Letter to editor
1. Arbutus pavarii Pamp. – An updated profile

Lutfun Nahar; Afaf Al Groshi; Satyajit D. Sarker

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 45-46

Abstract
   Arbutus pavarii Pamp. (fam. Ericaceae), commonly known as “Shmeri” or “Libyan Strawberry”, is an endemic Libyan medicinal plant, currently considered as an endangered species of shrub or tree (Kabiel et al., 2016), and has attracted public attention in relation to its conservation. ...  Read More

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2. Phytochemical constituents and pharmacological potential of Solanum khasianum C.B. Clarke., extracts: Special emphasis on its skin whitening, anti-diabetic, acetylcholinesterase and genotoxic activities

Roktim Gogoi; Neelav Sarma; Sudin Kumar Pandey; Mohan Lal

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 47-61

Abstract
  This study was designed to evaluate and compare the phytochemical constituents along with the bioactivities of Solanum khasianum C.B. Clarke. leaves (SKLME) and berries (SKBME) methanolic extracts. Alkaloids, flavonoids, saponins, steroids, terpenoids, phenols, oxalates and cardiac glycosides were present ...  Read More

Phytochemical constituents and pharmacological potential of <i>Solanum khasianum</i> C.B. Clarke., extracts: Special emphasis on its skin whitening, anti-diabetic, acetylcholinesterase and genotoxic activities


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3. Inhibitory effect of cinnamon (Cinnamomum tamala (Buch.-Ham.) T.Nees & Eberm.) essential oil and its aldehyde constituents on growth and spore germination of phytopathogenic fungi

Deepa Bisht; Arvind Saroj; Anjala Durgapal; C.S. Chanotiya; Abdul Samad

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 62-70

Abstract
  Plant pathogens lead to severe damage of the agricultural crops, worldwide. The disease management is currently being done by the synthetic chemicals. In the present report, Cinnamomum tamala (Buch.-Ham.) T. Nees & Eberm. oil was analyzed by gas chromatography-FID and GC/MS, which revealed (E)-cinnamaldehyde ...  Read More

Inhibitory effect of cinnamon (<i>Cinnamomum tamala</i> (Buch.-Ham.) T.Nees & Eberm.) essential oil and its aldehyde constituents on growth and spore germination of phytopathogenic fungi


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4. Nutritional assessment, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antidiabetic potential of traditionally used wild plant, Berberis tinctoria Lesch.

Arumugam Vignesh; Kumarasamy Pradeepa Veerakumari; Subramaniam Selvakumar; Rajan Rakkiyappan; Krishnan Vasanth

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 71-92

Abstract
  < p>This study divulges a comparative analysis of Berberis tinctoria Lesch. leaf, stem, and fruit towards proximate contents assessment, e.g., moisture, crude-ash, crude-fibre, crude-lipid, crude-protein, nitrogen-free extract, energy followed by ICP-MS analysis which revealed that fruits have ...  Read More

Nutritional assessment, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antidiabetic potential of traditionally used wild plant, <i>Berberis tinctoria</i> Lesch.


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5. Preliminary phytochemical screening for antioxidant activity and content of phenols and flavonoids of 18 species of plants native to western Ecuador

Shirley Moncayo; Xavier Cornejo; Jhon Castillo; Viviana Valdez

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 93-104

Abstract
  The phytochemical screening, total phenolics and flavonoids content and antioxidant activity of plants native to western Ecuador were investigated to provide the basic information for further studies towards the discovery of new compounds. The species studied were Adenostemma platyphyllum Cass, Castilla ...  Read More

Preliminary phytochemical screening for antioxidant activity and content of phenols and flavonoids of 18 species of plants native to western Ecuador


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6. Chemical composition of Leplaea mayombensis (Pellegrin) Staner

Djeukeu Kemmoe Charlie; Hermine Laure Djomkam Maza; Kenmogne Kouam Ariane; Sewald Norbert; Wansi Jean Duplex; Vardamides Juliette Catherine

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 105-109

Abstract
  One new coumarinolignan, cleomiscosin F (1) along with ten known compounds namely 3,4-secotirucalla-4(28),7,24-trien-21-hydroxy-21,23-epoxy-3-oic acid (2), 3,4-secotirucalla-4(28),7,24-trien-3,21-dioic acid (3),ceramid A (4),ceramid B (5), mayombensin (6),aridanin (7), stigmasterol and β-sitosterol ...  Read More

Chemical composition of <i>Leplaea mayombensis</i> (Pellegrin) Staner