Original Article Phytochemistry
1. Phytoconstituents profiling of Cissus rotundifolia (Forssk.) Vahl. by HPLC-MS/MS, and evaluation of its free radical scavenging activity (DPPH) and cytotoxicity

Ataa Said; Elsayed Ali Aboutabl; Farouk Rasmy Melek; Gehad Abdel Jaleel Raheem Abdel Jaleel; Mona Raslan

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 65-74

Abstract
  Characterization of phytoconstituents in the 70% methanolic extract of Cissus rotundifolia (Forssk.) Vahl. was performed using high-performance liquid chromatography coupled with electrospray ionization mass spectrometry. Furthermore, tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) was performed to assist in the structural ...  Read More

Phytoconstituents profiling of <i>Cissus rotundifolia</i> (Forssk.) Vahl. by HPLC-MS/MS, and evaluation of its free radical scavenging activity (DPPH) and cytotoxicity


Original Article Phytochemistry
2. 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


Original Article Pharmacognosy
3. 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


Original Article Phytochemistry
4. Chemical constituents, quantitative analysis and insecticidal activities of plant extract and essential oil from Origanum onites L.

Ramazan Erenler; Ibrahim Demirtas; Tunay Karan; Fatih Gul; Omer Kayir; Omer Cem Karakoc

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 91-96

Abstract
  Origanum, widely used for food and pharmaceutical industry, belonging to the Lamiaceae family, is an aromatic and medicinal plant. The aerial parts of the Origanum onites L. were dried at shade and was extracted with methanol. Rosmarinic acid, gentisic acid, 4-hydroxybenzoic acid, protocatechuic acid, ...  Read More

Chemical constituents, quantitative analysis and insecticidal activities of plant extract and essential oil from <i>Origanum onites</i> L.


Original Article Analytical Assessments of Bioactive Compounds
5. Influence of different solvent polarities on the phenolics, flavonoids and antioxidant properties of the fruit of Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich

Babatunde Joseph Oso; Oyedotun Oyeleke; Olaniyi Soetan

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 97-102

Abstract
  The aim of the present study was to evaluate the influence of different solvents with different polarities on the antioxidant properties of the fruit of Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich. The phenolics and flavonoids in the extracts were quantified through colorimetric tests, while the in vitro antioxidant ...  Read More

Influence of different solvent polarities on the phenolics, flavonoids and antioxidant properties of the fruit of <i>Xylopia aethiopica</i> (Dunal) A. Rich


Original Article Flavor, Perfumes and Cosmetics
6. Genetic variability of agronomic traits and biodiversity in the genus Ocimum

Rajendra P. Patel; Rakshapal Singh; Raj Kishori Lal; Pankhuri Gupta; Anju Kesarwani; Nitu Goyal

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 103-110

Abstract
  The present study was performed to explore genetic and chemotypic variability among five Ocimum species. Genotypes were evaluated from pooled data over three locations for two consecutive years (2007-2009). High genotypic coefficient variation and phenotypic coefficient variation was observed for leaf ...  Read More

Genetic variability of agronomic traits and biodiversity in the genus <i>Ocimum</i>


Original Article Food Science and Food Chemistry
7. Understanding the phytochemical constitution, antioxidant potential and spectral characteristics of aqueous extracts of the chosen leafy vegetables from south India

Kota Sobha; Pradeep Dumpala; Hariseetharam Prasad Dachepalli; Ratna Kumari Anantha

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 111-118

Abstract
  The phytochemical composition, total phenolic and ascorbic acid contents of the aqueous extracts of six south Indian leafy vegetables viz. Amaranthus viridis L, Hibiscus cannabinus L, Spinacea oleracea L, Mentha spicata L, Murraya koenigii L and Coriandrum sativum L were tested, characterized and the ...  Read More

Understanding the phytochemical constitution, antioxidant potential and spectral characteristics of aqueous extracts of the chosen leafy vegetables from south India


Original Article Phytochemistry
8. Physicochemical studies of Siberian pine (Pinus sibirica) derived chewing gum

Paula Carrión-Prieto; Jesús Martín-Gil; Ignacio A. Fernández-Coppel; Norlan M. Ruíz-Potosme; Pablo Martin-Ramos

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, Pages 119-124

Abstract
  In this work, ‘Siberian chewing gum’, a natural product derived from Pinus sibirica’s resin to which healing effects on mouth, stomach and duodenum chronic ulcers are attributed, has been characterized by attenuated total reflection Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (ATR-FTIR) ...  Read More

Physicochemical studies of Siberian pine (<i>Pinus sibirica</i>) derived chewing gum