Cucurbitacins – An insight into medicinal leads from nature
This review is aimed to provide an insight into the chemical nature and medicinal potential of these compounds exploring their proposed mode of action, probable molecular targets and to have an outlook on future directions of their use as medicinal agents.
Solid-Nanoemulsion Preconcentrate for Oral Delivery of Paclitaxel: Formulation Design, Biodistribution, and γ Scintigraphy Imaging
It is suggested that the prepared solid nanoemulsion preconcentrate can be used as an effective oral solid dosage form to improve dissolution and bioavailability of PAC.
Bilosomes nanocarriers for improved oral bioavailability of acyclovir: A complete characterization through in vitro, ex-vivo and in vivo assessment
Chemical composition of essential oil of Cinnamomum tamala Nees et Eberm. leaves
A hydrodistilled oil obtained from the leaves of Cinnamomum tamala Nees et Eberm., grown in India, was analysed by capillary GC and GC–MS. The leaf volatile oil contained 40 constituents, of which a…
Inhibition of α-glucosidase by new prenylated flavonoids from euphorbia hirta L. herb.
Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity of Ficus carica Linn. leaves
- B. Ali, M. Mujeeb, V. Aeri, S. Mir, M. Faiyazuddin, F. Shakeel
- BiologyNatural Product Research
- 1 March 2012
This study validated the traditional claim with pharmacological data that anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity of F. carica leaves could be due to the presence of steroids and flavanoids, respectively, which are reported to be present in the drug.
A study of the chemical composition of black cumin oil and its effect on penetration enhancement from transdermal formulations
A higher content of linoleic acid (and other unsaturated fatty acids) in the oil has been postulated to be responsible for the enhancement of in vitro percutaneous absorption of the model lipophilic drug carvedilol.
Hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic activities of Arabic and Indian origin Salvadora persica root extract on diabetic rats with histopathology of their pancreas.
This study confirmed that Arabic Salvadora persica aqueous extracts at 500 mg/kg dose level possessed significant hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic activities and regenerated pancreatic β-cells in streptozotocin treated diabetic rats.
Influence of chemical and biological treatments on volatile oil composition of Artemisia annua Linn.