound can be promising candidates for control leukemia. In this study, we review ...
The drug is obtained from the dried fruit of Nyctanthes arbor-tristis of family Oleaceae. It is also called Coral Jasmine, Parijat, and Harsingar, etc. To confirm the veracity of the claim above, the anticonvulsant effect of the ethanolic extract has been evaluated. In this investigation, the rats were pretreated with different dose of Nyctanthes arbor-tristis ethanolic extract (100, 200 mg/kg) fo...
Santalum rubrum is medicinally important plant belonging to the family of Santalaceae. It has been used extensively by Ayurvedic practitioner and is also reported to contain anthraquinones and flavonoids, these constituents are well documented to possess anti-inflammatory activity. The fatty acid compositions of the petroleum ether extract of seeds of this plant were determined by Gas Chromatograp...
ASSESSMENT OF ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AND NEUROPHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIVITY OF GENDARUSSA VULGARIS LEAVES EXTRACT IN MICE
In folk medicine, Gendarussa vulgaris Nees (Acanthaceae) is used for the treatment of pain, fever, asthma, rheumatism, colic’s, arthritis, jaundice, inflammation, cephalgia, eczema, diarrhea, wounds, dyspepsia. The present study was designed to evaluate for its safety as well as anti-inflammatory and neuro-pharmacological activities of ethyl acetate extract of Gendarussa vulgaris leaves (EAGVL) ...
ASSESSMENT OF MALATHION INDUCED TOXICITY IN DATTAPHRYNUS MELANOSTICTUS TADPOLES: A BIOCHEMICAL INVESTIGATION
Environmental pollutants apart from other factors like habitat loss and interventions of invasive species, is regarded as a likely cause towards a worldwide decline in amphibian population. The present study attempts to elucidate the toxicity of commercially formulated malathion (MAT) by investigating biochemical aspects in Dattaphrynus melanostictus tadpoles. Three sublethal concentrations of MAT...
Rhodiola rosea is a plant that has become more popular due to its multiple benefits and less side effects. It has become more famous due to its adaptogenic properties. This herb has been used from a long time by Greeks (77 CE), Chinese, Russians, Monglions, Germans, and some parts of middle Asia for different purposes. In this review article, we have collected some detailed information about multi...