Journal of Herbal Medicine Research

  • Trinapanchamoola Kwath in U.T.I During Pregnancy

    Trinapanchamoola Kwath in U.T.I During Pregnancy Dr.shipra Lecturer – Prasuti Tantra & Stri Roga L. B. S. Govt. Ayurvedic College & Hospital Handia, Allahabad, U.p, India Urinary tract infections are the most frequent bacterial infection in women, mainly by E.coli (80-90%)1 and Staphylococcus saprophyticus (5-10%)1,2. Women are more prone to UTI than men because, in female, the urethra is much shorter and closer to anus. The main cause of UTI during pregnancy are (i) higher levels of the hormone progesterone…

  • Medicinal ferns of Eastern Ghats with special reference to Ahobiolam Reserve forest of Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh, India

    Medicinal ferns of Eastern Ghats with special reference to Ahobiolam Reserve forest of Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh, India Shaik Khaleel Basha1 and, Dalazak Niaz Parveen2 1. Associate Professor of Botany, Osmania Degree and PG College, 518001 – Kurnool, India. 2. Assistant Professor of Botany, Osmania College for Women, Kurnool. A.P. India The present investigation was carried out during January 2016 to December 2016 for the documentation of medicinal uses of Pteridophytes by indigenous people of Ahobilam reserve forest of Nallamalais…

  • Treatment of Gangrene in Homeopathy

    Treatment of Gangrene in Homeopathy E. Komali, Ch. Venkataramaiah and W. Rajendra* Division of Molecular Biology, Department of Zoology, Sri Venkateswara University- Tirupati 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….

  • Evaluation of Antibacterial Activity of Shigru Patra Churna

    Evaluation of Antibacterial Activity of Shigru Patra Churna Dr. Abhijeet D. Kumbhar1*, Dr. Vamsikrishna G. K.1, Dr. Surekha Khot2. 1*P. G. Scholar; 1 Professor & HOD; 2Associate Professor; Department of Post Graduate studies in Dravyaguna, Shri Shivayogeeshwar Rural Ayurvedic Medical College & Hospital, Inchal, Tahsil Soundatti, Dist. Belgavi. Background: Shigru (Moringa Oleifera Lam.) is a well known drug in Ayurveda used for its Krimighna activity (ability to kill the pathogens). Acharya Charaka had mentioned Shigru in Krimighna Mahakashaya1. Nighantus had…

  • Alterations in the Glutamate metabolism and Aminotransferases (AAT, ALAT) during PTZ – induced Epilepsy: Protective role of Bacopa monnieri

    Alterations in the Glutamate metabolism and Aminotransferases (AAT, ALAT) during PTZ – induced Epilepsy: Protective role of Bacopa monnieri E. Komali, Ch. Venkataramaiah and W. Rajendra* Division of Molecular Biology, Department of Zoology, Sri Venkateswara University- Tirupati Epilepsy, a common chronic neurological disorder characterized by repeated, spontaneous seizures, also known as seizure disorder. Seizure related neuronal injury has been assumed to be mediated by glutamate, the excitatory amino acid, in the central nervous system that causes a sudden imbalance between…

  • Microwave assisted Subcritical water extraction of Berberine hydrochloride from the roots of Berberis Aristata using Harmony search algorithm

    Microwave assisted Subcritical water extraction of Berberine hydrochloride from the roots of Berberis Aristata using Harmony search algorithm Hemanth Kumar Manikyam1 , C.Ramesh2 , Krishna Mohan Poluri3, Assif Assad4 1. Department of chemistry, North East Frontier Technical University , Arunachal Pradesh, India 2. School of pharmaceutical Management, IIHMR University, Jaipur, Rajasthan India. 3. Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India. 4. Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India. The aim of present study is…

  • Effects of Cinnamon on Blood Glucose Level and Lipid Profile in Syrian Type 2 Diabetes Patients

    Effects of Cinnamon on Blood Glucose Level and Lipid Profile in Syrian Type 2 Diabetes Patients Prof. Dr. Maher ALMOKDAD Department of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Gaziantep University Gaziantep, Turkey. Mail address: Üniversite Bulvarı 27310 Şehitkamil, Gaziantep, Turkey. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the most common metabolic disorders that causes micro- and macro-vascular complication. The aim of this study was to evaluate The effects of cinnamon on fasting blood glucose (FBG), triglyceride (TG), total cholesterol (TC), and low…

  • Intrinsic activity of aqueous leaf extract of Cymbopogon citratus against plasmodium-mediated tropical disease

    Intrinsic activity of aqueous leaf extract of Cymbopogon citratus against plasmodium-mediated tropical disease *Ohadoma SC*1, Nnatuanya IN2, Osuala FN3 1Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Imo State University, PMB 2000, Owerri, Nigeria. 2Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Madonna University, PMB 48, Elele, Rivers State, Nigeria. 3Department of Pharmacognosy, Madonna University, PMB 48, Elele, Rivers State, Nigeria. Objective: To investigate the intrinsic activity (efficacy) of aqueous leaf extract of Cymbopogon (C.) citratus against malaria, a plasmodium-mediated tropical disease. Materials and Methods:…

  • Effects of Myrica esculenta Bark Extracts on Melanin Biosynthesis

    Effects of Myrica esculenta Bark Extracts on Melanin Biosynthesis Kenji Ohguchi1*, Rie Ozaki1 1 Department of Food and Nutrition, Sugiyama Jogakuen University, Aichi, Japan   In this study, we investigated the effect of crude extracts, derived from stem bark of Myrica esculenta on melanin production in mouse B16 melanoma cells. In response to a-melanocyte stimulating hormone (a-MSH), B16 melanoma cells underwent differentiation characterized by increased melanin biosynthesis. Treatment of Myrica esculenta bark extracts significantly blocked a-MSH-induced melanogenesis in a dose-dependent manner….

  • 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…