Recently white mulberry has attracted a lot of interest as source of bioactive constituents used in phytopharmacy and in functional food formulation. In practice, active compounds are separated from plant material by extraction process using different solvents and extraction conditions. The most commonly solvents used for extraction are water, ethanol, methanol, acetone, ether and their mixtures. ...
The present study was designed to evaluate antihyperglycemic and analgesic effects of ethanolic extract of Cassia fistula (CF) stem barks in rats and mice, respectively. The analgesic effect of extract was evaluated by acetic acid induced writhing test method while antihyperglycemic effect was investigated by oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in normal and alloxan induced diabetic rats. Diclofena...
The aim of this study was to compare the skin permeation of liposomes, transfersomes and ethosomes of lamivudine under non-occlusive conditions. The liposome and transfersomes prepared by thin film hydration method and ethosomes were prepared by slight modification on hot method. The Liposomal formulation (LP1) ethosomal formulation (ET2) and transfersomal (TF2) formulation showed highest entrapme...
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...
Antispasmodic activity of the ethanolic extracts of different parts of Nyctanthes arbortristis Linn. was estimated using guinea pig ileum preparation against acetylcholine. Anthelmintic activity was tested following the method described by Kailashraj and Kurup, using earthworm (Pheretima posthuma). The extracts exhibited antispasmodic activity, which was less than that of piperazine citrate. The e...
A CLINICAL TRIAL TO ASSESS THE ANTIDIABETIC, ANTIDYSLIPIDEMIC AND ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITIES OF TINOSPORA CORDIFOLIA IN MANAGEMENT OF TYPE – 2 DIABETES MELLITUS
The present study was carried out to explore anti-diabetic, antidyslipoproteinemic and anti oxidant activities of Tinospora cordifolia (Menispermaceae) in type 2 diabetic patients. In this study clinical trial was conducted on type 2 diabetic patients attending the diabetes OPD, at Kaya Chikitsha Vibhag, Rajkiya Ayurvedic Chikitsha Mahavidyalaya, Touriya Ganj, Lucknow, following all ethical guide ...
In recent years, a large number of oils and their constituents have been investigated for their antimicrobial properties against bacteria and fungi. The present investigation evaluated the antimicrobial potential of edible medicinal oils of Cocos nucifera, Helianthus annus, Brassica juncea, Ricinus communis, Arachis hypogea, Glycine max, Gossypium hirsutum and Sesamum indicum extracted from differ...
CHARACTERIZATION AND SCREENING OF BIOACTIVE COMPOUNDS IN THE EXTRACT PREPARED FROM AERIAL ROOTS OF FICUS BENGHALENSIS
Ficus benghalensis is has been used in traditional medicinal practices such as Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and homoeopathy. All parts of the tree such as fruits, aerial roots, bark and leaves are known to be traditionally associated with diarrhea, dysentery, menorrhagia, nervous disorders and tonic properties. However, in Ayurveda it is mainly known for the diabetes treatment.There are no reports givi...
Embelia ribes Burm F. is large scandent shrub, disturbed throughout India and belongs to the family Myrsinacae. It is commonly known as false black pepper or Vidanga. E. ribes grows in semi-evergreen and deciduous forests at an altitude of 1,500m found in central and lower Himalayas, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bengal, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh throughout India. Embelia ribes h...
PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS AND PHARMACOGNOSTICAL STANDARDIZATION OF STEM OF CAYRATIA TRIFOLIA (LINN.) DOMIN.
Cayratia trifolia (Linn.) Domin (Vitaceae) is a perennial climber, commonly known as fox grape in English, Amalbel, Ramchana in Hindi and Amlavetash in Sanskrit, found in India, Asia and Australia. The infusion of seeds along with extract of tubers is used traditionally for the treatment of diabetes. Whole plant is used as diuretic, in tremors and splenopathy. It is reported to possess antiviral, ...