Phytochemistry
1. Phytochemical analysis and screening of antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activity of essential oil of Premna mucronata Roxb. leaves

Diksha Palariya; Anmol Singh; Anamika Dhami; Anil K. Pant; Ravendra Kumar; Om Prakash

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 275-286

Abstract
  Premna mucronata Roxb. commonly known as agyon, is a plant of family Lamiaceae. This study dealt with the phytochemical analysis of leaves essential oil of Premna mucronata Roxb. (PMLO) using GC/MS technique and screening of its antioxidant activity using 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl(DPPH), metal chelating ...  Read More

Phytochemical analysis and screening of antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activity of essential oil of <i>Premna mucronata</i> Roxb. leaves


Phytochemistry
2. Prediction of genetic variability and character contribution using path analysis in Curcuma longa L. germplasm

Renu Yadav; R.K. Lal; C.S. Chanotiya; Karuna Shanker; Pankhuri Gupta; Shama Shukla

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 91-100

Abstract
  Seventeen genetic stocks of Curcuma longa L. were evaluated for nature and amount of genetic variability, associations, and path analysis for six economic traits. GCV and PCV were largest for fresh rhizome yield, Para-cymene-8-ol and 1, 8 cineole. Path coefficient study showed the largest direct contribution ...  Read More

Prediction of genetic variability and character contribution using path analysis in <i>Curcuma longa</i> L. germplasm


Phytochemistry
3. Genetic variability, D2 analysis and characters association among quantitative and qualitative traits of spearmint (Mentha spicata L.)

K. T. Venkatesha; Ved Ram Singh; Rajendra Chandra Padalia; Ram Swaroop Verma; Rakesh Kumar Upadyay; Rakesh Kumar; Amit Chauhan

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 101-108

Abstract
  An investigation was carried out to assess the genetic variability, genetic divergence and association of pheno-morphic and agronomic traits along with major chemical constituents of essential oil in 41 accessions of spearmint (Mentha spicata L.). Highly significant differences were noted for all 10 ...  Read More

Genetic variability, D2 analysis and characters association among quantitative and qualitative traits of spearmint (<i>Mentha spicata</i> L.)


Phytochemistry
4. Nano-encapsulation of thyme essential oil in chitosan-Arabic gum system: evaluation of its antioxidant and antimicrobial properties

Maryam Hassani; Shirin Hasani

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 75-82

Abstract
  In this study Nano–capsules based on chitosan (CS) and Arabic Gum (GA) with Thyme essential oil (TEO) as an active ingredient were prepared using emulsion method. The nano–capsules were characterized by their Encapsulation efficiency (EE), morphologies, Particle size distributions, Zeta potential ...  Read More

Nano-encapsulation of thyme essential oil in chitosan-Arabic gum system: evaluation of its antioxidant and antimicrobial properties


Phytochemistry
5. Phytochemicals in leaves and extracts of the variety “Plovdiv 7” of Bulgarian oriental tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.)

Venelina Popova; Tanya Ivanova; Albena Stoyanova; Vasil Georgiev; Tsveta Hristeva; Violeta Nikolova; Margarita Docheva; Nikolay Nikolov; Stanka Damianova

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 27-36

Abstract
  This study aims to identify and analyze the non-volatile fraction (chemicals, polyphenols, phenolic acids, flavonoids, and triterpenes) and volatile fraction (essential oil and crude extracted aroma fractions) present in the leaves of “Plovdiv 7” oriental tobacco variety (N. tabacum L.). ...  Read More

Phytochemicals in leaves and extracts of the variety “Plovdiv 7” of Bulgarian oriental tobacco (<i>Nicotiana tabacum</i> L.)


Phytochemistry
6. A study of the composition and antimicrobial activities of stored and freshly extracted leaf essential oil of Ocimum gratissimum L.

Ezekiel Olugbenga Akinkunmi; Gbadegesin Adetogun; Ibitola Odusegun

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 53-60

Abstract
  There have been concerns expressed on the biological activities of certain essential oils following long term storage. The aim of this study was therefore to determine the composition and antimicrobial activities of samples of stored and freshly extracted essential oil of Ocimum gratissimum Linneo (Lamiaceae) ...  Read More

A study of the composition and antimicrobial activities of stored and freshly extracted leaf essential oil of <i>Ocimum gratissimum</i> L.


