Volume 3 (2016) - Issue 1, January
A BRIEF REVIEW ON MEDICINAL PLANT AND SCREENING METHOD OF ANTILITHIATIC AVTIVITY
Kidney stones are a growing global problem. It is also known as Urolithiasis. Lithiasis is a condition where urinary calculus is formed in the kidney and urinary tract. It is a complicated urinary disorder that has gravely troubled the health and quality of human life. Urinary stones affect 10-12% of the population in industrialized countries. There are only a few geographical areas in which the s...
A PHARMACOLOGICAL REVIEW: PASSIFLORA SPECIES
Plants have been the basis of many traditional medicines throughout the world for thousands of years and have continued to provide new remedies to mankind. They are one of the most abundant sources of bioactive compounds. The genus Passiflora L. comprises about 520 species of dicotyledonous plants in the family Passifloraceae. Passiflora incarnata and P. alata, also commonly known as passion flowe...
CARDIO-PROTECTIVE PLANTS PRESENT IN WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT OF ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA: A SHORT REVIEW
Cardiac diseases are responsible for more number of deaths in India and the rest of the world. There are various synthetic drugs which are being used for cardiac diseases. The limitation of synthetic drugs is most of them shows anarchic side effects to human systems. Medicinal plants are gaining a lot of importance nowadays because of efficacy they have been showing in the traditional healing. Pla...
THE STUDY EFFECT OF HYDRO-ALCOHOLIC EXTRACT OF JAPANESE PERSIMMON FRUIT ON FORMALIN-INDUCED INFLAMMATION IN THE RAT
Acute and chronic inflammation is the most important issue in the field of health. Also, due to the side effects of synthetic drugs, herbal products are widely used in the control of inflammation. In this study was investigated the effect of a hydro-alcoholic extract of Japanese persimmon fruit on the formalin-induced inflammation in the rat paw. 30 male Wistar rats were divided into 5 groups: neg...
SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION & BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF SOME AZETIDINE DERIVATIVES
New series of N-(3-chloro-2-oxo-4-substituted-azetidine-1-yl) 2-methyl-1H-indole-3-carboxamide derivatives (VIa-d) were prepared and tested for their antibacterial and antifungal activity. The synthesis is based on the condensation of phenylhydrazine and ethyl acetoacetate in the presence of acetic acid to ethyl (2-methyl-1H- indol-3-yl)-2-oxoacetate (III) which on reaction with hydrazine hydrate ...
CHEMICAL STANDARDIZATION OF MUCAMPARAP PARRU
Aim of the present study is to analyze Mūcāmparap paṛṛu, a poly herbomineral Siddha formulation for physicochemical parameters, TLC photo documentation, and HPTLC fingerprint profile studies. The physicochemical parameters such as ash contents, solubility in water and ethanol, pH, loss on drying and successive extraction with hexane, chloroform, and ethanol were carried out. Hexane, chlorofo...
PHARMACOGNOSTIC AND PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING OF DESMODIUM TRIFLORUM LINN.
The plant of Desmodium triflorum Linn (Fabaceae) is reported to have great medicinal value. The aim of this study to evaluate pharmacognostic evaluation including examination of morphological characters, ash value, powder analysis, and extractive values was carried out. Phytochemical screening including chemical examination and chromatographic study were also carried out. This would help to scient...
PHARMACOGNOSTICAL STUDIES ON TRAGIA PLUKENETTI R. SMITH
The global market for herbal products is exploding. The major hindrance in the amalgamation of herbal medicines into modern medical practices is the lack of scientific and clinical data and a better understanding of efficacy and safety of the herbal products. The evaluation or standardization of a crude drug involves Pharmacognostic methods such as organological, physicochemical, phytochemical and...