Original Article
1. Comparison of the volatile oils of Artemisia tournefortiana Reichenb. obtained by two different methods of extraction

Pegah Nazemizadeh Ardakani; Shiva Masoudi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 47-54

Abstract
  The essential oils obtained by hydrodistillation and solvent free microwave extraction from the aerial parts of Artemisia tournefortiana were analyzed by GC and GC/MS. Forty-six components representing 82.3% of the hydrodistilled oil and thirty-nine components representing 81.0% of the solvent free microwave ...  Read More

Comparison of the volatile oils of <i>Artemisia tournefortiana</i> Reichenb. obtained by two different methods of extraction


Review article Phytochemistry
2. A mini-review on oxysporone

Satyajit D. Sarker; Lutfun Nahar; Tauhidur Rahman Nurunnabi; S.M. Mahbubur Rahman; Md. Hossain Sohrab; Md. Morsaline Billah; Fyaz M. D. Ismail; George P. Sharples

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 55-60

Abstract
  Oxysporone, possessing a 4H-furo(2,3-b)pyran-2(3H)-one structure, is a fungal metabolite, first isolated from Fusarium oxysporum. Later, this compound was also reported from the fungal genera, Diplodia, Pestalotia and Pestalotiopsis. Oxysporone was patented as an antibiotic for the treatment of dysentery, ...  Read More

A mini-review on oxysporone


Original Article Analytical Assessments of Bioactive Compounds
3. Phytochemical characteristics of Galeopsis ladanum subsp. angustifolia (Ehrh. ex Hoffm.) Gaudin collected in Abruzzo region (Central Italy) with chemotaxonomic and ethnopharmacological implications

Claudio Frezza; Alessandro Venditti; Ilaria Serafini; Alessandra Carassiti; Sebastiano Foddai; Armandodoriano Bianco; Mauro Serafini

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 61-68

Abstract
  In this work, a phytochemical analysis on the total aerial parts of Galeopsis ladanum subsp. angustifolia (Ehrh. ex Hoffm.) Gaudin collected in Abruzzo region (Central Italy) has been reported. Nine compounds were identified belonging to five different classes of natural compounds. Additional chemotaxonomic ...  Read More

Phytochemical characteristics of <i>Galeopsis ladanum</i> subsp. <i>angustifolia</i> (Ehrh. ex Hoffm.) Gaudin collected in Abruzzo region (Central Italy) with chemotaxonomic and ethnopharmacological implications


Original Article
4. Evaluation of some medicinal plants for anti-tuberculosis activity from Adamawa state, Nigeria

Mohammed Shagal Hassan; Dimas Kubmarawa; Peters Oladosu; Sunday Akuewanbhor Osemeahon

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 69-76

Abstract
  Tuberculosis kills approximately two million people annually. This study aimed at evaluating some selected medicinal parts that are used traditionally in Adamawa State, to treat tuberculosis and related symptoms against a microorganism that causes respiratory ailments. In this investigation, for new ...  Read More

Evaluation of some medicinal plants for anti-tuberculosis activity from Adamawa state, Nigeria


Original Article Phytochemistry
5. Synthesis of biodiesel from Reseda luteola L. seeds

Ali Shafaghat; Parisa Morrabi; Masoud Shafaghatlonbar; Farshid Salimi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 77-82

Abstract
  The present study reports the preparation of biodiesel from Reseda luteola L. seeds oil using organic solvent. The hexane extract was obtained by Soxhlet apparatus and subjected to transesterification method to result simple esters. The final prepared composition was analysed by using GC-GC/MS. Thirty- ...  Read More

Synthesis of biodiesel from <i>Reseda luteola</i> L. seeds


Original Article Phytochemistry
6. Phytochemical investigation and isolation of new compounds from the stems of Tinospora cordifolia Miers

Shahnaj Sultana; Mohammed Ali; Mohammad Jameel

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 83-92

Abstract
  Tinospora cordifolia (Willd.) Miers, (Menispermaceae), a glabrous, deciduous and trailing plant found in tropical India, China, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Myanmar. It is used to treat anemia, debility, diabetes, diarrhea, dysentery, dyspepsia, fevers, jaundice, rheumatism, urinary and skin diseases and ...  Read More

Phytochemical investigation and isolation of new compounds from the stems of <i>Tinospora cordifolia</i> Miers


Original Article Flavor, Perfumes and Cosmetics
7. Genotype × environment interaction, rhizome yield stability and selection for region specific stable genotypes in turmeric (Curcuma longa L.)

Raj Kishori Lal; Sougata Sarkar; Mohammad Zaim

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 93-102

Abstract
  The present investigation was carried out to determine the stability over years among seventeen genetic stocks of turmeric assembled from different places in India for high and stable rhizomes yield. The differences among genetic stocks, years and g × e interactions were highly significant for ...  Read More

Genotype × environment interaction, rhizome yield stability and selection for region specific stable genotypes in turmeric (<i>Curcuma longa</i> L.)


Original Article Phytochemistry
8. Satureja myrtifolia (Boiss. & Hohen.) Lebanese wild plant, as a resource of natural antioxidants

Bachar Zebib; Othmane Merah

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 103-108

Abstract
  This study aims to evaluate total phenolic content (TPC) and in vitro antioxydant activity (AA) of S. myrtifolia collected from Lebanon. TPC of S. myrtifolia were extracted by two solvents (methanol and water) and determined spectrophotometrically. The AA of both crude extracts were evaluated in vitro ...  Read More

<i>Satureja myrtifolia</i> (Boiss. & Hohen.) Lebanese wild plant, as a resource of natural antioxidants