Objective: The objective of this research was a synthesis of silver nanoparticles from Murraya koenigii leaves in which the particles were characterized by various techniques and to evaluate the potential antibacterial activity of synthesized nanoparticles against various human pathogens. Methods: Murraya koenigii aqueous extract of leaves were prepared by the Soxhlet method, and the bioactive com...
The Siddha System of Medicine is one of the most ancient traditional medical systems was popular in the ancient Southern part of India. In this system, the herbals, metals, minerals and animal products have been used to prepare the medicines for treating diverse illness. Siddha medicines are divided into inner drug treatments and external drug treatments. Agathiyar Kuzhambu is one among the 32 int...
COMPARISON OF SURGICAL SITE INFECTION RATE BETWEEN ANTIBACTERIAL COATED SURGICAL SUTURE AND CONVENTIONAL SUTURE: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED SINGLE CENTRE STUDY FOR PREVENTIVE MEASURE OF POSTOPERATIVE INFECTION
The main objective of this study is to compare the reduction rate of surgical site infection (SSI) between Triclosan coated (TC) and conventional surgical (CS) suture postoperatively. Surgical site infection (SSI) can be presented as a major challenge for people in the sense of mortality and morbidity mostly in developing countries. The result of SSI with antibacterial suture in developed countrie...
Introduction: Schizophrenia is a chronic and debilitating psychiatric illness affecting around 0.4% to 1.4% of people at some point in their life. Early onset and the chronic course make schizophrenia a worrying disease. Prescribing pattern in Schizophrenia has seen a significant shift in the last two decades, from the first generation to second-generation antipsychotics. This study was carried ou...
‘Natural curing agents for diabetes’ is a matter of world research. Diabetes, the gift of altered life pattern, affected considerably larger proportion of world population. Ancient Indian literature has the treasure of knowledge regarding natural curing agents. The plant Operculina turpethum (Convolvulaceae) is one among them. The plant root is used in many Ayurvedic formulations to treat vari...
SCREENING OF BEHAVIOURAL, MUSCLE CO-ORDINATION & ANXIOLYTIC ACTIVITIES OF METHANOLIC EXTRACT OF SOPHORA INTERRUPTA (BEDD)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the behavioural, muscle coordination and anxiolytic activities of methanolic extracts of Sophora interrupta (papilionaceae) in mice. The behavioural, muscle coordination and anxiolytic activities were evaluated by using various models of CNS using mice. Diazepam was used as standard drug for muscle coordination and anxiolytic studies. The extracts were adminis...
A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW ON ACNE, ITS PATHOGENESIS, TREATMENT, IN-VITRO AND IN-VIVO MODELS FOR INDUCTION AND EVALUATION METHODS
Acne is a common inflammatory disorder which is common among the adolescent age groups. Even though it is not a life-threatening disease but it affects the patient’s self-esteem. Additionally, they have also gone into depression and suicidal ideation. Based on the severity it can be classified into several types. Various factors are responsible for the occurrence of acne. The main factors are di...
AN IN-VITRO PHAGE THERAPY – IN OPPOSITION TO FOOD POISON ENGENDERED STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS VIA PRECISE BACTERIOPHAGE FROM TIRUNELVELI DISTRICT, TAMIL NADU
Staphylococcus aureus, the facultative anaerobic and opportunistic Bacterium has been characterized as the pathogen with diversified molecular adaptability leading to the emergence of MDR. Advanced use of alternate antibiotics is increasing the scenario of the emergence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) to Oxacillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (ORSA) after that generating a...
MICROSCOPIC CHARACTERISATION OF ROOT, STEM AND LEAVES OF AN UNRESOLVED SPECIES: RUBUS INDICUS (ROSACEAE)
The genus, Rubus is considered as highly potent plant crop and possesses economical, medicinal and ecological importance. Rubus plant species have been utilized inbreeding programme and has identified various pharmaceutical compounds. However, the taxonomy of the genus Rubus has been in a state of flux, because of the absence of comprehensive work and associated taxonomic disputes. Among the genus...
EVALUATION OF EFFECTS OF PARTHENIUM HYSTEROPHORUS L., LEAVES EXTRACTS AGAINST MILK-INDUCED EOSINOPHILIA IN MICE
Parthenium hysterophorus L., compositae, also known as congress weed, carrot weed, star weed, reaching a height of 2 m in weeks of germination, is believed to have entered India accidentally in the mid 1950's and is now available abundantly all over the India. Leaves are traditionally used in the treatment of asthma and allergy, leavas of the plant were extracted successively using aqueous and...