Volume 9 (2022) - Issue 6, June
Carissa carandas Linn. is an evergreen plant of the Apocynaceae family. It is native to India and also found in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Myanmar. Almost every part of these plants has been investigated for various pharmacological activities. Among all parts, leaves are less investigated. The present study explores the hepatoprotective activity of 60 % ethanolic ext...
GREEN SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERISATION AND ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY EVALUATION OF SILVER SULFIDE NANOPARTICLES OF SENNA OCCIDENTALIS (L.)
The study focuses on the green synthesis of silver sulfide nanoparticles using aqueous Senna occidentalis (L.) extract as reducing, capping, and stabilizing agents. Fourier Transform Infra-red Spectroscopy (FTIR) and Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) characterized the synthesized silver sulfide nanoparticles. FT-IR spectrum of Senna occidentalis leaves aqueous extract as shown in Fig. 3 below sho...
ANTIBACTERIAL EFFECT OF ESSENTIAL OIL EXTRACTED FROM CUPRESSUS MACROCARPA LEAVES AGAINST SEVERAL BACTERIAL STRAINS
Cupressus macrocarpa (C. macrocarpa) is an evergreen tree with medicinal uses. The essential oil of C. macrocarpa possesses a powerful antimicrobial and antifungal effect against several bacteria and fungi. We aimed of this study to evaluate the antibacterial activity of C. macrocarpa. Fresh leaves of C. macrocarpa were collected and dried in the shade at room temperature. The essential oil was ob...
ANALGESIC, ANTIDIARRHOEAL AND ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITIES OF LIMNOPHILA POLYSTACHYA BENTH (SCROPHULARIACEAE) LEAF EXTRACTS
Phytopharmacology is always a vital way for drug discovery. Antibiotic resistance is rising as a challenging threat day by day. Diarrhea and pain are always common problems. The present study was designed to evaluate the Analgesic, Antidiarrhoeal, and Antibacterial activities of ethanol extracts of leaf of Limnophila polystachya Benth by different methods. The analgesic activity of the samples was...