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International Journal Of Pharmacognosy

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Volume 11 (2024) - Issue 6, June

Review Articles

 
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PHYTOCHEMISTRY, PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES AND ETHNOBOTANICAL STUDIES OF SELECTED INDIGENOUS ZAMBIAN MEDICINAL PLANTS – A REVIEW

Medicinal plants have been used as therapeutic relief agents in many Zambian societies. Up to date, it has been statistically approximated that more than 70% of the Zambian population still relies heavily on medicinal plants as sources of pain relief, mainly because of shortage of medications in hospitals and the limited access to health care facilities. These medicinal plants are effective in the...

Sidney Muzyamba *, Malimba Chileshe, Adwell Libbohole, Mulenga Chisha and Mutale Violet

Department of Chemistry, School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, The Copperbelt University, Kitwe, Zambia.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.11(6).210-21

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EXPLORING THE THERAPEUTIC POTENTIAL OF DRAGON FRUIT: AN INSIGHTFUL REVIEW

Dragon Fruit (Hylocereus spp.) or pitaya, belonging to the family Cactaceae is an exotic fruit known for its prominent flavour and versatility of its health benefits. With a wide variety of its species, this tropical fruit stands out for its low maintenance, higher yield, and remarkable resilience, making it a lucrative option for cultivation. It’s a rich source of antioxidants, exhibiting a spe...

Shivam Bhadauria, Mansi, Tirath Choudhary and Simran Chaurasia *

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Technology, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University, Bathinda, Punjab, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.11(6).222-34

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MEDICINAL SIGNIFICANCE OF LAGENARIA SICERARIA; A SUMMARIZING ASSESSMENT

The Cucurbitaceae family has been utilized as a medicinal option in human medicine from ancient times. The bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) is popularly known as lauki, ghia or dudhi in India. This is grown worldwide in the tropical climates of Africa, Asia, the Americas, and Europe. There are over 800 species and 130 genera in this family. Because of their potential for therapeutic use, res...

Chanchal S. Chandak *, Jaya P. Ambhore, Kiran P. Gaikwad and Vaibhav S. Adhao

Department of Pharmacy, Dr. Rajendra Gode College of Pharmacy, Malkapur, Maharashtra, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.11(6).235-46

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SYZYGIUM SAMARANGENSE: A PLANT REVIEW

Medicinal plants are the best source to obtain different drugs, about 80% of people in industrialized countries uses traditional medicines for their health benefit. Herbal medicines have been the basis of treatment, cure for various diseases and physiological conditions in traditional methods of practice such as Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha. Medicinal plants have therapeutic values for various ailme...

K. P. Nithin *, B. S. Suresha, T. Balasubramanian and K. H. Ahalya Devi

Department of Pharmacology, Bharathi College of Pharmacy, Bharathinagar, Mandya, Karnataka, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.11(6).247-54

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SYZIGIUM AQUEUM: A COMPREHENSIVE PLANT REVIEW

Since ancient times, natural plants have been a key source of pharmaceuticals. The therapeutic elements found in plants are crucial in the management of a wide range of illnesses. They provided a plentiful supply of the active phytochemical components needed to produce a range of biological activities. One of the valuable therapeutic plants belonging to the Myrtaceae family is the watery rose appl...

A. G. Chandana *, B. S. Suresha, T. Balasubramanian and K. H. Ahalyadevi

Department of Pharmacology, Bharathi college of Pharmacy, Bharathinagara, Mandya - 571422, Karnataka, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.11(6).255-61

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A REVIEW ON ATYPICAL PLANT HELICTERES ISORA LINN.

Herbal medicine, also known as Herbalism or Botanical medicine, harnesses the therapeutic properties of plants in various forms to prevent, treat, or promote health and well-being. Plants contain a diverse array of chemical compounds that interact with the body, leading to their widespread use in traditional and modern medicine worldwide. Over the past few decades, there has been a significant ris...

M. Ramya *, K. H. Ahalyadevi, B. S. Suresha and T. Balasubramanian

Department of Pharmacology, Bharathi College of Pharmacy, Bharathinagara, Mandya, Karnataka, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.11(6).262-67

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A REVIEW ON WONDER PLANT FICIUS RACEMOSA

The genus Ficus, including Ficus racemosa, represents a significant group of trees renowned for their medicinal properties across various traditional healing systems. Widely known as Goolar in India, this medium-sized tree from the Moraceae family is abundant throughout the country, distributed from Himalayan ranges to south India. The different parts of plant Ficus racemosa like root, bark, stem,...

