Volume 9 (2022) - Issue 12, December
CUSCUTA REFLEXA ROXB.: A PHARMACOLOGICALLY MERITORIOUS HOLOPARASITIC PLANT
Natural sources like minerals, plants, and animals were used for various diseases by the human civilization from their very initials and were called traditional medicines. The traditional system of medicine is the backbone of a new class of drugs: phytomedicine or phytopharmaceuticals. These drugs are economically very important shortly in the pharmaceutical industry. The Cuscuta reflexa as phytom...
IN-VITRO EVALUATION OF EUCALYPTUS CITRIODORA LEAF ESSENTIAL OIL AND EXTRACTS ON SELECTED PATHOGENS IMPLICATED IN RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS
Public health challenge due to respiratory tract infections has necessitated vehement research for promising substances against the causative agents. The leaves of Eucalyptus citriodora (E. citriodora, Myrtaceae) are used in Nigeria as tea, infusion or steam inhalation by patients as an alternative medicine to clear the airway and relieve symptoms; however, no scientific evidence exists to support...
IN-VITRO ANTICANCER ACTIVITY OF FLOWERS OF COUROUPITA GUIANENSIS AGAINST SKIN CANCER CELL LINE
Objective: This study aim’s to deal with the in vitro anticancer activity of flowers of Couroupita guianensis (family: Lecythidaceae) against B16F10 (skin cancer cell line). Materials and Methods: MTT assay for flowers of Couroupita guianensis against B16F10 (Skin Cancer cell line) is conducted. Results: At the Concentration 44.44 µg/ml, the methanolic flower extract of Couroupita guianensis sh...
IN-VITRO ANTIOXIDANT POTENTIAL, TOTAL PHENOLIC AND FLAVONOID CONTENT OF LAMIUM AMPLEXICAULE LEAF EXTRACT IN AQUA-METHANOL AND AQUA-ACETONE
Lamium amplexicaule L. is a genus of the family Lamiaceae. This plant species has been used widely in traditional medicines to treat many disorders. Phytochemical screening (qualitative and quantitative), antioxidant capacity, total phenol, and total flavonoid content were analyzed in a crude extract of leaves. The extract was prepared in aqua-methanol and aqua acetone in 30:70. Antioxidant capaci...
PHARMACOGNOSTIC, PHYTOCHEMICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CAESALPINIA SAPPAN PLANT
Caesalpinia sappan L. is a member of the Caesalpiniaceae family. It originated from India through Myanmar and Thailand to peninsular Malaysia to Indochina and south china. It is also called Brazilin. The heartwood of Caesalpinia sappan contains water soluble properties that color to transform into the red. When oxidation process occurred. The chemical constituents investigation of sappan wood resu...