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International Journal Of Pharmacognosy

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IN-VITRO ANTI-OXIDANT STUDIES OF MACERATED ETHANOLIC AND AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF HYLOCEREUS UNDATUS FRUITS

Hylocereus undatusis an important medicinal plant belonging to the family Cactaceae and widely distributed in tropical forest areas. Fruits are used for anti-bacterial, anti-oxidant, antipyretic, antidiabetic and hepato-protective activities of the plants are scientifically proved. The aim of the present study is to evaluate Hylocereus undatus pharmacologically for the anti-oxidant study. The stud...

V. Anu *, D. Sarath and P. K. Sneha

Department of Pharmacognosy, K. V. M. College of Pharmacy, Kokkothamangalam, Cherthala, Alappuzha, Kerala, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.6(9).319-22

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COMPARATIVE PHARMACOGNOSY AND PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF MEDICINAL PLANTS WITH ANTIDIABETIC ACTIVITY (PTEROCARPUS MARSUPIUM ROXB., AZADIRACHTA INDICA A. JUSS., TRICHOSANTHES DIOICA ROXB., SYZYGIUM CUMINI LINN. AND MOMORDICA CHARANTIA LINN.)

Diabetes mellitus is becoming a threat to the world’s population as it is spreading like an epidemic. Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb., Azadirachta indica A. Juss., Trichosanthes dioica Roxb., S. cumini Linn. and M. charantia Linn. are well known for their properties in the management of diabetes. In recent times, there has been significant growth in the field of Ayurvedic medicines because of their ...

A. Manda *, M. Gupta and C. Maity

Department of Dravyaguna, Institute of Post Graduate Ayurvedic Education and Research, A.P.C. Road, Kolkata - 700009, West Bengal, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.5(8).475-87

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PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS AND EFFECTS OF AQUEOUS EXTRACT OF WITHANIA SOMNIFERA ON ISOLATED SMOOTH MUSCLE, PERFUSED HEART, BLOOD PRESSURE AND DIURESIS IN RATS

The plant Withania somnifera has many acclaimed medicinal uses. This work aims to explore the efficacy of the aqueous extract (AE) of W. somnifera on the isolated trachea and aorta rings, perfused heart, blood pressure and diuresis in rats. Phytochemical analysis of the whole plant of W. somnifera was carried out using standard extraction procedures followed by column chromatography. An aqueous ex...

S. Masoud, M. Abu-Zarga, A. Harb and S. S. Abdalla *

Department of Biological Sciences, School of Science, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.6(4).133-40

133-140

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EVALUTION OF ANTHELMINTIC ACTIVITY OF RICINUS COMMUNIS LINN. LEAVES

Aqueous and ethanol-ethyl acetate chloroform-methanol extracts from the leaves of Ricinus communis were investigated for their anthelmintic activity against Pheretima posthuma, and three concentrations (50, 75 and 100 mg/ml) of each extract were studied for activity, in which paralysis and death time of the worm. Both the extract exhibited remarkable anthelminthic activity at all three concentrati...

N. D. Mahadev * and B. P. Vitthal

Yashoda Technical Campus, Satara Faculty of Pharmacy, Satara, Maharashtra, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.4(12).429-31

429-431

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REVIEW ON ANTI-DIABETIC HERBALS

Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder in which blood glucose level decrease. Due to this disease, various complications are arises including retinopathy, nephropathy, cardiovascular disease, and neuropathy. Diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition includes Type 1 DM, Type 2 DM and gestatational diabetes, which occurs in pregnancy. For the management of DM various system of medicine is used, fr...

N. Thombre *, K. Chaudhari, S. Gaikwad, S. Tidke and P. Ahire

Department of Pharmaceutics, Met’s Institute of Pharmacy, Adgaon, Nashik, Maharashtra, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.6(4).128-32

128-132

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PHARMACOGNOSTICAL AND PRELIMINARY PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING OF THE ROOT TUBERS OF CURCULIGO ORCHIOIDES GAERTN.

India is well known as the emporium of medicinal plants harboring many plants of medicinal importance, of which Curculios orchioides is one that has been reported to possess medicinal importance for the treatment of various diseases traditionally as well as scientifically. An attempt was made herein to undertake a detailed pharmacognostical and preliminary phytochemical investigation of the root t...

R. Tiwari * and P. Gupta

School of Medical and Allied Sciences, K. R. Mangalam University, Sohna Road, Gurgaon, Haryana, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.5(12).788-92

788-792

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PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS, ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY AND GROWTH INHIBITORY EFFECTS OF EXTRACTS FROM ANNONA SENEGALENSIS, WALTHLERIA INDICA AND ANTHOCLEISTA VOGELII

Antioxidant potential, phytochemical and growth inhibitory characteristics of Anthocleista vogelii stem bark (AVSB) and root (AVRT), Annona senegalensis stem bark (ANSB) and Waltheria indica leaf (WILV) aqueous extracts were evaluated. Phytochemical analysis showed the presence of flavonoids, tannins, saponins, sterols, alkaloids, and terpenes. Fourier Transform Infra-Red (FT-IR) analyses indicate...

I. L. Fayum, C. I. Buba, J. Atogwe, D. C. Okeoma and S. E. Okhale *

Department of Medicinal Plant Research and Traditional Medicine, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Idu Industrial Area, P.M.B. 21 Garki, Abuja, Nigeria.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.5(11).692-99

692-699

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CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND ANTIFUNGAL ACTIVITY OF ESSENTIAL OILS FROM AERIAL PARTS OF MENTHA PIPERITA AND MENTHA ARVENSIS

The present study deals with the chemistry and antifungal activity of essential oil (EO) of two species of Mentha viz. Mentha piperita and Mentha arvensis which was extracted using Clevenger-type apparatus. The percent yield of EO of M. arvensis (2.8%) was found higher than M. piperita (2.1%). Compositional analysis of M. piperita and M. arvensis EO oil by GC-MS revealed the presence of 51 and 35 ...

H. Kaur, R. Tandon *, A. Kalia and C. Maini

Department of Chemistry, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.5(12).767-73

767-773

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EVALUATION OF ANTIHYPERTENSIVE ACTIVITY OF NATURAL MIXTURE AND INVESTIGATION OF HERB-HERB INTERACTION

Hypertension is a common clinical problem encountered in day-to-day practice. Although several synthetic pharmaceutical drugs already exist for the treatment of hypertension, these drugs can develop many complicated side effects. On the other hand in our Arabian countries, patient compliance forces the population to frequently recourse to traditional medicine which mainly uses plants. Because of m...

S. Shabana *, M. Fouad, A. Zaki, R. El-Haggar, M. J. Sadiq, N. M. S. Osman and I. A. Sindi

Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, MISR University for Science and Technology (MUST), Cairo, Egypt.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.5(8).455-60

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QUANTITATIVE ESTIMATION OF TOTAL PHENOLICS AND FLAVONOIDS IN SOYMIDA FEBRIFUGA LEAVES

Soymida febrifuga is belonging to family Meliaceae. The bark, fruit, and leaves contain important constituents like Quercetin-3-O-L-rhamnoside, 3-O-rutinoside, lupeol, sitosterol, methyl angolensate, deoxyandirobin. The plant has found to be ethnobotanically important. The bark is acrid; refrigerant, anthelmintic, aphrodisiac, laxative; good for sore throat; removes “vata “ cures “tridosha...

S. Kshirsagar *, K. Sahu, S. Moris and S. Gokhale

Ideal College of Pharmacy and Research, Kalyan, Thane, Maharashtra, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.IJP.5(3).182-85

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