Volume 6 (2019) - Issue 8, August
REVIEW ON BETEL LEAF USED IN VARIOUS AILMENTS
Piper betel Linn. an important species of the Piperaceae family is an evergreen and perennial creeper, with glossy heart-shaped leaves that are magnificent reservoirs of phenolic compounds with anti-proliferative, anti-mutagenic, antibacterial and antioxidant properties. Phytochemical studies show that Piper betel contains a wide variety of biologically active compounds whose concentration depends...
PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING AND FREE RADICAL SCAVENGING ACTIVITY OF HYDROETHANOLIC LEAF EXTRACT OF SENNA SIEBERIANA DC (CAESALPINIACEAE) AND ITS FRACTIONS
The aim of this study was to identify the phytochemical groups of hydroethanolic leaf extract of Senna sieberiana DC and its fractions and to investigate their free radical scavenging activity. S. sieberiana leaves were extracted with a hydroethanolic solvent. From the hydroethanolic extract 3 fractions were obtained after a liquid/liquid fractionation (dichloromethane, ethyl acetate, and water). ...
ESTIMATION OF SCOPOLETIN CONTENT IN COMMERCIALLY EXTRACTED LEAVES OF MEDICINAL HERB ARTEMISIA ANNUA L. USING HPTLC
Plants have a long history as therapeutic tools in the treatment of human diseases and have been used as a source of medicines for ages. In search of new biologically active natural products, many plants and herbs used in traditional medicine are screened for natural products with pharmacological activity. Qinghao is a traditional Chinese medicine prepared from the aerial parts of Artemisia annua ...
EXPLORATORY STUDIES ON DIABETIC WOUND HEALING POTENTIAL OF CIPADESSA BACCIFERA (ROTH.) MIQ
Growing burden of degenerative metabolic diseases can be addressed with help of traditional and folkloric medicine. The purpose of this study is to evaluate an ethanolic defatted extract (EDE) of Cipadessa baccifera (CB) leaf for anti-diabetic wound healing activity in male albino Wistar rats. The defatted and non-defatted extracts were prepared using water and ethanol solvent system. They were ev...