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1.  PHYTOCHEMICAL OBSERVATION ON LEAF OF LAGERSTROMIA PARVIFLORA (ROXB) 
Ancient Science of Life  2002;22(2):21-24.
Phytochemical studies of leaf of the plant Lagerstroemia Parviflora Roxb (Lythraceae) reveals the presence of phytosterols, tannins, alkaloids, glycosides and absence of saponin, flavanoid and triterpenoids have been reported in this plant for the first time.
PMCID: PMC3331003  PMID: 22557082
2.  ANTIMICROBIAL ACTION OF THE LEAF EXTRACT OF Lagerstroemia parviflora Roxb 
Ancient Science of Life  2002;21(3):198-201.
The benzene extract of the leaves of Lagerstroemia paviflora Roxb was tested for its Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) against Gram Positive Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus cereus, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Lactobacillus arabinosus and gram negative strains E.Coli, Shigella dysenteriae, shigella sonnei, shigella boydii, Salmonella typhimurium, Proteus mirabilis and Vibrio cholerae. Further the zones of inhibition Produced by the crude extract against four selected bacterial strains were measured and compared with those produced by the standard antibiotic Ciprofloxacin against the same bacterial strains.
PMCID: PMC3331035  PMID: 22557054
3.  REVIEW ON PHYTOCHEMICAL AND MEDICINAL ASPECTS OF JUSSIAEA SUFERUTICOSA LINN 
Ancient Science of Life  2002;21(3):205-207.
The whole plant of Jussiaea suffruticosa Linn. Has been widely used in traditional medicine of India. Important bioactive molecules of the plant extract have been explored with modern phytochemical approaches and reported to consist of betulinic acid, quercetin and β- sitosterol. Furthermore, the experimental data obtained from rational clinical studies indicated that the methanol extract of the whole plant has found to possess potent anti-HIV, anti-diabetic, anti-diarrheal, anti- inflammatory, anti-pyretic, diuretic and psychopharmacological activities in several animal models. This paper reveales the phytochemical and clinical importance of the plant extract.
PMCID: PMC3331036  PMID: 22557056
4.  Pharmacognostical Profile of Roots of Rumex nepalensis spreng 
Ancient Science of Life  2001;20(4):93-96.
The roots of Rumex nepalensis spreng (Family-Polygonaceae) were studied to fix the parameters for Pharmcognostical standards. The present investigation deals with the macrocopical characters of root as well as studies on some physical constants, behavior of powdered root on treatment with different chemical reagents and fluorescence characteristics on exposure to ultra –violet light. These studies would be of great help for proper identification of the root of the plant.
PMCID: PMC3336407  PMID: 22557020
5.  Studies on some Pharmacognostical profiles of Leucas lavandulaefolia Rees. (Family Labiatae) 
Ancient Science of Life  2000;19(3-4):96-101.
The macroscopic characters of L. lavandulaefolia, physical constant values, behaviour on treatment with different chemical reagents, fluorescence characteristics after treatment with different chemical reagents of the powder of L. Lavandulaefolia were studied to fix some pharmacognostical parameters. Preliminary phytochemical studies and TLC characterization of different extractives has also been performed. These studies will help in future for identifying the plant for further research.
PMCID: PMC3336433  PMID: 22556927
L. Iavandulaefolia; Pharmacognostical studies; Phytochemical study
6.  Studies on some Pharmacognostic profiles of Cassia tora Linn. Leaves 
Ancient Science of Life  2000;19(3-4):113-117.
The macroscopic character of the leaves, physical constant values, extractive values, behavior on treatment with different chemical reagents. Fluorescence characters under ultraviolet light after treatment wit different chemical reagents of the powdered leaves of Cassia tora Linn. (Family: Leguminosae) were studied to characterize some pharmacognostical parameters. Preliminary phytochemical study on different tracts of the leaves were also performed.
PMCID: PMC3336436  PMID: 22556931
7.  PHARMACOGNOSTICAL PROFILE OF RHIZOME OF NELUMBO NUCIFERA GAERTN 
Ancient Science of Life  1998;17(4):273-279.
The rhizome of Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn (fam. Nymphaeaceae) was studied to fix the parameters for pharmacognostical standards. The present investigation deals with the macro and microscopically characters of rhizome along with studies on some physical constants, behavior of powdered rhizomes on treatment with different chemical reagents and florescence characteristics on exposure to U.V light, which would help in identification of the drug.
PMCID: PMC3331124  PMID: 22556855
8.  PHYSICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF THE TINCTURES OF FICUS RACEMOSA L. 
Ancient Science of Life  1997;16(3):196-199.
Tinctures of Ficus racemosa Linn leaves were prepared by maceration process. 70% alcohol of 21 days maceration showed maximum total solid 2.07% deep greenish brown colour and of 7.1 pH.
PMCID: PMC3331159  PMID: 22556792
9.  ANTI-CHOLESTEROLAEMIC ACTIVITY OF A FRACTION OF AZADIRACHTA INDICA LEAF EXTRACT ON RATS 
Ancient Science of Life  1995;14(3):150-153.
A fraction of leaf extract isolated from leaves of Azadirachta indica (Meliaceae) was tested for lowering of blood cholesterol level in rats. The extract at a dose of 200 mg/kg i.p. significantly lowered the blood cholesterol level in test animals.
PMCID: PMC3331234  PMID: 22556692
10.  ANTIMICROBIAL ACTION OF THE LEAF EXTRACT OF MORINGA OLEIFERA LAM. 
Ancient Science of Life  1995;14(3):197-199.
The ethnolic extract of the leaves of Moringa oleifera Lam. (Fam. Moringaceae) was tested for antimicrobial activities against Gram Positive – Bacillus cereus, Bacillus subtilis Staphylococcus aureus, Sarcina lutea: Gram negative – Escherichia coli and Acid fast Mycobacterium phlei. Significant antimicrobial activity of the extract was found in this study.
PMCID: PMC3331240  PMID: 22556699
11.  PROTECTIVE EFFECT OF FRACTION OF AZADIRACHTA INDICA LEAF EXTRACT ON CARBON TETRACHLORIDE INDUCED HEPATOTOXICITY 
Ancient Science of Life  1994;14(1-2):71-76.
The hepatoprotective activity of a fraction of the leaf extract of A.indica against carbon tetrachloride : liquid paraffin (1:1) induced liver damage in rats at doses of 100 mg/kg and 200 mg/kg was evaluated. A significant dose dependent hepatoprotective activity was evidenced by lowering of the elevated levels of glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase (GOT), glutamate pyruvate transaminase (GPT), acid phosphatase (ACP) and alkaline phosphatase (ALP) in the serum of CCl4 : liquid paraffin (1:1) treated rats.
PMCID: PMC3336499  PMID: 22556679

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