IJTCM (2016), Vol. 1, Issue 02

  • Phytochemical Screening and Antimicrobial Activity of Tamarindus indica

    Phytochemical Screening and Antimicrobial Activity of Tamarindus indica Ushie O.A*, Egwaikhide, P.A and Longbab B.D *Department of Chemical Science, Federal University, Wukari Nigeria The method of cold maceration was used in the extraction by serial exhaustive extraction method which involves successive extraction with solvents of increasing polarity from a non polar (hexane) to a more polar solvent (methanol) to ensure that a wide polarity range of compound could be extracted. The phytochemical screening of crude yields of the chemical constituents…

  • Herbal, Drug and Food Interaction

    Homeopathy and Mental Health Dr. Alok Kumar Shukla* & Dr. Papiya Bigoniya *Department of Phytochemistry and Pharmacognosy, Radharaman College of Pharmacy, Radharaman Group of Institutions, Bhadbhada Road, Ratibad, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, INDIA. All medicines were derived from natural materials in the ancient time (1).  Most of those early medicines are described under the broad heading “herbs,” although that term may prove misleading.  Even though people often think of herbs as plants or plant-derived materials, several commonly used items were obtained from animals…

  • Homeopathy and Mental Health

    Homeopathy and Mental Health Dr Balaji Deekshitulu P V Psychologist & Alternative Medicine (Homeopathy) Practitioner, Sri Balaji Clinic, Tirupati, A.P, India. In this review article the author argues that complete presentation of Stress full life is neither Possible to overcome safe Mudra therapy on different simple steps. This therapy are increasing in Physical and mental health, stress is an important stimulus of human growth and creativity as well an inevitable part of life Keywords: Mental illness like stress, anxiety, depression…

  • Dusparsakadi Kwatha an Ayurvedic Classical Medicine for Hemorrhoids

    COMPUTATIONAL STUDIES OF DUSPARSAKADI KWATHA AN AYURVEDIC CLASSICAL MEDICINE FOR HEMORRHOIDS Abhilash Mullasseril Mullasseril, Veliyanad POST., Ernakulam DIST., Kerala-682 313. INDIA There are many methods to theoretically compute the efficacies of modern medicaments. These methodologies are not suitable for computing the efficacies of formulations used in Alternative Systems of Medicines especially to Ayurvedic formulations. In this paper a computational method developed earlier for computing the Drug Efficacy Indices of Ayurvedic formulations was applied to Dusparsakadi Kwatha a formulation for treating…

  • Antimicrobial activity of crude leaf extracts against Enterococcus faecalis

    Antimicrobial activity of crude leaf extracts from medicinal plants against Enterococcus faecalis Rachuonyo HO1* Gatheri GW2 Nyamache AK1 1Department of Microbiology, Kenyatta University 2Department of Plant sciences, Kenyatta University Review method: Single-blind; Peer reviewer comments: 1. Enterococcus faecalis is a Gram negative, commensal enteric bacterial pathogen usually located in the intestinal tracts of either animals or human beings. The pathogenic members of enteric bacteria’s are usually associated to infections that are characterized by enteric fevers, abdominal pain, and diarrhoea and vomiting. This study aimed…