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A review on therapeutic potential of Nigella sativa: A miracle herb.
A detailed survey of the literature on scientific researches of pharmacognostical characteristics, chemical composition and pharmacological activities of the seeds of this plant is provided. Expand
Essential oils used in aromatherapy: A systemic review
This review explores the information available in the literature regarding therapeutic, medical, cosmetic, psychological, olfactory, massage aromather therapy, safety issues and different plants used in aromatherapy. Expand
Estimation of total phenolic content, in-vitro antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity of flowers of Moringa oleifera.
The results of this study suggest that flowers of M. oleifera possess potent anti-inflammatory activity and are also a good source of natural antioxidants. Expand
Hepatoprotective activity of two plants belonging to the Apiaceae and the Euphorbiaceae family.
The methanolic extracts showed the most significant hepatoprotective activity comparable with standard drug silymarin, and other extracts namely petroleum ether and acetone also exhibited a potent activity. Expand
Formulation, evaluation and comparison of the herbal shampoo with the commercial shampoos ☆
Abstract The study aimed to formulate a pure herbal shampoo and to evaluate and compare its physicochemical properties with the marketed synthetic and herbal shampoos. The herbal shampoo wasExpand
GC-MS analysis, determination of total phenolics, flavonoid content and free radical scavenging activities of various crude extracts of Moringa peregrina (Forssk.) Fiori leaves
ABSTRACT Objective To perform phytochemical screening, estimate total phenolics, flavonoids and to evaluate antioxidant potential of Moringa peregrina (M. peregrina) leaves. Methods The driedExpand
Knowledge and Awareness of breast cancer among university female students in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman- A pilot study
Assessment of the awareness and knowledge about the screening method (Breast self examination), risk factors and symptoms of breast cancer among 157 university female students in Muscat region indicated that female students were well informed and aware about breast cancer in general but their knowledge of breast cancers symptoms was better than the risk factors. Expand
Synthesis and antihepatotoxic activity of some new chalcones containing 1, 4 - dioxane ring system.
It is thought that 1, 4-dioxane ring plays an important role in displaying antihepatotoxic activity, and some chalcones containing 1, 3, and 2-hydroxy-4-methoxy-3',4'-(2"- hydroxy methyl-1", 4"- dioxano) chalcone (9c) exhibited a potent activity in comparison to standard drug silybon-70, and the other compounds also showed moderate activity. Expand
Determination of total phenol, in-vitro antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity of seeds and fruits of Zizyphus spina-christi grown in Oman
ABSTRACT Objective To perform phytochemical screening and to evaluate the in-vitro antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of ethanolic extract of seeds and fruits of Zizyphus spina-christiExpand
Knowledge, attitudes and awareness of community pharmacists towards the use of herbal medicines in muscat region.
Pharmacists in Oman need to be informed on the therapeutic indications, drug interactions, dose, active constituent and precautions of herbal products. Expand