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International Journal Of Pharmacognosy

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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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AN OVERVIEW OF ANTI-CANCEROUS BEHAVIOR OF VITAMIN E

Imbalance of reactive oxygen species and their body neutralizing mechanisms defines oxidative stress. ROS play a vital role in cancer progression by taking part in DNA damage and induction of inflammatory processes. Studies reveal that natural anti-oxidant levels are reduced to a much lower extent in the serum of cancer patients in contrast to the healthy ones. Vitamin E subgroups like tocopherols...

I. Ashraf, S. Farooq, F. Ali, S. S. Anwar and N. Wajid*

Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(7).320-325

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POLY HERBAL THERAPY IN OINTMENT BASE FOR WOUND HEALING ACTIVITY IN RATS

In the present study, an indigenous herbal formulation containing the ethanolic extracts of rhizomes of Curcuma longa, fruits of Terminalia chebula, leaves of Azadirachta indica, leaves of Lawsonia inermis and leaves of Achyranthus asperus were prepared and studied for its wound healing activity in an ointment base by using in in-vivo excision wound model in albino wistar rats. The ointment was pr...

N. K. Mishra * and M. Pallavi

Yalamarty Pharmacy College, Yalamarty Nagar, Tarluwada, Visakhapatnum, Andhra Pradesh, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.2(3).139-43

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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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CURRENT ADVANCES IN NANOTECHNOLOGY FOR DELIVERY OF ANTI-DIABETIC DRUGS: A REVIEW

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is being one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality, which seriously threatens the health of human beings. Worldwide around 366 million people are found to be affected by diabetes. DM is a chronic condition associated with abnormally high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood. Absence or insufficient production of insulin, or an inability of the body to properly use...

A. Alhalmi *, N. Alzubaidi and W. Abdulmalik

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Aden, Yemen.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.5(1).1-07

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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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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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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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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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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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