Volume 7 (2020) - Issue 11, November
Resveratrol (3, 5, 4′-trihydroxy stilbene) is a type of natural phenol, produced by several plants in response to injury or under attack by pathogens. These phytoalexin compounds are thought to have antioxidant, anticancer, and anti-inflammatory properties. Although resveratrol is commonly used as a dietary supplement, there is no conclusive evidence of whether or not resveratrol could be a viab...
For humankind, a major wellspring of the bioactive compound, the family Passiflora L. contains near about 520 types of dicotyledonous plants in the family Passifloraceae. Passiflora incarnata and P. alata, likewise generally known as passionflower. Two types of perpetual climbing vine with lovely extraordinary flower and scrumptious organic products that become around the world, favoring subtropic...
Nutraceuticals have received considerable interest because of their presumed safety. The Present article focuses on the need for consuming appropriate diets, health issues surrounding the failure to adhere to the known healthy eating models, development of new nutraceuticals / functional foods/food supplements with novel health benefits, elucidation mechanisms of action of these products, to defin...
Biopesticides, including entomopathogenic viruses, bacteria, fungi, nematoid’s, and secondary plant metabolites, are gaining increasing importance as they are alternatives to chemical pesticides and are a major component of many pest control programs. The virulence of various biopesticides such as nuclear polyhedrosis virus (NPV), bacteria, and plant products was tested under laboratory conditio...
Medicinal plant is the basic and most significant part of the traditional medicinal system. The different plant contains medicinal properties, also known as an herbal plant. Bombax ceiba L. plant of the Bombacaceae family shows much Pharmacological activity. It is also called as Kate Savar and Semal. It is a native plant in western Africa. It is naturally obtained in Pakistan, India, and Myanmar. ...
SIMPLE PROCEDURE FOR PREPARATION OF TRIPLE LAYERED HOMEMADE MASK AS PREVENTIVE MEASURE FOR SARS-COV-2 INFECTION
The current study was performed to prepare a three-layered homemade mask by simple procedure with the help of easily available raw materials at home in minimum duration without any major equipment like a stitching machine. The masks are useful to protect us against SARS-CoV-2 and other respiratory pathogens according to recently issued guidelines by the centre for disease control and prevention. T...
ANTIBACTERIAL AND ANTICARCINOGENIC EVALUATION OF COMMERCIAL CALENDULA OFFICINALIS AND TARAXACUM OFFICINALE
Public interest on herbal drugs increase every passing day in both developed and developing countries. However, its regulations more strict in developed countries than in developing countries. Clarifying the effectiveness and adverse effects of this product is becoming more important. Calendula officinalis and Taraxacum officinale both commonly using in herbal-based therapies due to the speculated...
The main objective of this present work is to evaluate the anthelmintic activity of crude alcohol extracts of the flowers of kachnar (Bauhinia variegata) against Pheretima posthuma as a test worm. The activity was assessed by worm motility assay, which involved the determination of time of paralysis and death of worms. The preliminary phytochemical study of the alcoholic extract was also carried o...
Starch is a natural polymer and is a group of polysaccharides composed of glucopyranose units joined together by glycosidic linkages. Starch is an important polysaccharide extensively used in many industries like food, cosmetics, paper, textile, pharmaceutical, etc. It is found to be present in appreciable quantity in stem, roots, leaves, seeds, fruits, and tubers. Hence this study was conducted t...
EVALUATION OF IN-VITRO ANTI-INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITY OF HYDROETHANOLIC EXTRACT OF DELOSPERMA COOPERI PLANT
Objective: The main objective of this study is to evaluate the anti-inflammatory activity of hydroethanolic extract of the entire plant except for the roots and flowers of Delosperma cooperi (Family: Aizoaceae), also known as hard ice-plant by in -vitro protein denaturation method. However, the anti-inflammatory effects of D. cooperi has not been studied. Method: The D. cooperi were extracted by t...