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Role of Medicinal Plants in the Treatment of Epilepsy

P. Mangamma, Saritha Chandra*, Mamuduru Penchala Vijaykumar, Dr. P. Venkatesh Jagan’s College of Pharmacy, Jangalakandriga, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India A B S T R A C T Epilepsy may be defined as a neuropsychological disorder, which occurs due to over discharge of neurotransmitter substance. Epilepsy differs from seizure; a seizure is the paroxysmal events due to abnormal excessive hyper synchronous ... Read More »

Effectiveness of the Combination of Cryptolepis sanguinolenta and Clausena anisata in Uncomplicated Malaria

Kwesi Prah Thomford1*, Dominic Adotey Edoh1, Ama Kyeraa Thomford2, Mavis Boakye-Yiadom1, Anastasia Yirenkyi1, Kingsley Attuah1, Alfred Ampomah Appiah1 1Centre for Plant Medicine Research, P.O.Box 73, Mampong-Akwapim, Ghana 2Department of Biomedical and Forensic Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Ghana Abstract Drug resistance is the single most important factor that continues to drive the search for new antimalarials. In this study, a ... Read More »

Awesome Insulin Plant (Costus igneus): An Ecstasy of Natural Remedy for Diabetes Mellitus

ABOUT AUTHOR Urmila Choudhary*1, ND Soni1, Rajnee1, Raaz K Maheshwari2  1Department of Physiology, SN. Medical College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. 2Department of Chemistry, SBRM Govt. PG College, Rajasthan, India Abstract Insulin plant (Cogtus Igneus) is a medicinal plant and capable of  having Magic Cure for Diabetes. Leaf of this herbal plant helps to build up insulin by strengthening β-cells of pancreas ... Read More »

Chemical Investigation and Antibacterial Activity of the Leaves of Peperomia pellucida L. HBK (Piperaceae)

Author Details Okenwa Uchenna Igwe* and Nkoli Mary-Ann Mgbemena Department of Chemistry, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, P.M.B. 7267 Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria  Abstract The chemical components of the ethanolic extract of the leaves of Peperomia pellucida was characterized using Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) technique and fifteen compounds were identified which include bicyclo[7.2.0]undec-4-ene, 4,11,11-trimethyl-8-methylene(2.27%), 10,12-octadecadiynoic acid(2.81%), 3,7,11,11-tetramethylbicyclo [8.1.0] undeca-2,6-diene (5.45%),2,6-bis ... Read More »

Investigation of Bioactive Phytochemical Compounds from the Chloroform Extract of the Leaves of Phyllanthus amarus by GC-MS Technique

About author Okenwa Uchenna Igwe* and Felicia Uchechukwu Okwunodulu Department of Chemistry, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike,  P.M.B. 7267 Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. Abstract The chloroform extract of the leaves of Phyllanthus amarus yielded dark oily substance (5.68 g). The extract was subjected to GC-MS analysis. Ten phytochemicals were identified with 9,12,15-octadecatrienoic acid(57.05%) constituting the bulk of the oil ... Read More »

Chromatographic and Spectrometric Characterization of Bioactive Compounds from the Leaves of Hyptis lanceolata Poir

About author Okenwa Uchenna Igwe* Department of Chemistry, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike,  P.M.B. 7267 Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. Abstract The ethanolic extract of the leaves of Hyptis lanceolata was subjected to GC-MS analysis. Eight phytochemicals were identified which include imidodicarbonimidic diamide,N,N-dimethyl(5.37%), tetradecanoic acid(3.99%), 3-eicosyne(4.48%), hexadecanoic acid methyl ester(3.44%), hexadecanoic acid ethyl ester(21.87%), 2-hexadecen-1-ol,3,7,11,15-tetramethyl(12.66%), 9,12,15-octadecatrienoic acid, ethyl ester(32.94%) and ... Read More »

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