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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    Quarterly published in print and online ‘Inventi Rapid/Impact: Ethnopharmacology’ publishes high quality unpublished as well as high impact pre-published research and reviews catering to the needs of researchers and professionals.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.

  • PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING, HEPATOPROTECTIVE ACTIVITY OF PSYDRAX DICOCCOS AGAINST CCL4 INDUCED HEPATIC DAMAGE IN RATS
    Pabba Parameshwar*, Yellu Narsimha Reddy    Download Full Text

    Aim of this research was to evaluate the hepatoprotective potential of different fractions P. dicoccos (Rubiaceae) in wistar rats against CCl4 intoxicated liver damage. Rats were acclimatized for 7 days, after those rats were divided into six groups, each group consisting of six animals. Group I: Served as a control. Group II: Treated with vehicle daily for 15 days followed by CCl4 on the 2nd and ...

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  • EVALUATION OF IN-VITRO ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF STEM BARK EXTRACTS OF VENTILAGO MADERSPATANA GAERTN.
    Upendra B Gandagule, B Duraiswamy, Mayur R Bhurat, Sanjay A Nagdev*, Mrinal Sharma, Sourabh Kosey    Download Full Text

    In-vitro antioxidant studies were carried out by using standard methods on stem bark extracts of Ventilago maderspatana Gaertn. belonging to family Rhamnaceae. It is an important and well known plant in the Indian system of medicine. Stem bark samples of Ventilago maderspatana Gaertn. were subjected to maceration by using distilled water and ethanol. Aqueous and ethanolic extract were prepared fro...

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  • PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIVITY OF THE MEDICINAL PLANT EMILIA SONCHIFOLIA-REVIEW
    John Thomas*, Elizabath Elias, Vrinda P Dileep, Goutham Krishnan J    Download Full Text

    Emilia sonchifolia commonly known as “lilac tassel flower” or “cupid’s shaving brush” belong to the family Asteraceae. It is an excellent appetizing medicinal plant. It is one of the significant ingredients in conventional vegetable salads in various countries around the world. Emilia sonchifolia is used in traditional medicine and as a curative for various ailments such as sore throat, ...

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  • ZIZIPHUS XYLOPYRUS (RETZ) WILLD. A PLANT WITH PLETHORIC PROPERTIES
    Sanjay A Nagdev*, Mayur R Bhurat, Upendra B Gandagule, Mrinal Sharma, Sourabh Kosey, Gaurav Mude    Download Full Text

    Presently demand of herbal medicines is increasing globally and herbal medicines are being used traditionally as well as in modern system for the treatment of various ailments and diseases. A number of plants are under research for their potential benefits and applications and Ziziphus xylopyrus (Retz.) Willd. is one of them having variety of uses and applications. This review is an attempt to com...

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  • A CURRENT UPDATE ON PROMISING ANTIDIABETIC HERBAL PLANTS USED IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINES
    Varsha Johariya*, Sapna Malviya, Anil Kharia, Sangeeta Dwivedi, Ankur Joshi, Ashok Koshta    Download Full Text

    Diabetes mellitus is one of the major worldwide health problem counted a significant proportion of both developed and developing countries. This present study was based on herbal medicinal plants used as antidiabetic drugs. Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a set of metabolic diseases characterized by hyperglycemia as consequence of defects resulting in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both. Traditio...

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  • ANTIDEPRESSANT ACTIVITY OF SOLANUM VIOLACEUM IN EXPERIMENTAL MICE
    Mamatha B S, Palaksha M N*, Senthilkumar G P, Tamizhmani T    Download Full Text

    The aim of the present study was designed to evaluate the antidepressant activities of Solanum violaceum using different animal models. Antidepressant activity was tested using various methods like locomotor activity, forced swim test and tail suspension test method. Pharmacological studies have been conducted to the ethanol extracts of Solanum violaceum leaves to evaluate their effects on the cen...

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