Pergularia is an annual herbaceous plant in the family of Pergularia daemia linn native to India and Shrilanka. Pergularia daemia linn has shown anti-bacterial property which makes it an essential herb in the treatment of various infections. This study was to check the effectiveness of Pergularia daemia lin against the microbial species Staphylococcus aurens, to observe the zone of inhibition and ...
The crude extracts from stem tuber and leaf of Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes in different solvents, were subjected to physicochemical, fluorescence analysis, phytochemical and antimicrobial study. The microscopic analysis revealed that B. oleracea showed stone cells and calcium oxalate prisms. The ash value was high 7.88 % in B. Oleracea. The fluorescent analysis at 366 nm of B. oleracea under...
The extracts of two different plant were screened for their phenols, flavonoid and antioxidant activity by DPPH method for two locations. In this study seed oil and defatted seed cake extracts of M. azedarach and P. pinnata from two locations indicate high phenolics (13.5-51.2 mgGAE/g) and flavonoids content (1.5-4.2 mgCAE/g). The IC50 value was (0.032-0.048 mg/ml)....
The plants are used to treat skin infection as well as cuts, burn, dermatophytes and infectious disease are common in traditional medicine. The development of new polyherbal dermal formulation treat against resistant pathogens is increasing interest. Therefore, the aqueous, methanolic extracts from different parts of four medicinal plants used locally in folk medicine were evaluated for wound heal...
Gardenia resinifera Roth. is a medicinal plant belonging to family Rubiaceae. It is an important traditional medicinal plant employed in various indigenous system of medicine against several diseases. The current communication provides pharma-cognostic, physicochemical and phytochemical investigation carried out on the leaves of Gardenia resinifera Roth, which are useful in setting some diagnostic...
Plants are a great source of medicines, which are useful in the treatment of various diseases. Today sophisticated modern research tools for evaluation of the plant drugs are available, but the microscopical evaluation method is one of the simplest and cheapest methods to start with for establishing the correct identity of the source materials. Ximenia americana of family Oleaceae have great medic...
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...
Spinach is a leafy green flowering plant. The leaves are a common edible vegetable consumed by fresh leaves. The bioactive components present in the Spinach oleracea plant leaves are known to be responsible for its medicinal properties. The present study was undertaken to compare the effect of different extraction solvents to extract the active components like carbohydrates, tannin, flavonoid, phe...
A CONTEMPORARY LITERARY REVIEW OF PTEROSPERMUM ACERIFOLIUM (KANAK CHAMPA) WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO IT’S PHARMACOLOGICAL AND MEDICINAL ASPECTS
Pterospermum acerifolium belonging to Sterculiaceae family, commonly known as Bayur Tree, Dinner-plate tree is well distributed in India, particularly in the sub-Himalayan zone and outer Himalayan valleys. It is commonly known as Kanakchampa or Muchukunda. Different parts of the tree have been used to treat many diseases for thousands of years in traditional medicine. Mainly it is used for earache...
EVALUATION OF IN-VIVO & IN-VITRO ANTI-INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITY OF ETHANOLIC LEAF EXTRACT OF PIPER ATTENUATUM B. HAM
Inflammation is initiated as a healing process by the tissue in response to an injury by pathogens, irritants or cell damage. Piper attenuatum B. Ham is a rare piper species found in the tropical, sub-tropical region and mainly found in the southern part of India. A plant has constituents like alkaloids, amides, glycosides, tannins etc., which are responsible for its therapeutic efficacy. This res...