JHMR (2016), Vol. 1, Issue 03

  • On Clinical Development of Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine

    On Clinical Development of Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine Qianqian Lin1* and Shein-Chung Chow2   1Qianqian Lin’ Ling’s Acupuncture,Orlando, Florida 2Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina In recent years, the slowdown of new drug development has resulted in search for alternative medicines such as traditional Chinese herbal medicine (TCM) that can treat critical and/or life-threatening diseases in the medical community and pharmaceutical industry. Although the development of promising traditional Chinese herbal medicine has great potential, it has been challenged regarding…

  • Novel drug delivery systems for herbal drugs

    Novel drug delivery systems for herbal drugs Kiran Sharma*, Jagannath Sahoo   KIET School of Pharmacy, 13 km stone Ghaziabad-meerut road, Ghaziabad. 201206 (U.P.) Novel drug delivery systems(NDDS) for herbal drugs with poor water solubility have been expanding, almost exponentially, over the past six years. The great advancement has been made for the technologies increasing the commercial potential of the herbal formulations by increasing the patient compliance and avoiding repeated administration of the formulation. There are varieties of novel herbal…

  • The Drug Efficacy Indices [Q(VPK)] of certain Ayurvedic Cardiac Formulations

    Computation and Comparison of The Drug Efficacy Indices [Q(VPK)] of certain Ayurvedic Cardiac Formulations Abhilash Mullasseril Mullasseril, Veliyanad POST., Ernakulam DIST., Kerala-682 313. This paper aims to compute and predict the efficacies of certain cardiac formulations based on the traditional Ayurveda philosophy as explained in the basic texts using effective introduction of Artificial Intelligence to this field. Various cardiac formulations not only classical but also proprietary were selected for the studies. The efficacies of these medicines cannot be viewed and…

  • Phytochemical analyses of selected medicinal plants

    Ethnobotanical importance and phytochemical analyses of some selected medicinal plants used in Ado-Ekiti Local Government Area, Ekiti State, Nigeria. *Olanipekun, Mary .K , Adewuyi, Damilare and Adedeji, Damilola. E Department, Plant Science and Biotechnology, Ekiti-State University, Ado-Ekiti. The study investigated the ethnobotanical importance, phytochemical and proximate compositions of some selected medicinal plants such as Enantia chlorantha (Annonaceae), Momordica charantia (Cucurbitaceae), Telfaria occidentalis (Cucurbitaceae) and Morinda lucida (Rubiaceae) in Ado-Ekiti Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Nigeria. The review of the…