Journal of
Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy

  • Abbreviation: J. Pharmacognosy Phytother.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2502
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 201

Table of Content: August 2013; 5(8)

August 2013

Drying characteristics of Safed Musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum) and its effect on colour and saponin content

An experiment was carried out to adjudge the effect of different drying techniques of post harvest on colour and saponin content of Safed Musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum), a medicinal plant belonging to the family Liliaceae, has been traditionally used as adaptogenic drug. The present study was done on drying of fresh Safed Musli root in different condition like: shade, sun, solar and cabinet dryer. The moisture...

Author(s): Ravi Agrawal, A. Upadhyay and Preeti Sagar Nayak

August 2013

Phytochemical properties and effect of aqueous extract of Jatropha caucus root bark on some bacterial isolates

Phytochemical properties and effect of aqueous extract of Jatropha caucus root bark on some bacteria isolates was investigated. The root bark extract revealed the presence of carbohydrates, alkaloids, flavonoids, saponins, cardiac glycosides and terpenes/steroids. The extract applied in graded concentrations of 200, 400 and 600 mg/ml inhibited the multiplication of Staphylococcus...

Author(s): M. S. Auwal, A. L. Fatima, A. Shuaibu, A. M. Ismaila, A. S. Kyari, A. B. Thaluvwa and A. B. Njobdi

August 2013

Microscopical and physicochemical studies of Indigofera barberi (Fabaceae) stem

The present study mainly focuses on the establishment of pharmacognostical standards ofIndigofera barberi stem. I. barberi is a small diaceous shrub which belongs to the family Fabaceae and is distributed in India. The whole plant is medicinally reported or claimed to cure several diseases in traditional system of medicine folklore in particularl. This study aimed for the pharmacognostic study of the stem has...

Author(s): T. Rajeshwar, T. Yadagiri Rao, K. N. V. Rao and S. Sandhya