Pharmacognosy
1. Antihyperlipidemic activity of a unani formulation in high fat diet-induced obese murine model

Md Rafiul Haque; Shahid Hussain Ansari

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 83-90

Abstract
  Arq zeera (AZ), a poly herbal unani formulation has been used traditionally as a remedy for reducing body fat and gastric disorder. The current study was designed to investigate the antihyperlipidemic activity of AZ against rat model of high fat diet (HFD) - induced obesity. AZ was prepared and administered ...  Read More

Antihyperlipidemic activity of a unani formulation in high fat diet-induced obese murine model


Pharmacognosy
2. Optimization of extraction methods for total polyphenolic compounds obtained from rhizomes of Zingiber officinale

Lida Eberle; Alena Kobernik; Aleksandra Aleksandrova; Iryna Kravchenko

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 37-42

Abstract
  In an alternative medicine, aqueous extracts and decoctions of a ginger root (Ginger –Zingiber officinale Roscoe L., Ginger family – Zingiber aceae) are used as antibacterial, diaphoretic, analgesic, anti-emetic, anti-inflammatory drugs. The aim of our study was to determine the optimal technological ...  Read More

Optimization of extraction methods for total polyphenolic compounds obtained from rhizomes of <i>Zingiber officinale</i>


Pharmacognosy
3. Triterpenic and acyl glycosides from the leaves of Centella asiatica (L.) Urban

Iram Rais; Mohammad Ali

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 43-52

Abstract
  Centella asiatica (L.) Urban (Apiaceae) is a small perennial, prostrate herb indigenous to India, south-eastern Asia, United States and Africa. It is used to treat anxiety, asthma, blood circulation, cancer, colds, cough, elephantiasis, epilepsy, fevers, gastrointestinal problems, hepatic, skin and urinary ...  Read More

Triterpenic and acyl glycosides from the leaves of <i>Centella asiatica</i> (L.) Urban


Pharmacognosy
4. Ethnobotanical studies on folkloric medicinal plants in Nainamalai, Namakkal District, Tamil Nadu, India

Kumar Ganesan; Baojun Xu

Volume 1, Issue 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 153-168

Abstract
  Indian folkloric and traditional medicinal systems are abundantly using medicinal plants or their decoctions for the treatment of various ailments. However, this traditional knowledge is on the verge of extinction, and there is an urgent necessity to conserve this oral traditional knowledge mainly by ...  Read More

Ethnobotanical studies on folkloric medicinal plants in Nainamalai, Namakkal District, Tamil Nadu, India