Phytochemistry
7. Chemical constituents of essential oil from the stem of Amomum villosum Lour

Ngoc Dai; Le Huong; Tran Thang; Isiaka Ogunwande; Olanrewaju Eresanya

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 61-64

Abstract
  The chemical constituents of essential oil of Amomum villosum Lour stem grown in Vietnam was investigated by gas chromatography (GC-FID) and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). The essential oil was obtained by hydrodistillation. The yield of the essential oil was 0.21% (v/w) calculated on ...  Read More

Chemical constituents of essential oil from the stem of <i>Amomum villosum</i> Lour


Phytochemistry
8. Rosa damascena essential oils: a brief review about chemical composition and biological properties

Hristina Nunes; Maria Graca Miguel

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 111-128

Abstract
  Damask rose is one of the most important aromatic plants over the world, although mostly cultivated in Bulgaria, Turkey, and Iran. Damask rose is used not only as an ornamental plant but also for extracting essential oils from petals and buds. From flowers is also obtained rose water, rose concrete and ...  Read More

<i>Rosa damascena</i> essential oils: a brief review about chemical composition and biological properties


Phytochemistry
9. Antiallergic polyphenols from Citharexylum spinosum

Ahmed E. Allam

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 129-134

Abstract
  Three polyphenolic compounds; 1,3,6-tri-O-galloyl-β-D-glucopyranose (TGG) (1), methyl gallate (2) and hydroxyquinol (3) have been isolated from the aerial parts of Fiddlewood Citharexylum spinosum L. The structure of the isolated compounds have been established on the basis of spectroscopic methods ...  Read More

Antiallergic polyphenols from <i>Citharexylum spinosum</i>


Phytochemistry
10. Chemical composition and yield of essential oil from two Iranian species of basil (Ocimum ciliatum and Ocimum basilicum)

Abdollah Ghasemi Pirbalouti; Fatemeh Malekpoor; Azam Salimi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 3-8

Abstract
  Basil belonging to the Lamiaceae family, is one of the most important aromatic and medicinal plants, and is widely cultivated in many countries. Areal parts, especially leaves of sweet basil are widely used to enhance the flavour of food stuffs such as salads, pasta, tomato products, vegetables, ...  Read More

Chemical composition and yield of essential oil from two Iranian species of basil (<i>Ocimum ciliatum</i> and <i>Ocimum basilicum</i>)


Phytochemistry
11. Chemical constituents, antioxidant and antibacterial activities of the hexane extract of Alchemilla sericata Reichenb

Ali Shafaghat; Akram Panahi; Masoud Shafaghatlonbar

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 9-14

Abstract
  The hexane extract from the aerial parts of Alchemilla sericata Reichenb. which was collected from Khalkhal-Asalem road, Ardabil Province, northwestern Iran, was obtained using a commercially available Soxhlet apparatus. The fatty acids were derived to methyl esters and determined through gas chromatography/flame ...  Read More

Chemical constituents, antioxidant and antibacterial activities of the hexane extract of <i>Alchemilla sericata</i> Reichenb


Phytochemistry
12. Chemical compositions of essential oils from Etlingera brevilabrum: A comparative analysis using GC×GC/TOFMS

Behnam Mahdavi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 15-22

Abstract
  In this report, essential oils from the rhizome, stem and leaf of Etlingera brevilabrum were isolated using a Clevenger-type apparatus and subsequently characterized using a comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography (GC×GC/TOFMS) approach. Regarding the spectral assignments, 77 constituents ...  Read More

Chemical compositions of essential oils from <i>Etlingera brevilabrum</i>: A comparative analysis using GC×GC/TOFMS


Phytochemistry
13. Bioactivity of essential oil from Hertia cheirifolia L. flowers in the control of bacteria

Kaouther Majouli; Abderraouf Kenani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 23-26

Abstract
  To date, numerous studies have demonstrated beneficial properties of essential oils in the prevention and treatment of a variety of diseases. The current report evaluated, in vitro, the antibacterial activity of essential oil from the flowers of Hertia cheirifolia L. This oil was obtained by hydrodistillation ...  Read More

Bioactivity of essential oil from <i>Hertia cheirifolia</i> L. flowers in the control of bacteria


Phytochemistry
14. Chemical composition of the essential oil, total phenolic contents and antioxidant activity of Vitex pseudo-negundo seeds collected from northeastern Iran

Hashem Akhlaghi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 27-32

Abstract
  In this study, the essential oils obtained by hydrodistillation of the seeds of Vitex pseudo-negundo (Verbenaceae), growing wild in Sabzevar, Khorasan Razavi Province (Iran), were analyzed by GC and GC/MS. The mean yield of total volatile oils was 0.8% (w/w). Thirty seven compounds representing 92.4% ...  Read More

Phytochemistry
15. Influence of extraction methods on total phenolic, flavonoids and antioxidant activity of Thymus kotchyanus L. extract in Semnan Province, Iran

Masumeh Mazandarani; Mohammad Ghafourian

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 33-38

Abstract
  Thymus kotchyanus L. is an aromatic plant belonging to Lamiaceae family and has promising traditional uses to treat some rural disorders. This species like other wild species of thyme is an aromatic plant and has been extensively used as an anti-inflammatory, expectorant, spasmolitic, sedative, antibacterial, ...  Read More