Volume 6 (2019) - Issue 2, February
Diabetes mellitus (DM), both type I and type II, is a common metabolic disorder worldwide. It is characterized by hyperglycemia, lipid, and protein metabolism abnormalities, and accompanied by several clinical complications including retinopathy, neuropathy, and nephropathy. Many traditional herbs have been used for the treatment of DM. In the present review, we showed a list of these herbs descri...
PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS AND INVESTIGATION OF ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AND ANTI-ULCER ACTIVITY OF TERMINALIA BELLIRICA LEAVES EXTRACT
The present study was undertaken to provide the rationale for the use of Terminalia bellirica as an anti-inflammatory agent using carrageenan-induced inflammation and antiulcer agent using ethanol-acid induced gastric mucosal injury model in the Swiss albino rats. The anti-inflammatory activity of the extract was evaluated using carrageenan (1% w/v) induced inflammation model at doses of 50, 120...
IN-VIVO ANTI-PLASMODIAL ACTIVITY OF HAGENIA ABYSSINICA [FAMILY: ROSACEAE] IN PLASMODIUM BERGHEI INFECTED IN MICE
Malaria is a significant public health problem in the world, and the rising problem of drug resistance and the availability of a limited number of effective anti-malarial drugs underline how essential it is to find new anti-malarial agents. This study was undertaken to evaluate the in-vivo antimalarial activities of an extract of Hagenia abyssinica that is used traditionally to treat malaria in Et...
EFFECT OF WITHANIA SOMNIFERA (ASHWAGANDHA) LEAVES EXTRACT ON L-METHIONINE INDUCED HYPERHOMOCYSTEINEMIA IN RATS
Withania somnifera is a traditional indigenous plant having numerous medicinal values. With renewed interest, the present study was undertaken to determine its new potential therapeutic benefit. We aimed to evaluate the effect of methanolic extract of Withania somnifera leaves in L-methionine induced hyperhomocysteinemia in rats. Wistar rats (250-300 gm) were divided into 5 groups (n=6/group): Gro...
The plant Soymida febrifuga is called as Mamsaroyini in Sanskrit. It is an important medicinal plant belongs to family Meliaceae. This plant has got the traditional and ethnomedicinal significance. This is commonly used for Anti-inflammatory and also for joint pain, for cattle it is used for easy placental expulsion in the tribal areas of North-eastern Karnataka. Keeping its medicinal significance...