Volume 8 (2021) - Issue 3, March
Cancer is a non-communicable life-threatening disease and a majority of cancers are caused due to inflammatory responses and association with precursor lesions termed as proliferative inflammatory factors. Inflammatory response arises because of dysfunction of anti-oxidative proteins due to DNA damage and may increase oxidative stress. This review mainly focuses on the inflammatory factors which t...
Respiratory disease is a medical term that refers to the pathological conditions affecting the organs and tissues that make gas exchange possible in higher organisms and includes conditions of the upper respiratory tract, trachea, bronchi, bronchioles, alveoli, pleura, and pleural cavity, and the nerves and muscles of breathing cavity. The common respiratory disorders include COPD, Asthma, Chronic...
Herbal medicines have attracted the researcher’s attention nowadays as scientific evidence is coming regularlyon their safety and efficacy. Katan (Linum usitatissimum Linn) is a potent therapeutic agent of Unani medicine for respiratory tract diseases since ancient times. Unani scholars have described Katan as having pharmacological effects, i.e., Mohallil-e-Auram Munaffis-e-Balgham Mulattif Mun...
ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF THE HYDRO-ETHANOLIC TRUNK BARK EXTRACT OF STEREOSPERMUM KUNTHIANIUM CHAM. TRUNK (BIGNONIACEAE) AND ITS FRACTIONS
Stereospermum kunthianum Cham. is a small, to medium-sized tree, sometimes only a small shrub. Bark grey, smooth, sometimes flaking, revealing pale under bark. In Senegal this plant is used in traditional medicine against gastritis, asthenia, respiratory diseases but also as a wound healing. The present study was taken up to research an anti-bacterial activity in the trunk bark hydro-ethanolic ext...
HEPATOPROTECTIVE ACTIVITY OF MORUS ALBA (LINN). LEAVES EXTRACT AGAINST PARACETAMOL INDUCED HEPATOTOXICITY IN RATS
Aim: To investigate the hepatoprotective activity of Morus alba Linn. alcoholic leaves extracts against paracetamol-induced hepatitis in rats. Materials and Methods: The Morus alba leaves extracted with alcoholic (ALE), and water extract (AQE) against Paracetamol induced hepatotoxicity and using Standard drug is Liv-52. Preliminary phytochemical tests were done. Results: The ALE showed presence of...
BOTANICAL STUDIES ON RAW HERBAL SAMPLES OF WOODFORDIA FRUTICOSA (L.) KURZ- AN IMPORTANT AYURVEDIC PLANT
Raw herbal samples used in the herbal medicine industry need to be properly identified for use in an herbal preparation. Plant parts of Woodfordia fruticosa (L.) Kurz belonging to the Lythraceae family, apart from some commercial uses, is known for its medicinal value in ethno medicines and various Indian traditional medicine systems, including Ayurveda. Flowers are reported high trade value (2000...