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ISSN (Print): 2320-5148

International Journal Of
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An International Journal published monthly
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A REVIEW ON HERBAL PLANTS AS IMMUNOMODULATORS

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...

Namrata Singh *, Mukul Tailang and S.C. Mehta

Department of Pharmacology, G R Medical College, Gwalior, M. P. India

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.7(9).3602-10

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A REVIEW ON MEDICINAL IMPORTANCE OF EMBLICA OFFICINALIS

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 ...

R. Jain *, R. Pandey, R. N. Mahant and D.S. Rathore

Department of Biotechnology, Government Kamala Raja Girls Post Graduate (Autonomous) College, Gwalior (M.P.), India.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.6(1).72-84

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ROLE OF COMPUTER AIDED DRUG DESIGN IN DRUG DEVELOPMENT AND DRUG DISCOVERY

The process of drug development and drug discovery is very challenging, expensive and time consuming. It has been accelerated due to development of computational tools and methods. Over the last few years, computer aided drug design (CADD) also known as in silico screening has become a powerful technique because of its utility in various phases of drug discovery and development through various adv...

N. Bisht and B. K. Singh*

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kumaun University, Bhimtal Campus, Bhimtal, Uttarakhand, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.9(4).1405-15

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FREEZE DRYING PROCESS: A REVIEW

Among the various methods of drying, this article has mentioned only one most important method, “Freeze drying”. This method is mainly used for the drying of thermo labile materials. This method works on the principle of sublimation.  This method is divided into 3 steps for its better understanding; these are Freezing, Primary drying, and secondary drying. There are many advantages and disadv...

Soham Shukla*

Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, B. S. Patel Pharmacy College, Saffrony Institute of Technology, Near Saffrony Holiday Resort, Ahmedabad-Mehsana Highway, At & Post Linch-384435, Mahesana, Gujarat, India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.2(12).3061-68

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MECHANISM OF ACTION OF ANTICONVULSANT DRUGS: A REVIEW

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by excessive electrical discharge in brain, which causes seizures. The therapeutic strategy in countering epilepsy involves reducing neuronal excitability through different mechanistic pathway. Most therapeutics currently used in the treatment of epilepsy is either directed towards blocking voltage-gated sodium and calcium channels or potentiating ...

Ravitas Deshmukh*, Alok S. Thakur and Dhansay Dewangan

Shri Shankaracharya Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, Junwani, Bhilai (C.G.), India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.2(2).225-36

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A BRIEF REVIEW ON ABELMOSCHUS ESCULENTUS LINN. OKRA

Okra is a cultigen (a plant that has been altered by humans through a process of selective breeding). The exact origin of okra is unknown, but it is thought to have come from Africa, where it has been grown as a crop for centuries. Evidence suggests it was grown in Egypt as long ago as 2,000 BC. Today it is widely cultivated for its edible green fruits, which are harvested when immature (after 3 -...

D. K. Chanchal*, S. Alok, M. Kumar, R. K. Bijauliya, S. Rashi and S. Gupta

Department of Pharmacognosy, Institute of Pharmacy, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.9(1).58-66

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OFF-LABEL USE OF MEDICINES IN CHILDREN

Although plenty of information relating to drug utilization among adults is available, the literature pertaining to children is scarce. The majority of drugs prescribed have not been tested in children and safety and efficacy of children’s medicines are frequently supported by low quality of evidence.  This is explained by the lack of clinical research in this population, caused by ethical, sci...

Aamir Nabi Mir, Mohammad Ishaq Geer *

Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.7(5).1820-28

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A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW ON HERBAL COSMETICS

India is a focus for development of Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, Homoeopathy and another natural herbs based health science (AYUSH). Ayush Pharmaceutical industry having great possible and contingency for saundarya prasadka category (herbal cosmetic) development in future. Natural beauty is blessing and cosmetics help in presenting and increaning the beauty and personality aspects of human beings. Sau...

R. K. Bijauliya*, S. Alok, M. Kumar, D. K. Chanchal and S. Yadav

Department of Pharmacognosy, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, India.

DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.8(12).4930-49

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SOLUBILITY ENHANCEMENT TECHNIQUES: A REVIEW ON CONVENTIONAL AND NOVEL APPROACHES

Most of the drugs in the developmental pipeline are emerging from the High-Throughput Screening methodology resulting in increased molecular weights and thus consequential bioavailability problems. The bioavailability issue can be due to insufficient solubility of permeability. Most compounds face the solubility problems. Hence, with the advancement of chemical science, the need of development of ...

Yogesh S. Thorat*, Indrajeet D. Gonjari and Avinash H. Hosmani

Lecturer, DSTSM’s College of Pharmacy, Jule Solapur, Vijapur Road, Solapur- 413004. Maharashtra, India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.2(10).2501-13

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METHODS FOR DETERMINATION OF ANTIOXIDANT CAPACITY: A REVIEW

Antioxidants have become a vital part of our lives today. Antioxidants help neutralize or destroy “Reactive Oxygen Species” (ROS) or free radicals before they can damage cells. This paper focuses on types of damaging free radicals generated in metabolic processes and also gives an insight of mechanistic aspect of various in-vitro methods for evaluation of antioxidant capacity of plant metaboli...

Deepshikha Gupta

Department of Chemistry, Amity Institute of Applied Sciences, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Sector 125, Noida-20130, India

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.6(2).546-66

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