Traditional and Complementary Medicine

  • In Vivo effects of dosage of leaf, bark and root extracts of V. paradoxa on diarhoea-induced albino rats

    In Vivo effects of dosage of leaf, bark and root extracts of V. paradoxa on diarhoea-induced albino rats M. B. FBALANA 1*, M. O. BANKOLE2 and A. M. OMEMU3 1*Department of Biological Sciences, AL- Hikmah University Ilorin, P.M.B 1601, Nigeria. 2Department of Microbiology, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), P.M.B 2240, Nigeria.3Department of Food Service and Tourism, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), P.M.B 2240, Nigeria. In vivo study of different dosages (50mg/kg and 100mg/kg) of various solvent extracts (water,…

  • Design and Development of Cuminum cyminum L. Seed Extract Microemulsion for Anaemia

    Design and Development of Cuminum cyminum L. Seed Extract Microemulsion for Anaemia D. A. Chougule*1, D. T. Gaikwad2, R. J. Jarag3 *1, 2Departments of Pharmaceutics, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur-416013, Maharashtra, India; 3Department of Pharmacology, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur-416013, Maharashtra, India The aim of study was to develop and evaluate microemulsion for permeation enhancement of Cumin in treatment of anaemia. Successful attempt was made to carry out formulation of Cumin loaded microemulsion. Oleic acid selected as oil…

  • Therapeutic Communication Process in Traditional Medicine Broken Bone Massage: a Case Study in Citapen, West Java, Indonesia

    Therapeutic Communication Process in Traditional Medicine “Broken Bone Massage”: a Case Study in Citapen, West Java, Indonesia Diah Fatma Sjoraida, Edwin Rizal, Evi Novianti, Rully Khairul Anwar,Merryam Agustine Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia Traditional medicine in Indonesia, especially broken bone massage, is usually done by experienced personnel or therapist whose got skills from their family or derived down from generation to generation since Dutch Colonial era. This study aims to find out about therapeutic communication process in traditional medicine, in this case,…

  • Petiveria alliacea L. in Chronic noncommunicable diseases

    Petiveria alliacea L. in Chronic noncommunicable diseases Soares, C. L. R. 1,2; Neto, P. P. M 2; Silva, M. R. P. 3; Lucena, C. C. O. 4; Pereira, P. S. 5; Silva, T. G. 6 1Estudante Graduação em Ciências Biológicas da Universidade Federal da Paraíba- UFPB; 2Estudante de Pós Graduação em Ciências Biológicas da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco- UFPE. 3Estudante de Graduação do Curso de Ciências Biológicas da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco- UFPE; 4Estudante de Pós Graduação em Ciências Farmacêuticas…

  • The use of acupuncture as a complementary procedure in the rehabilitation of phonoaudiological complaints

    The use of acupuncture as a complementary procedure in the rehabilitation of phonoaudiological complaints Santos L.M.S.¹; Pereira M.E.M.² ¹Pós-Graduanda em Naturologia – Estratego; ²Docente/Mestre em Educação para o Ensino na Área de Saúde do Centro Universitário de João Pessoa/UNIPE Introduction: Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese practice currently recognized by the Federal Speech and Hearing Therapy Council through Resolution No. 272/2001. It can be applied as a complement to speech therapy therapies, since it contributes to an overall improvement of the…

  • Treatment of Gangrene in Homeopathy

    Treatment of Gangrene in Homeopathy Balaji Deekshitulu P V Alternative Medicine (Homeopathy) Physician and Psychologist, Sri Balaji Homeopathy Clinic, Tirupati, A.P, India. The review article focus on Gangrene and its associated amputations are clinically challenging, but Homoeopathy offers therapy options. In this case are presented, in which the homoeopathic treatment prevented amputation of a body part. Homoeopathy stimulates the body’s ability to heal through its immune mechanisms; consequently, it achieves wound healing and establishes circulation to the gangrenous part. Instead…

  • Bio-enhancement effect of Bos primigenius indicus urine isolates on Curcumin anticancer activity using different human cell line models of A549, Hep-G2, MCF-7, Jurkat and K562

    Bio-enhancement effect of Bos primigenius indicus urine isolates on Curcumin anticancer activity using different human cell line models of A549, Hep-G2, MCF-7, Jurkat and K562k Hemanth Kumar Manikyam1, C.Ramesh2, Krishna Mohan Poluri3, Haranath Reddy KASIREDDY4, Charitha Devi Mekala5 1. Department of chemistry, North East Frontier Technical University, Arunachal Pradesh, India; 2. School of pharmaceutical Management, IIHMR University, Jaipur, and Rajasthan India; 3. Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India; 4. Sri Venkateswara Gosamrakshana Shala, Tirumala Tirupati Devastanams,…

  • Antibacterial, antifungal and wound healing potentials of extract and fractions of Nauclea diderrichii root bark

    Antibacterial, antifungal and wound healing potentials of extract and fractions of Nauclea diderrichii root bark Theophine Chinwuba Akunne1*, Bonaventure C. Obi1, Paul A. Akpa2, Sunday O. Udegbunam3, Adaobi J. Anaenugwu1 1Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria 2Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria 3Department of Veterinary Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria This study…

  • Ethnomedicinal uses of indigenous plant species in Mogalakwena Municipality of Waterberg District, Limpopo Province South Africa

    Ethnomedicinal uses of indigenous plant species in Mogalakwena Municipality of Waterberg District, Limpopo Province South Africa L.P. Maema*, S.M. Mahlo and M.J. Potgieter Department of Biodiversity, School of Molecular and Life Sciences, University of Limpopo, Private Bag X1106, Sovenga 0727, South Africa. Various indigenous cultures in the Limpopo Province of South Africa are transitioning from a traditional lifestyle to a westernised one. This leads to a loss of cultural identity and knowledge. Consequently, an ethnobotanical survey was conducted to investigate…

  • Vegetational Analysis Of Medicinal Plants Of Bharatpur Block, Dist-koria (Chhattisgarh) India

    Vegetational Analysis Of Medicinal Plants Of Bharatpur Block, Dist-koria (Chhattisgarh) India Mantosh Kumar Sinha K.R. Technical College, Sarguja University, Ambikapur (Chhattisgarh) India The State of Chhattisgarh has about 44% of its geographical Area Covered with forests. The Koria district in Chhattisgarh lies between 22058’ to 23049’ North latitudes and 810 33’ to 82045’ East longitude. The average rainfall is 121.36 cm. The forest area is 81.23% of Total dist. area. The annual mean temperature is 240C. The temperature varies between…