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Inventi Rapid - Ethnopharmacology

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    Quarterly published in print and online ‘Inventi Rapid/Impact: Ethnopharmacology’ publishes high quality unpublished as well as high impact pre-published research and reviews catering to the needs of researchers and professionals. The journal covers all the areas under ethnic medicines. It welcomes articles pertaining to empirical knowledge of medicinal substances and their toxic potential as passed-on by oral tradition; scientific study of indigenous medicines; search for pharmacologically unique principles from existing indigenous remedies; formulation, manufacturing and quality control aspects of ethnic medicines.

  • EVALUATION OF NOOTROPIC ACTIVTY OF GMELINA ARBOREA IN EXPERIMENTAL ANIMAL MODELS
    Madiya Darshan Natvarlal*, Sunil B Bothara    Download Full Text

    Cognitive dysfunction is a major health problem in 21st century, one of the most functionally devastating aspects of many neuropsychiatric disorders and neurodegenerative disorders. Gmelina arborea Roxb. belongs to the family Verbinaceae. It is found in part of India, Western Ghats and from foot of North-West Himalaya to Chittagong and throughout Deccan Peninsula. This plant is planted in gardens ...

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  • PROTECTIVE EFFECT OF COMMIPHORA MUKUL ON METHIMAZOLE INDUCED HYPOTHYROIDISM IN RATS
    Sreehari Yajamanam*, T Hemanth Kumar, K N S Varalakshmi    Download Full Text

    Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine disorder resulting from deficiency of thyroid hormone more rarely, from their impaired activity at tissue level. Deficiency of hormone has a wide range of effects, because all metabolically active cells require thyroid hormone. The clinical features of hypothyroidism are dependent on factors like age, disease condition and the rate at which hypothyroidism devel...

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  • IN-VITRO BIOLOGICAL PROFILE OF MANGROVE ASSOCIATED LICHEN, ROCCELLA MONTAGNEI EXTRACTS
    A V S Sastry, Girija Sastry Vedula, Vinay Bharadwaj Tatipamula*    Download Full Text

    Roccella montagnei (family Roccelleceae) a fruticose lichen growing luxuriantly along the coastal regions of India. As the Roccella genus has been shown to be biologically active, we assessed the complete biological profile of mangrove associated lichen, R. montagnei. Initially, the hydroalcoholic extract of manglicolous lichen, R. montagnei was prepared and re-extracted with n-hexane, chloroform,...

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  • ANTIULCER ACTIVITY OF ETHANOLIC ACMELLA OPPOSITIFOLIA EXTRACT
    Sumalatha M K*, Gnanasekaran D    Download Full Text

    To investigate the gastroprotective activity ethanolic extract leaves of Acmella oppositifolia (A. oppositifolia) in different experimental models of gastric ulcer in rats. The ethanolic extract leaves of Acmella oppositifolia were studied at two dose levels (100 and 200 mg/kg, oral) in rats against ethanol induced gastric ulcer and indomethacin indued gastric ulcer. Omeprazole and pantoprazole we...

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  • ANTI-ANXIETY ACTIVITY OF TRADESCANTIA SPATHACEA ASSESSED USING DIFFERENT EXPERIMENTAL ANXIETY MODELS
    D Tirumala*, Junapudi Sunil, M Sangeetha, Ch Hari Prasad Murthy, Pulipaka Shankaraiah    Download Full Text

    The point of present examination was to investigate the anti-anxiety activity of hydroalcoholic extracts of Tradescantia spathacea utilizing different animal models (elevated plus maze, open field test, light and dark test and social interaction test) of anxiety in mice. Diazepam (0.5 mg/kg) was utilized as the standard and measurement of hydroalcoholic extract of T. spathacea (50, 100 and 200 mg/...

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  • PHYTOCHEMISTRY AND PHARMACOLOGY OF OCIMUM SANCTUM (TULSI): A REVIEW
    Taniya Rade*, Hema Kanekar, Anubha Khale    Download Full Text

    Ocimum sanctum (Tulsi) is reported to be effective against common ailments such as cough, cold, asthma, ulcers. It is also reported for use in the treatment for arthritis, heart disorders, sexually transmitted diseases, cancer, eye disorders, Alzheimer’s disease. Each part of Tulsi plant has bioactive constituents which show different pharmacological activities in different extracts. The several...

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