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International Journal Of Pharmacognosy

An International Journal published monthly
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A REVIEW ON PHARMACOLOGICAL AND THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES OF ECHINACEA

The botanical supplement market is growing at a rapid rate, and this trend is expected to continue to progress. In the world of Nutraceuticals, Echinacea plant is widely used for medicinal and commercial purposes. This Native American herb has a remarkable record of clinical and laboratory study, as well a long history of medicinal use in the management of a variety of conditions. Phytomedicinal p...

M. Ganjuri, S. Darakhshan * and F. Taghizad

Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.3(10).410-36

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COMPARATIVE PHARMACOGNOSTIC STUDY OF LEAVES OF ADHATAODA VASICA AND AILANTHUS EXCELSA

Adhataoda vasica and Ailanthus excelsa are distributed throughout tropical and subtropical parts of India. Their leaves are used as expectorant and bronchodilator. The present investigation deals with the comparative pharmacognostical study of the leaves of the two species and establishment of its quality parameters. Detailed morphological and qualitative as well as the quantitative microscopic st...

U. R. Shah *, R. G. Shah , N. S. Acharya , S. R. Acharya

Pioneer Pharmacy Degree College, Vadodara, Gujarat India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJP.0975-8232.1 (2).95-98

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WOUND HEALING MEDICINAL PLANT OF INDIA: A REVIEW

The traditional Indian medicine - Ayurveda, describes various herbs, fats, oils and minerals with anti-aging as well as wound healing properties. Wounds are the result of injuries to the skin that disrupt the soft tissue. Wound healing can be defined as a complex dynamic process results in the restoration of anatomic continuity and function. Various plant products have been used in the treatment o...

R. Adhav *, P. Mantry and G. N. Darwhekar

Acropolis Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research. Manglia Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(1).6-10

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IDENTIFICATION OF CURCUMA LONGA RHIZOMES BY PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND TLC FINGERPRINT ANALYSIS

Curcuma longa L. rhizomes are widely used by traditional medical practitioners for curing various diseases. The rhizomes of C. longa Linn. is commonly known as Haldi or Turmeric. Haldi is of particular importance to a human with the discovery that its rhizome powder, when added to various food preparations, preserves their freshness and imparts a characteristic flavor. The Indian system of medicin...

M. Duraisankar * and A. D. Ravindran

Department of Biology, Gandhigram Rural University, Gandhigram, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(9).459-65

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AN UPDATE ON AYURVEDIC HERB KACHHNAR (BAUHINIA PURPUREA LINN.)- A REVIEW

Bauhinia Purpurea was commonly known as a purple orchid tree, belonging to the family Caesalpinaceae, sparingly grown in India. The use of natural products as medicinal agents presumably predates the earliest recorded history. It is a species of flowering plant is used in several traditional medicine system to cure various diseases. This plant has been known to possess antibacterial, antidiabetic,...

D. K. Chanchal *, P. Niranjan, S. Alok, S. Singh and Saurabh

Department of Pharmacognosy, Institute of Pharmacy, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(8).381-390

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BIOSURFACTANT PRODUCED BY NOVEL HALO-THERMOPHILIC BACTERIAL STRAIN FROM UNCONVENTIONAL SUBSTRATES

Our ecosystem is laden with hazardous and non-hazardous wastes that pose a serious threat to bio-existence. Most pharmaceutical formulations contain chemically-synthesized surfactants. The purpose of this work is to suggest an alternative source of surfactant which would also aid in ridding our environment of harmful wastes. Bacillus licheniformis B-4 strain isolated from a hydrocarbon dump site p...

C. J. Igbonekwu, U. E. Osonwa, C. E. Umeyor*, M. N. Ikegbunam, E. M. Uronnachi and C. O. Esimone

Department of Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.1(1).73-81

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ANTIULCEROGENIC ACTIVITY OF STEM EXTRACT AND FRACTIONS OF HOMALIUM LETESTUI

Homalium letestui Pellegr (Flacourtiaceae) used traditionally by the Ibibios of Southern Nigeria to treat stomach ulcer, malaria and other inflammatory diseases were evaluated for antiulcer activities of the stem extract and its fractions. The effects of ethanol stem extract of H. letestui (200-600 mg/kg) and fractions (Aqueous and dichloromethane, 400 mg/kg) on experimentally induced ulcer were s...

L. U. Amazu, J. E. Okokon* and L. L. Nwidu

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(5).242-47

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HEPATOPROTECTIVE AND ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF SESBANIA GRANDIFLORA AGAINST CCl4-INDUCED HEPATIC INJURY IN RATS

A phytotherapeutic approach to modern drug development can provide many invaluable drugs from traditional medicinal plants. Medicinal plants have been considered as an important therapeutic aid for alleviating ailment of humankind. Numerous plants and polyherbal formulations are used for the treatment of liver diseases. This present investigation was aimed at assessing the hepatoprotective activit...

K. Padmalochana* and M. S. D. Rajan

Department of Biochemistry, Sri Akilandeswari Women's College, Wandiwash, Tamil Nadu, India.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(2).71-76

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PHARMACOGNOSTIC AND PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING OF DESMODIUM TRIFLORUM LINN.

The plant of Desmodium triflorum Linn (Fabaceae) is reported to have great medicinal value. The aim of this study to evaluate pharmacognostic evaluation including examination of morphological characters, ash value, powder analysis, and extractive values was carried out. Phytochemical screening including chemical examination and chromatographic study were also carried out. This would help to scient...

N. Singh*, M. Tailang and S. C. Mehta

Department of Pharmacology, G R Medical College, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.3(1).43-49

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MORPHOLOGICAL AND MICROSCOPIC ANALYSIS OF FIVE CURCUMA SPECIES GROWN IN SRI LANKA USING MULTIVARIATE TEST

Curcuma is an important genus used in Traditional Medicine in the world. Due to similar morphological characters and same Sinhalese vernacular names of Curcuma species, adulteration or substitution takes place. The current study was conducted to understand the similarities in morphological and microscopic characters by analyzing data using multivariate test on five species available in Sri Lanka; ...

H. M. I. C. Herath, G. A. S. Premakumara and T. D. C. M. K. Wijayasiriwardene *

Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.4(7).224-31

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