LC/MS IDENTIFICATION OF PHYTOCONSTITUENTS OF THE METHANOLIC EXTRACT OF THE AERIAL PARTS OF ANTIGONON LEPTOPUS (HOOK & ARN)
Antigonon leptopus Hook & Arn (family Polygonaceae), also called: Chain of love, Queen’sWreath, and Mexican creeper is a fast-growing vine with stems reaching up to 20 feet long. It has heart-shaped, green leaves climbing by tendrils which wrap around many types of supports. It is native to Mexico and commonly found in tropical Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas. It possesses anti...
Herbal formulation is a dosage form consisting of one or more herbs or processed herbs(s) in specified quantities to provide specific nutritional, cosmetic benefits, and/or other benefits meant for use to diagnose treat, mitigate disease of human beings or animals and / or to alter the structure or physiology of human beings or animals. The world health organization (WHO) estimates that 80% of the...
Ulcers are a breach in the mucosa of the alimentary tract that extends through the muscularis mucosae into the submucosa or deeper. They can occur in any portion of the gastrointestinal tract exposed to the excessive amount of acid-peptic juices. Prevalence of peptic ulcer is approximately 11% to 14% for men and 8% to 11% for women during the age of 30 to 50 years. The occurrence of peptic ulcer i...
Tinospora cordifolia (T. col.), a plant which has great significance in the Ayurvedic system of medicine, has been tested according to modern medical techniques for numerous therapeutic effects like immunomodulation, reducing tumor cells, purification of blood, reducing fatty lipids from body, reduction of glucose and increasing glucose tolerance in case of diabetes and increasing body weight. T. ...
Kaffir lime or “limaupurut,” which are the common names for Citrus hystrix (C. hystrix), is a popular traditional herbal plant and an essential herb in Asian countries. C. hystrix was native to the Indonesian island known as Sumbawa; then, its cultivation was expanded to Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and other tropical countries in the Asian region. C. hystrix contains phenolic compounds and e...
The Plants having own biological potential to treat some major diseases. Medicinal plants are gaining much interest recently because their use in ethnomedicine treating common diseases such as cold, fever, and other medicinal claims are now supported with sound scientific evidence. The study on medicinal plants started with extraction procedures that play a critical role to the extraction outcomes...