DETECTION OF ACTIVE CONSTITUENTS FROM THE LEAF EXTRACT OF LANNEA COROMANDELICA BY GC-MS TESTING AND ASSESSMENT OF ITS PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIVITY
Lannea coromandelica (Anacardiaceae) is a tropical tree commonly called as Indian ash tree. Its various parts is said to possess medicinal property and used in Ayurveda and other ancient system of medicine for the treatment of various ailments including treatment of inflammation, gout, cholera, leprosy, vaginal troubles etc. Its Pharmacological study revealed anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, hy...
Natural products have great potential against microbes and can be used to overcome the problem of drug resistant pathogens. They are helpful in reducing the toxicity of existing antifungal compounds. This present in vitro study demonstrated the synergistic effectiveness of Cassia fistula (CF) leaves extracts and fluconazole (Flu) against isolated Flu resistant strains (FRSs) of Candida albicans (C...
Bacterial Food Poisoning' is a common name given to predominantly gastro-intestinal infections which arise after the consumption of food or drink that is contaminated with disease-causing bacteria. Over 250 organisms are known to cause food borne illnesses. Ayurveda is an ancient medical science & has described the food poisoning indirectly in the form of Anna Vishaktata. The aims of present s...
ANTIDIARRHOEAL ACTIVITY OF LEAF EXTRACT OF ANOGEISSUS LATIFOLIA WALL IN EXPERIMENTALLY INDUCED DIARRHOEA IN RATS
Aim: To evaluate the antidiarrhoeal activity of methanolic leaf extract of Anogeissus latifolia. Material and Methods: The methanolic extract was evaluated using rodent animal models like castor-oil induced diarrhoea and castor-oil induced enteropooling. The phytochemical constituents were also planned to screen by using standardized methods. The plant is traditionally used for the treatment of...
Larrea divaricata Cav. (Zygophyllaceae) is an autochthonous plant of South America, widely distributed in Argentina. It is used in folk medicine as an anti-inflammatory drug. By other way, presents well documented antitumoral and immunomodulatory effects. Nordihydroguaiaretic acid (NDGA), an antioxidant compound, had been previously described in this plant. Nowadays a formulation for hair growth b...
SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION AND ANTIMICROBIAL SCREENING OF 3-(1H-BENZO[d]IMIDAZOL-2-YLSULFANYL) METHYL-4-[PHENOXY(PHENYL) ACETAMIDO)-5-MERCAPTO-1,2,4-TRIAZOLE AND RELATED ARYLOXY COMPOUNDS
A series of new 1H-benzo[d]imidazole derivatives of 3, 4-substituted triazole. 3-(1H-Benzo[d]imidazol-2-ylsulfanyl) methyl-4-[phenyloxy(phenylacetamido)]-5-mercapto-1,2,4-triazole and related aryloxy compounds were synthesised, analysed and characterised by FTIR, 1HNMR and elemental analysis. These compounds were screened for antibacterial and antifungal activity. The antibacterial activities were...
ELEMENTAL ANALYSIS, DITERMINATION OF ALKALOID, SAPONIN AND FLAVONOID OF THREE SELECTED SPECIES OF ZINZIBERACEAE FAMILY
The present study reveals the chemical composition and mineral analysis of Curcuma amada, Alpinia nigra, Amomum gracile. They are belongs to the same family zingiberaceae. The result reveals; (a) alkaloid contains in Alpinia nigra (6.0mg/100gm), amomum gracile (0.6mg/100gm), Curcuma amada (4.280mg/100gm); (b) saponin contain in Alpinia nigra burtt(18.960mg/100gm), Amomum gracile (18.1mg/100gm) and...
Local traditional healers in the Great Lakes Region used to administer Hypoestes triflora (Roem) leaf decoctions to treat patients with anemia and liver diseases, and also to boost immunity in HIV patients. This study was designed to evaluate, in guinea-pigs, the antianemic and hepatoprotective potentials of this plant. Anemia was induced with phenylhydrazine hydrochloride and hepatotoxicity with ...
MOLECULAR CHARACTERISATION OF CATHARANTHUS ROSEUS CULTIVARS FROM VARIOUS REGIONS OF RAJASTHAN BASED ON RAPD MARKER
Genetic relationship between ten wild cultivars of C. roseus L. from four different regions of Rajasthan (Jaipur, Bikaner, Kota and Jhalawar) with marked difference in climatic condition was investigated using RAPD markers. Catharanthus roseus L.is a storehouse of a number of secondary metabolites such as vindoline, catharanthine, vinblastine, and vincristine etc, thus making it an important sourc...
A laxative formulations are widely used for treatment of constipation. They are classified based on their mechanism of action such as bulk forming, stool softener, osmotic, stimulant and mechanical. Bulk forming laxative is most commonly used laxative which works by absorbing water and swelling in small and large intestine to form soft and bulky stool. Presently available bulk forming laxative...