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Phytochemical screening and anti-inflammatory evaluation of methanolic and aqueous extracts of Euphorbia heterophylla Linn (Euphorbiaceae)
The results of the study showed the justification of the use of the plant in the treatment of inflammatory disease conditions, and the active chemical constituents when isolated will be added to the present anti-inflammatory agents.
Isolation and characterization of 3-carbomethoxypyridine from the leaves of Pyrenacantha staudtii Hutch and Dalz (Icacinaceae).
The chemical isolation and characterization of 3-carbomethoxypyridine from one of the active fractions of the methanolic extract of Pyrenacantha staudtii leaves is reported for the first time.
Phytochemical components of Hunteria umbellata (K. Schum) and its effect on isolated non-pregnant rat uterus in oestrus.
It is revealed that Hunteria umbellata has oxytocic effect thus justifying the use by the traditional birth attendants and validating scientifically the ethno - medicinal usage.
Evaluation of the anti-edematogenic activity of the aqueous extract of Leea guineensis
Using the carrageenan-induced paw oedema, there was a significant reduction in edema and the phytochemical studies revealed a dose dependent anti-edematogenic activity.
A Novel Anticancer Diterpenoid from Jatropha Gossypifolia
Jatropha gossypifolia root bark is used in ethnomedicine for bacterial infections and cancer of the lungs and a novel lathyrane diterpenoid compound, abiodone, with an unusual methylene group is isolation and characterization.
Phytochemical analysis and laxative activity of the leaf extracts of Euphorbia heterophylla linn (Euphorbiaceae)
A hot aqueous decoction of the leaves of Euphorbia heterophylla Linn (Euphorbiaceae) 1.24 kg gave on cooling and defatting with dichloromethane, an aqueous solution which on successively extracting
GC-MS Analysis of Insecticidal Leaf Essential Oil of Pyrenacantha Staudtii Hutch and Dalz (Icacinaceae)
The chemical composition and insecticidal activity of the essential oil of the plant leaf was established and possible mechanism of action may lead to the development of a potential insecticidal product.
Physicochemical, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory evaluation of fixed oil from Boa constrictor.
A potent anti-inflammatory and a significant antimicrobial activity of the fat from Boa constrictor against S. aureus and S. pyrogenes organisms is revealed, justifying the traditional usage of this crude fat and oil.