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Epidemiology of dermatophytosis in and around Tiruchirapalli, Tamilnadu, India
Investigating the occurrence and causative agents (fungus) of dermatophytosis in patients attending Dermatology Section of Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited Hospital and Annal Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu, India found trichophyton rubrum was the predominant pathogen followed by Trichophyten mentagrophytes. Expand
Weeds of Kanyakumari district and their value in rural life
S Jeeva, S Kiruba, BP Mishra, N Venugopal, SSM Dhas, GS Regini, C Kingston, A Kavitha, S Sukumaran, ADS Raj & RC Laloo Ecology Research Laboratory, Department of Botany, School of Life Sciences,Expand
Status of medicinal plants in the disturbed and the undisturbed sacred forests of Meghalaya, northeast India : population structure and regeneration efficacy of some important species
Plants used by indigenous people as traditional medicine were identified from a disturbed (Swer) and undisturbed (Mairang) sacred grove of Meghalaya and Regeneration efficiency of these species was higher in the Swer than the Mairang sacred groves. Expand
Phytochemical studies on Azolla pinnata R. Br., Marsilea minuta L. and Salvinia molesta Mitch
Abstract Objective To evaluate the phytochemical properties of Azolla pinnata R. Br., Marsilea minuta L. and Salvinia molesta Mitch. Methods The dried and powered leaves materials (50 g) wereExpand
Andrographis paniculata: A Review of its Traditional Uses, Phytochemistry and Pharmacology
The plant is widely cultivated and its importance as a medicinal plant is growing up with stronger reports in support of its multifarious therapeutic uses, and can be advocated as a safe, highly important medicinal plant for mankind. Expand
Antioxidant properties of phlorotannins from brown seaweed Cystoseira trinodis (Forsskål) C. Agardh
Abstract The antioxidant potential of the crude extract and different fractions of Cystoseira trinodis collected from Mandapam coast was determined using total antioxidant capacity andExpand
Anti-enteric bacterial activity and phytochemical analysis of the seed kernel extract of Mangifera indica Linnaeus against Shigella dysenteriae (Shiga, corrig.) Castellani and Chalmers.
Each crude extracts and fractions of M. indica have significant antimicrobial activity against the isolated pathogen S. dysenteriae, and the antibacterial activity may be due to the phytochemical constituents of the mango seed kernel. Expand
Antibacterial activity of selected ethnomedicinal plants from South India.
Investigating the antimicrobial potential of three ethnomedicinal plants Chassalia curviflora, C. peltata and E. hirta revealed that they are potentially good source of antibacterial agents and demonstrates the importance of such plants in traditional medicines. Expand
Traditional knowledge and biodiversity conservation in the sacred groves of Meghalaya
The people of Meghalaya believe that the sacred groves (forests) are the abode of deities. It bestows the welfare of people, their cattle & land, and keeps the evil spirits away. Those who do notExpand
Antidiarrhoeal efficacy of Mangifera indica seed kernel on Swiss albino mice.
The traditional claim on the use of M. indica seed kernel for treating diarrhoea in Southern parts of India is shown to be correct. Expand