Zulfiqar Ali Bhat

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AIM S. tibetica Vatke is a herb distributed in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world, including Tibet, China, and India. In India it is found in the cold desert regions of Kargil, Ladakh Valley, and in the mountains of Himachal Pradesh. The traditional practitioners in the Kargil and Ladakh use the natural medicine Stachys tibetica for the(More)
This study analyzed the antidiabetic properties of an ethanol extract of the stem bark of Psidium guajava, an indigenous medicinal plant used to control diabetes in Indian System of Medicine. The anti-hyperglycaemic activity of this plant on blood glucose levels of normal, normal glucose loaded (OGTT) and alloxan-induced hyperglycaemic rats was evaluated.(More)
Animal models can be used to contribute to understanding the information about molecular mechanisms involved in anxiety and for screening and developing new medications for their treatment that would be impossible in humans. The human studies have established the genetic basis of anxiety and animal studies have been used to attempt to further clarify its(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate anti-inflammatory potential of leaf extract of Skimmia anquetilia by in-vitro and in-vivo anti-inflammatory models. METHODS Acute toxicity study was carried out to determine the toxicity level of different extract using acute toxic class method as described in Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development Guidelines No.423.(More)
Effect of feeding orally the aqueous extract of beans of Cyamopsis tetragonoloba was investigated on fasting blood glucose levels in glucose loaded, normal and alloxan-induced diabetic rats and compared with gliclazide, a reference drug. The aqueous extract of beans at 250 mg/kg body wt significantly lowered blood glucose levels in alloxan-induced diabetic(More)
UNLABELLED TRADITIONAL RELEVANCE: Angelica archangelica Linn. (Apiaceae) is an herb distributed in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Both in Chinese and Indian system of medicine, it is used for nervous disorders including anxiety, anorexia, migraine and other cerebral diseases. AIM OF STUDY To evaluate the anxiolytic potential of non polar(More)
Some of the medicinal plants valued in Ayurvedic Rasayana for their therapeutic potential have been scientifically investigated with promising results. A number of plant-based principles have been isolated with potential immunomodulatory activity that can explain and justify their use in traditional medicine in the past and can form the basis for further(More)
An aqueous and alcoholic extract of the roots of Aralia cachemirica (Araliaceae) were evaluated for hypoglycemic activity in normal fasted and glucose induced hyperglycemic rats. The aqueous and alcoholic extracts at a dose of 250 mg/kg showed statistically significant (p < 0.01) hypoglycemic activity in glucose loaded animals however no effect was observed(More)