PHARMACOGNOSTIC AND PHYTOCHEMICAL EVALUATION OF THE FAGONIA ARABICA STEM- A POTENT INDIAN MEDICINAL PLANT
Context: Dhamaso, botanically known as a Fagonia Arabica is an important plant in Ayurveda and in folklore medicine, but little is known about its pharmacognostic evaluation. Objectives: In the present investigation, the detailed pharmacognostic study of Fagonia arabica stem is carried out to lay down the standards which could be useful in future experimental studies. Materials & Methods: The ...
Plants have been used for centuries as a remedy for human diseases because they contain phytochemical components of therapeutic values. The whole plant of the Trigonella foenum, Zea mays and Oryza sativa were selected for in this study to find out the phytochemicals and antioxidant property. Phytochemicals were extracted using various solvents such as Hexane, Ethyl acetate, and ethanol. Screening ...
Rice bran is the cuticle existing between the rice and husk of the paddy and consists of embryo and endosperm of the seeds of Oryza sativa, family Gramineae. It is obtained as a by product in rice mill during polishing of rice obtained after dehusking of paddy. Rice bran contains about 15% of fixed oil and is obtained by the solvent extraction method. It contains oleic acid, linolenic acid as unsa...
ANTIDIABETIC ACTIVITY ETHANOLIC LEAVES EXTRACT OF BAUHINIA GALPINII LINN. ALLOXAN INDUCED DIABETIC IN RATS
Aim of the study: This study aimed to investigate the antidiabetic activity of ethanolic leaves extracts of Bauhinia galpinii Linn. alloxan, induced diabetic in rats. Materials & methods: The adult male albino rats of weight 180-240 gm were selected for the study. The Dose of 100 mg/kg, 250 mg/kg and 500 mg/kg of ethanol extract was selected for the test. All the doses were given orally after ...
A study was conducted to assess root, leaves and flowers extracts of Cichorium intybus for their antimicrobial activities (against four bacterial and fungal strains), antioxidants activities (DPPH, ABTS H2O2 and reducing power assays) and cytotoxicities assays. The results indicate remarkable inhibition of plant extracts for the growth of all bacterial and fungal strains as well as appropriate MIC...
Thevetia Peruviana (or Cascabela thevetia) belongs to the family Apocynaceae and commonly called as Yellow Oleander. The leaves of this significant medicinal plant were subjected to antibacterial investigation and HPLC analysis. Hexane, acetone, and methanol were used as organic solvents. Four different concentrations (200 mg/ml, 100 mg/ml, 50 mg/ml and 25 mg/ml) of each extract i.e. hexane, aceto...
The research in alternative medicine and the need for the plant-based medicines that affect the ‘mind’ is developing day to day. The aim of the present study was to explore Leptadenia reticulata (roots), Mimusops elengi (bark) and Evolvulus alsinoides (Whole plant) using different animal models (conditional avoidance response, hole board test, open field test), anticonvulsant (MES induced conv...
Objective: To study detailed pharmacognostic profile and preliminary phytochemical investigation of the leaves of Indigofera tinctoria Linn. commonly known as ‘indigo’ belongs to the family Fabaceae. It is distributed through the hotter parts of India. Medicinal uses include the juice of the leaves as a prophylactic against hydrophobia, and as a decoction for blennorrhagia; plant extract as th...
NUTRITIONAL AND MICROBIAL ANALYTICAL STUDY OF VEDIC LIQUID ORGANIC MANURE CUM PESTICIDE KUNAPAJALA WITH DIFFERENT STORAGE TIME INTERVAL
A study on nutritional and microbial analysis of Kunapajala with different storage interval was conducted in the Department of Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry and Department of Plant Pathology, UBKV, Coochbehar - 736165, West Bengal during March 2019. The motive of this work was to estimate the physicochemical properties, macro, and micronutrient content, and various microbial load of Ku...
Hamelia patens Jacq. (Rubiaceae) also known as firebush is an ornamental plant native to Florida and has been used traditionally in a number of conditions, including diabetes, pain, skin diseases, respiratory problems, dysentery, etc. This review aims to provide an overview of the plant profile, its phytoconstituents and pharmacological activities. Alkaloids of indole and oxindole class like rumbe...