Volume 5 (2018) - Issue 11, November
PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS, ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY AND GROWTH INHIBITORY EFFECTS OF EXTRACTS FROM ANNONA SENEGALENSIS, WALTHLERIA INDICA AND ANTHOCLEISTA VOGELII
Antioxidant potential, phytochemical and growth inhibitory characteristics of Anthocleista vogelii stem bark (AVSB) and root (AVRT), Annona senegalensis stem bark (ANSB) and Waltheria indica leaf (WILV) aqueous extracts were evaluated. Phytochemical analysis showed the presence of flavonoids, tannins, saponins, sterols, alkaloids, and terpenes. Fourier Transform Infra-Red (FT-IR) analyses indicate...
PRELIMINARY TISSUE CULTURE STUDY OF THE CALLUS PRODUCED FROM THE AERIAL PARTS OF ANTIGONON LEPTOPUS (HOOK & ARN)
Antigonon leptopus Hook & Arn (family Polygonaceae), also called: Chain of love, Queen’s Wreath and Mexican creeper is a fast-growing vine with stems reaching up to 20 feet long. It has heart-shaped, green leaves climbing by tendrils which wrap around many types of supports. It is native to Mexico and commonly found in tropical Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas. It possesses anti...
COMPARATIVE STUDY ON PHYSIO-CHEMICAL PARAMETERS OF ACACIA ARABICA & PROSOPIS JULIFLORA
Aim of study: Compare the study on physio-chemical parameters of Acacia arabica and Prosopis juliflora. Material and Methods: The ethanolic extract of on Acacia arabica and Prosopis juliflora were using physio-chemical parameters and preliminary phytochemical investigation. Results and Discussion: In this study. I have done the comparative pharmacognostic study on Acacia arabia and Prosopis julifl...
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF ESSENTIAL OIL OF AZADIRACHTA INDICA A. JUSS ROOT FROM DIKKO, NIGER STATE, NIGERIA
Azadirachta indica (A. indica) belongs to the family Meliaceae. Various parts of the plant, including root, are used as a drug for various ailments, including malaria. The purpose of this study was to determine the chemical composition of essential oil (EO) of the root of A. indica collected from North Central Nigeria. The root essential oil of Azadirachta indica was obtained by using hydrodistill...
OPTIMIZATION OF DRUG SOLUBILITY USING ASPEN PLUS: ACETAMINOPHEN SOLUBILITY, A CASE STUDY
The optimization of aqueous and non-aqueous solubility of a drug or a drug-like molecule can be examined via the Aspen Plus simulation platform. Paracetamol (solute) will be taken as a case study. The following solvents were used in our dry (virtual) lab experiment: water, paracetamol (PARACTML), used as a solid solute, Di-Ethylene-Glycol (DEG), 1,2-Propanediol (PROPGLYC), and Poly-Ethylene-Glycol...
PHARMACOGNOSTIC INVESTIGATIONS AND PRELIMINARY PHYTOCHEMICAL STUDIES OF INDIGOFERA TINCTORIA LINN.
Objective: To study detailed pharmacognostic profile and preliminary phytochemical investigation of the leaves of Indigofera tinctoria Linn. commonly known as ‘indigo’ belongs to the family Fabaceae. It is distributed through the hotter parts of India. Medicinal uses include the juice of the leaves as a prophylactic against hydrophobia, and as a decoction for blennorrhagia; plant extract as th...
ASSESSMENT OF ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AND NEUROPHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIVITY OF GENDARUSSA VULGARIS LEAVES EXTRACT IN MICE
In folk medicine, Gendarussa vulgaris Nees (Acanthaceae) is used for the treatment of pain, fever, asthma, rheumatism, colic’s, arthritis, jaundice, inflammation, cephalgia, eczema, diarrhea, wounds, dyspepsia. The present study was designed to evaluate for its safety as well as anti-inflammatory and neuro-pharmacological activities of ethyl acetate extract of Gendarussa vulgaris leaves (EAGVL) ...
COMPARATIVE MACROSCOPIC AND MICROSCOPIC STUDY ON ACACIA ARABICA & PROSOPIS JULIFLORA
Aim of Study: Compare the macroscopic and microscopic study of Acacia arabica and Prosopis juliflora. Material and Methods: The ethanolic extract of on Acacia arabica and Prosopis juliflora were using physio-chemical parameters and preliminary phytochemical investigation. Results and Discussion: In this study. I have done the comparative pharmacognostic study on Acacia arabia and Prosopis juliflor...