Volume 7 (2020) - Issue 4, April
Oxalis corniculata Linn. is a medicinally important plant belonging to the family Oxalidaceae native to tropical and subtropical regions of the world. This paper briefly shows the botany, pharmacology, and therapeutic use of the herb. The review discloses that a varied array of phytochemical constituents have been extracted from the plant like glycosides, flavanoids, tannins, phytosterols, phenol,...
A novel coronavirus illness (COVID-19), activated by contamination with SARS-CoV-2, has frilled across 31 territories in China and more than 195 nations around the world. The change from the first side effects to intense respiratory trouble disorder (ARDS) is amazingly likely to be because of excessive cytokine discharge. There is a pivotal need to arrange sheltered and dynamic medications for act...
PHARMACOGNOSTIC AND HPTLC CHARACTERIZATION OF KIRATATIKTA, SWERTIA CHIRAYITA (ROXB. EX FLEM.) KARSTEN
Background: Swertia chirayita (Roxb. ex Flem.) Karsten known as Kiratatikta in Ayurveda, the Indian indigenous health system, is used for various ailments like liver disorders, diabetes, fever, worm infestation, and others. Due to huge demand and non-availability, other Swertia species and other herbs are used as substitutes/adulterants for Swertia chirayita (Roxb. ex Flem.) Karsten. Hence, the pr...
TOXIC POTENTIAL OF ALSTONIA SCHOLARIS AND SALVADORA OLEIODES LEAVES EXTRACT AGAINST SUBTERRANEAN TERMITES, MICROTERMES OBESI (ISOPTERA: TERMITIDAE)
Termites impart hazardous impacts on the ecosystem by causing severe damage to wooden components. They decrease crop yield, restrain the production of economically important trees, and destroy wooden buildings. The utilization of insecticidal plants provides a promising strategy for the control of insects. The undertaken study is intended to highlight the anti-termite potential of plant extracts a...
PHARMACOGNOSTICAL EVALUATION AND STANDARDIZATION OF AERIAL PARTS OF SPHAERANTHUS INDICUS LINN. (ASTERACEAE)
Sphaeranthus indicus Linn (Asteraceae) is a popular and very useful plant used in Indian system of medicine. It is usually found in damp areas, plains and also as a weed in the rice fields. In the Ayurvedic system of medicine, the plant as a whole plant or its different parts like leaf, stem, bark, root, flower and seed are widely used for curing many diseases. The plant is enriched with various t...