Oligohydramnios means the fetus is in a compromised condition. Ante partum amniotic fluid index (A.F.I.) assessment is one of the reliable, good predictor and standard technique for assessment of fetal well-being in antenatal period. In the present study 25 cases of Oligohydramnios in the third trimester were given intravenous amino acid in 1000cc of 10% fructodex drip on 1st day and the amino aci...
PHYTOCHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS OF ALOE VERA AND THEIR MULTIFUNCTIONAL PROPERTIES: A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW
Aloe vera belongs to the family Liliaceae commonly known as Ghrit Kumari, is the ever known oldest and the most applied medicinal plant worldwide. Aloe Vera is used for vigor, wellness and medicinal purposes since rigvedic times. Health benefits of Aloe vera include its application in wound healing, treating burns, minimizing frost bite damage, protection against skin damage from x-rays, lung can...
RP-HPLC METHOD FOR SIMULTANEOUS ESTIMATION OF IMPURITIES FROM EMTRICITABINE AND TENOFOVIR DISOPROXIL FUMARATE TABLET
Stability indicating RP-HPLC gradient method developed for simultaneous determination of impurities and degradation products from Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate in pharmaceutical tablet dosage form. The chromatographic separation was achieved by using column ACE C18 (250 x 4.6, 5μ). The mobile phase-A consists of 0.01M potassium dihydrogen phosphate buffer with pH 4.0 adjusted us...
Nigella sativa L. is an annual herb and cultivated largely in the East Mediterranean region. Seeds used in traditional folk medicine for the treatment of various purposes in the systems of Unani, Ayurveda, Chinese and Arabic. Nigella sativa seed oil was isolated using soxhlet hexane extraction process. GC-MS analysis identified a total of 32 compounds among which 9-eicosyne (63.04%), linoleic acid...
Piperine, a major alkaloid in black pepper is one of the most promising bioenhancers till date. Other methods used for its extraction suffer drawbacks such as poor extraction efficiency, tedious and expensive isolation methodology, piperine photodegradation, etc. Hence a simple, rapid and efficient method has been developed for the isolation of piperine from the fruits of Piper nigrum. The methods...
Herbal immunomodulator is substance which stimulates or suppresses the components of immune system including both innate and adaptive immune responses. The modulation of immune system by various medicinal plant products has become subject for scientific investigations currently worldwide. A number of Indian medicinal plants and various ‘Rasayana’ have been claimed to possess immunomodulatory a...
CATHARANTHUS ROSEUS AND PROSPECTS OF ITS ENDOPHYTES: A NEW AVENUE FOR PRODUCTION OF BIOACTIVE METABOLITES
Catharanthus roseus is a medicinal herb found in many tropical and subtropical regions around the world. This plant produces a diverse array of secondary metabolites that are pharmaceutically important like vinblastine and vincristine used as chemotherapeutic agents in the treatment of several types of cancers. Low yield of these vinca alkaloids from the plant in vivo and the challenges to meet th...
Research in medicinal plants has gained a renewed focus recently. The prime reason is that other system of medicine although effective come with a number of side effects that often lead to serious complications. Plant based system of medicine being natural does not pose any serious problems. Although Emblica officinalis has a range of medicinal applications, but it is the need much period of time ...
GASTRORETENTIVE DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM: AN APPROACH TO ENHANCE GASTRIC RETENTION FOR PROLONGED DRUG RELEASE
Oral route has been the most convenient and accepted route of drug delivery. Owing to tremendous curative benefits of the oral controlled release dosage forms are being preferred as the interesting topic in pharmaceutical field to achieved improved therapeutics advantages. Gastroretentive drug delivery system is novel drug delivery systems which has an upper hand owing to its ability of prolonged ...
Herbal extracts are primarily added to the cosmetic formulations due to several associated properties such as antioxidant, anti inflammatory, antiseptic and antimicrobial properties. Even today, people in rural and urban areas depend upon herbs for traditional cosmetics. Information on the herbal cosmetics was collected via electronic search (using pub med, scifinder, Google Scholar and web of sci...