Volume 2 (2015) - Issue 10, October
Elimination and Eradication is an important component of the Global Strategy for combating malaria, and one of the ways of achieving this purpose is blocking the transmission of malaria parasites from humans to mosquito vectors. The ability of Plasmodium to cease asexual replication in the erythrocytes of the human host and commit to the formation of gametes necessary for sexual replication in the...
MEDICINAL EFFECT OF KAMEELA AND AMRAZE JILDIYA (SKIN DISEASES) DESCRIBED IN UNANI SYSTEM OF MEDICINE AND CURRENT RESEARCH-AN OVERVIEW
Kameela or Kamala is a well known Unani drug which is being used as medicament from centuries for the treatment of Amraze Jildiya (skin disease) by Unani Physicians and also mentioned their medicinal efficacy in Unani classical text. It is widely scattered perennial shrub or small tree in tropical and subtropical region regions with an altitude below the 1,000 m and is a description to have a br...
ACUTE AND SUB-ACUTE TOXICITY STUDY OF COMPOUND SIDDHA DRUG LAGU SEENA CHOORANAM FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF SCABIES
Herbals are playing a major role in Siddha system of medicine. Herbals contain plant materials as their pharmacologically active components. The aim of the study is to evaluate the acute and sub-acute toxicity of the Siddha herbal preparation Lagu Seena Chooranam (LSC) for the treatment of Scabies in the pediatric age group. For acute studies, different doses of LSC were administered orally to rat...
Siddha system is one of the oldest and most ancient traditional prevailing medicinal systems in India especially in our south India. In our system, first preference is given for plant-based medicine. Plant-derived drugs have been a part of the evolution of human health care for thousands of years in India. Elathi kuligai is prepared as per classical Siddha textbook for the respiratory problem in t...
Aim: The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of Commiphora mukul on psoriasis. Materials and Methods: Six female Balb/C mice per group of which, the first three groups served as untreated, disease controls and standard (0.1% dexamethasone) respectively. Animals of groups 4, 5 and 6 were applied 0.5, 1 and 2% of the C. mukul extract on both the ears, respectively. Dermatitis was indu...
The literature survey reveals that the plant Raphanus sativus belongs to the family Cruciferae. It is widely used to treat the viral, bacterial infection, antihepatotoxicity anti lithiasis, Hypolipidaemic, inflammation, and cancer. The study focused on the phytochemical screening of the ethanolic extract of radish bulbs (Raphanus sativus). The molecular masses to provide probable structures and as...
PHYSICO-CHEMICAL AND NATURAL PRODUCT INVESTIGATIONS OF ESSENTIAL OIL AND VARIOUSLY EXTRACTED MEDICINALLY USEFUL MATERIALS FROM THE RHIZOMES OF ALPINIA SPECIOSA K. SCHUM.
Essential oil isolated from the rhizomes of Alpinia speciosa K. Schum. by hydrodistillation has a yield of 0.69 percent by weight. Light yellow oil from Alpinia speciosa has a spicy odor; specific gravity 0.8577; optical rotation +6o30′. Acid and saponification values are also determined and reported. Extractions of medicinally useful materials separately through solvents of decreasing polaritie...
Herbal drugs play an important role in the health care programme especially in developing countries. Ancient Indian literature incorporates a remarkably broad definition of medicinal plants and considers “all” plant parts to be potential sources of medicinal substances. C. paniculatus is one of the Indian medicinal plants having a remarkable reputation as a factor of health care among the indi...