Traditional and Complementary Medicine

  • 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

    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 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…

  • Ethnomedicinal uses of exotic plant species in Mogalakwena Municipality

    Ethnomedicinal uses of exotic plant species in Mogalakwena Municipality of Waterberg District, Limpopo Province South Africa L.P. Maema*, M.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. Traditional medicine still constitutes a large part of the primary health care sector in South Africa. However, limited information exists about the ethnomedicinal uses of exotic plant species. Thus an ethnobotanical survey was conducted to investigate its use…

  • Diabetes and arterial hypertension resorts of treatments

    Diabetes and arterial hypertension resorts of treatments and plants used for their treatments in three phytogeographic areas of Cameroon Tsabang Nole*1, Tsambang Djeufack Wilfried Lionel2, Ndikum Valentine Nchafor3, Tsambang Fokou Stheve Cedrix4 and Donfack Delphine5  1- Institute of Medical Researches and Studies of Medicinal Plants-Yaounde, Cameroon. 2- High Institute of Medical Technology, Yaounde, Cameroon. 3- University of Yaounde 1, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Yaounde, Cameroun 4- Fine arts Institute, Foumban, Department of Architecture, University of Dschang, Cameroon 5-…

  • Biogenic synthesis of Adhatoda vasica L. Nees mediated silver nanoparticles

    Biogenic synthesis of Adhatoda vasica L. Nees  mediated silver nanoparticles and their antibacterial, anticancer activity on Hep-G2 cell lines  Arumugam Sengottaiyan 1,*†, Chinnappan Sudhakar 1†, Kandasamy Selvam 2*, Thangaswamy Selvankumar 1, Muthusamy Govarthanan 1,3, Balakrishnan Senthikumar 2 and Koildhasan Manoharan 4 1 PG & Research Department of Biotechnology, Mahendra Arts and Science College (Autonomous), Kalippatti, Namakkal 637501, Tamil Nadu, India. 2 Centre for Biotechnology, Muthayammal College of Arts and Science, Rasipuram, Namakkal 637 408, Tamil Nadu, India 3 Division of Biotechnology, Advanced Institute of…

  • Shilajatu for improvement in quality of life in patients of diabetes mellitus

    EVALUATION OF SHILAJATU FOR IMPROVEMENT IN QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS OF DIABETES MELLITUS Neha Lamba Ayurvedic Medical Officer, ESI Hospital, Jalandhar, Punjab As per WHO, in South-east Asia region alone 96 million people are estimated to be suffering from diabetes. Due to sedentary lifestyle and stress full nature of work, associated risk factors such as being overweight or obese, the number of diabetic patients is increasing. Diabetes is an important cause of blindness, kidney failure, lower limb amputation and…

  • Review on Sharngadhara Samhita

    Review on Sharngadhara Samhita Dr. Remya. A*, Dr. Divya Ravindran*, Dr. Aparna Sharma*, Dr. Anju Revi Kumar*, Dr. Abhaya kumar Mishra. M.D(Ayu), Ph.D**. *PG Scholars &**Associate Professor, Department of Rasashastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana, Amrita School of Ayurveda, Kollam, Kerala. Bhaishajya kalpana is a very well developed sub-discipline of Ayurveda entirely devoted to drug formulations. Sharangadhara Samhitha is an epitome of Ayurvedic literature of medieval India. Since the drug manufacturing part is elaborately dealt in this, it is considered as an authentic…

  • Bharat with its medicine

    Bharat with its medicine SHIVANI SANJEEV GAVANDE. *Kayachikitsa department at Dr.J.J.Magdum Ayurved Medical College,Jaysingpur_Kolhapur,Maharashtra.416510 Bharat ,now known as India, by the world, is full of knowledge with advances since thousands of years. The nation has its own culture and healthy socio-economic life style since ancient time..This review article is concerned with its medical facilities that were available since ancient time in this continent. Ayurved is special boon to all the world by Bharat.Ayurved is not only the system of medicine but…