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PHARMACOGNOSTIC STUDIES ON ROOTS OF TRIANTHEMA DECANDRA LINN., AIZOACEAE
Trianthema decandra Linn., belongs to family Aizoaceae, commonly known as “Punarnavi” in Sanskrit, “Gadabandi” in Hindi, and “Vellai sharuni” in Tamil. This plant is globally distributed tropical and subtropical regions. In India, it grows in dry-soil lands. It has been known since ancient times for curative properties and has been utilized for treatment of various ailments such as bur...
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...
REPELLENT ACTIVITIES OF SOME INDIGENOUS MEDICINAL PLANTS AGAINST THE STORED GRAIN PESTS TRIBOLIUM CASTANEUM (HBST.) (COLEOPTERA: TENEBRIONIDAE)
The petroleum (Pet.E), methanol (MeOH) and chloroform (CHCl3) extracts of Rauvolfia canescens (whole plant), Desmodium heterocarpon (whole plant) and Vitex negundo (leaf CHCl3 MeOH and root Pet. E.) have been thoroughly screened through residual film assay against T. castaneum adults and the repellent activity tests were also carried out on the same to find biological activities. The residual film...
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...
ASSESSMENT OF MANGIFERIN IN THIRTY VARIETIES OF MANGIFERA INDICA L. (ANACARDIACEAE)
Mangiferin content in aqueous extracts of 30 varieties of Mangifera indica leaves collected from Gujarat state of Western India has been estimated during this study, using a simple reverse phase HPLC-DAD analysis method. The proposed method has been validated according to ICH guidelines in terms of linearity, accuracy, intraday and interday precision, limit of detection and limit of quantitation. ...
PHYTOCHEMISTRY AND PHARMACOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF GYMNEMA SYLVESTRE (ASCLEPIADACEAE): A REVIEW
Gymnema sylvestre, is a traditional medicinal plant, belonging to the family of Asclepiadaceae; commonly distributed throughout the world, predominantly in tropical regions. The plant exhibits a broad range of therapeutic effects as an effective natural remedy for diabetes, dyspepsia, helminthiasis, constipation, hemorrhoids, jaundice, cardiopathy, asthma, bronchitis, leucoderma and several inflam...
ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF BRAZILIAN HONEY AND ALOE VERA
Honey is commonly used by the indigenous population in Brazil due to its large variety of physiological properties such as ulcers and dermatitis healing. The goal of this paper is to select and to test different types of Brazilian honey to be used associated with Aloe vera as an accessible wound treatment. Three types of honey were analyzed: two produced by Tetragonisca angustula in different regi...
REPURPOSING AND PHYTOCHEMICAL INVESTIGATION OF SALACIA OBLONGA ROOT EXTRACT RESPONSIBLE ANTICANCER ACTIVITY AGAINST BREAST CANCER CELL LINE (MCF-7)
Salacia oblonga wall, a native shrub, also known as Saptrangi and Ponkoranti, belongs to the family Celastraceae, is distributed across the world. A large number of chemical constituents such as salacinol, kotalanol, neokotalanol, neosalacinol, and mangiferin are isolated from S. oblonga, which show various pharmacological activities. Salacia oblonga wall is being used in several herbal preparatio...
PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING OF GUM EXTRACTED FROM CURCUMA AMADA
The aim of the present study is the phytochemical screening of gum of Curcuma amada (Mango ginger). Natural gums are economic, easily available and found useful as a tablet binder. The phytochemical properties of a gum obtained from the rhizomes of Curcuma amada were characterized by various test including a test for steroids, tannins, flavonoids, amino acids, carbohydrates, and glycosides. All of...
ANTI-OXIDATIVE EFFECT OF NYCTANTHES ARBORTRISTIS EXTRACT IN MOUSE MODEL OF ARTHRITIS
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic immuno-inflammatory systemic disease, affecting 1-2% population worldwide. The disease is very common among women rather men. Mostly the victims of this disease belong to the age group 45 onwards, while juvenile cases are also reported. The exact pathogenesis of the disease is still a question. Reactive oxygen species have been implicated as mediators of tissue da...