S. Umamaheshwari *, T. Balasubramanian, B. S. Suresha and K. H. Ahalyadevi

Department of Phamacology, Bharathi College of Pharmacy, Bharathinagara, Mandya, Karnataka, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.11(6).268-76

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A REVIEW ARTICLE ON FICUS RACEMOSA LINN.

Ficus racemose linn is a popular medicinal plant in India, which has long been used in Ayurveda, the ancient system of Indian medicine, for various diseases/disorders including diabetes, liver disorders, inflammatory conditions, respiratory and urinary diseases. Ficus species possessed a broad range of biological properties including antiepileptic, antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, Natu...

H. B. Spoorthi *, K. H. Ahalyadevi, B. S. Suresha and T. Balasubramanian

Department of Pharmacology, Bharathi College of Pharmacy, Bharathinagar, Mandya, Karnataka, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.11(6).277-82

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Research Articles

 
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PLEUROTUS OSTREATUS POLYSACCHARIDE INDUCES GO/G1 CELL CYCLE ARREST AND APOPTOSIS IN EHRLICH ASCITES CARCINOMA CELL LINE

In this study, Pleurotus ostreatus polysaccharide (POP) is isolated, refined, structurally analysed, and its anticancer properties are investigated. Polysaccharide yield was 6.27%, purified via DEAE-52 and Sephadex S-300 chromatography, with a molecular weight of 154649.8 Da. Structural analysis through FT-IR, HPLC, GC-MS, and NMR revealed POP as a homopolysaccharide composed of D-glucose units, f...

P. K. Moyen Uddin *, Jane O’Sullivan, Mohammad Sayful Islam, Mohammad Shahangir Biswas, Lubatul Arbia, Lutfa Akther, Rumana Pervin and Matiar Rahman

Institute of Biological Science, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.11(6).283-02

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PHARMACOGNOSTIC PROFILES AND DNA BARCODING OF THE STEMBARK OF IRVINGIA GABONENSIS (AUBRY-LECOMTE EX O’RORKE) BAIL. (IRVINGIACEAE): A FORENSIC PHARMACOGNOSY DATA

Irvingia gabonensis is a plant popularly used for both medicinal and dietary purposes. The planthave been used to treat various diseases like diabetes, inflammation, alopecia, fever and ulcers. The study was aimed at evaluating some pharmacognostic fingerprints and molecular DNA barcoding of the stembark. The pharmacognostic fingerprint analysis of the stembark was carried out using standard proce...

Troy Salvia Malgwi, Cletus Anes Ukwubile * and Musa Yusuf Dibal

Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.11(6).303-14

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PHARMACOGNOSTICAL STUDIES ON THE STEM BARK OF “ANNONA GLABRA”

In the present study, an attempt was made to investigate Pharmacognostical studies on the stem bark of Annona glabra (Annonaceae). The plant was identified and authenticated by Dr. V. Rama Rao, Research officer (Botany), Central Ayurveda Research Institute, Bengaluru. The macroscopical studies have been carried out on the stem bark. The Characters of transverse section of stem bark shows periderm,...

R. Sinchana *, T. Tamizh Mani, T. Pavithra and L. Shiju

Department of Pharmacognosy, Bharathi College of Pharmacy, Bharathinagara, Mandya, Karnataka, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.11(6).315-21

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STUDY OF ANTI-DIABETIC ACTION OF NYMPHAEA NOUCHALI FLOWER EXTRACT IN ALLOXAN-INDUCED DIABETES IN RATS

The present work focused on preparing ethanolic extract of Nymphae nouchali flower and evaluating its anti-diabetic potential in rats. The extraction of flowers was carried out using ethanol and the extraction yield was found to be 18.6% w/w. The result of the total phenolic content of the extract examined using Folin-Ciocalteu method revealed total phenolic content of ethanolic extract of Nymphae...

Ashfaque Alam * and Nishi Prakash Jain

RKDF College of Pharmacy, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.11(7).322-27

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