Volume 4 (2017) - Issue 5, May
A REVIEW ON PHARMACOLOGICAL AND THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES OF ECHINACEA
The botanical supplement market is growing at a rapid rate, and this trend is expected to continue to progress. In the world of nutraceuticals, Echinacea plant is widely used for medicinal and commercial purposes. This Native American herb has a remarkable record of clinical and laboratory study, as well a long history of medicinal use in the management of a variety of conditions. Phytomedicinal p...
PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS AND BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF STEM BARK EXTRACT OF JATROPHA CURCAS LINN.
Objective: The study was designed to explore the antibacterial, antifungal and antioxidant potential of Jatropha curcas Linn. (J. curcas) stem bark extract. Materials and Methods: The chemotherapeutic action was measured in the crude extract using agar well diffusion method. The antibacterial and antifungal activities of different extracts were tested against two gram-positive and nine gram negati...
ASSESSMENT OF MANGIFERIN IN THIRTY VARIETIES OF MANGIFERA INDICA L. (ANACARDIACEAE)
Mangiferin content in aqueous extracts of 30 varieties of Mangifera indica leaves collected from Gujarat state of Western India has been estimated during this study, using a simple reverse phase HPLC-DAD analysis method. The proposed method has been validated according to ICH guidelines in terms of linearity, accuracy, intraday and interday precision, limit of detection and limit of quantitation. ...
PREPARATION AND EVALUATION OF POLYHERBAL FORMULATION FOR ITS ANTIDIABETIC ACTIVITY AGAINST STREPTOZOTOCIN INDUCED DIABETES RAT MODEL
The present work was executed to evaluate the anti-diabetic potency of a polyherbal preparation. The objective of this study is to induce experimental diabetes mellitus using streptozotocin in normal Albino wistar rats and study the anti-diabetic activity of polyherbal formulation by comparison of changes in levels of glucose between normal and diabetic rats. The effect of methanol extract of poly...
ANXIOLYTIC ACTIVITY OF TRASCHYSPERMUM AMMI LEAVES
Anxiety is an obnoxious condition of inner disorder, often accompanied by thoughts, somatic complaints, and nervous behavior. Anxiety is initiated by external stimuli. It may be as a consequence of any underline disease condition such as Parkinson's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, or diabetes. There are different types of anxiety which are a social anxiety disorder, selective mutism, agoraphobia, s...