From ancient times, various natural products are used as food and as medicine for the treatment of diseases. In the last few decades, herbal medicine has been used in the field of medicine because of its natural origin and lesser side effects. One such medicinal plant is Juglans regia (Family: Juglandaceae). The plant is also known as Persian walnut, English walnut, white walnut, or in common know...
The objective of the study was to formulate and evaluate the antioxidant activity and the wound healing effect of the Punica granatum peel extracts formulation. Tannins, alkaloids, flavonoids, proteins, and phenols were present in the ethanolic extract, which is further formulated in a gel formulation. Seven herbal gel formulations were prepared using 1.5% of the gelling agent’s carbopol 940 (F1...
To analyze the efficacy of topical nepafenac, 0.1% eye drops in the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME). Method: a prospective interventional study in 14 eyes having center involving DME were taken into consideration. They were administered topical nepafenac eye drops 0.1% thrice daily for 6 months. Their vision and foveal thickness were recorded systematically at the start of the treatment ...
ANALYSIS OF FATTY ACID COMPOSITIONS OF APPRICOT KERNEL OILS FOR COSMETIC PURPOSE WITH GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY-MASS SPECTROMETRY METHOD
In this study, fatty acid compositions of apricot kernel oils for cosmetic purpose were analyzed. Qualitative and quantitative analysis of fatty acids in apricot kernel oils were made by using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). In this analysis, apricot kernel oils -which trademarked Karden, Organix and Biovitals- supplied from a herbalist were used. The oils were converted to the methy...
Natural compounds have already contributed to the discovery of new anti-malarial drugs. Atovaquone, artemisinin and its semi-synthetic derivatives as well as clindamycin, erythromycin, azithromycin, chlortetracycline, tetracycline, oxytetracycline and doxycycline, are noteworthy examples of the varied contribution of natural products for the development of effective anti-malarial drugs, particular...
IN-VITRO GERMINATION AND SOMATIC EMBRYOGENESIS VIA TISSUE CULTURE STUDIES OF TAVERNIERA CUNEIFOLIA (ROTH) ARN.
Taverniera cuneifolia (Roth) Arn. licorice of India comprises similar phytochemical constituents majorly the Glycyrrhizic acid (GA) that of plant Glycyrrhiza glabra L. but has been least studied in terms of their commercial applications. GA from the root extracts of T. cuneifolia exhibits promising anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, and anti-germ tube formation protection and other cytotoxic activitie...
HPTLC METHOD FOR QUANTIFICATION OF ELLAGIC ACID IN IN-VIVO AND IN-VITRO SAMPLES OF WOODFORDIA FRUTICOSA (LINN.) KURZ
Realising the immense medicinal values of secondary metabolites in drug formulations, the present study was conducted on an important sec metabolite i.e., ellagic acid (tannin) in in-vivo (leaf) and in-vitro callus tissues of Woodfordia fruticosa a much used medicinally important plant. The present method provided a quick and easy approach for the detection and quantitation of biomarker ellagic ac...
POLYPHENOLIC PROFILE ANTIOXIDANT POTENTIAL AND ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF CHRYSACTINIA MEXICANA A. GRAY (HIERBA DE SAN NICOLAS)
The objective of this study was the extraction, recuperation, identification and bioactivity evaluation of the main bioactive compounds present in Chrysactinia mexicana A. Gray, polyphenolic compounds from aerial parts of Chrysactinia mexicana A. Gray were purified using a liquid chromatography column with ambulate XAD-16, first elution was made with distilled water, then ethanol was used to recov...
STANDARDIZATION OF AERIAL PARTS AND PHYTOCHEMICAL INVESTIGATION OF PLANT PHYLLANTHUS MADERASPATENSIS L. (MADRAS NELLI)
The study was designed to investigate the pharmacognostic characters and phytochemical profile of crude drugs obtained from powdered aerial parts of Phyllanthus maderaspatensis L. (Madras nelli). The macroscopic, microscopic, phytochemical screening, and HPTLC studies of powdered aerial parts of the plant were carried out. Powder microscopy of aerial part powder of Madras nelli showed an isocytic ...
Sariska Tiger Reserve, one of the 42 Tiger Reserves of India, is located near the civil district of Alwar in Rajasthan. The Sariska Tiger Reserve in Aravallis has its own importance and specific characteristics with unique biodiversity. The forest of Sariska Tiger Reserve has a great diversity of flora. This paper gives an account of antidiabetic medicinal plants found in Sariska Tiger Reserve, al...