Journal of
Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy

  • Abbreviation: J. Pharmacognosy Phytother.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2502
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 224

Table of Content: January 2012; 4(1)

January 2012

Phytopharmacological aspects of Salacia chinensis

Salacia chinensis Linn. (Family Celastraceae) commonly known as Saptrangi and commonly used herb in Ayurvedic medicine. The present review is an attempt to compile information on pharmacological and phytochemical aspects of S. chinensis Linn. Its roots have biologically active compounds, such as triterpenes, phenolic compounds, glycosides and coloring agents which show various medicinal...

Author(s): U. A. Deokate and S. S. Khadabadi

January 2012

A convenient new analysis of dihydroxyacetone and methylglyoxal applied to Australian Leptospermum honeys

New Zealand mānuka (Leptospermum scoparium) honey is known to exhibit non-peroxide antibacterial activity caused by the active ingredient methylglyoxal which arises by chemical conversion of dihydroxyacetone during honey maturation. This study determines whether methylglyoxal and dihydroxyacetone are present in Australian Leptospermumhoneys. This research developed a rapid and sensitive high-performance...

Author(s): Sarah Windsor, Matthew Pappalardo, Peter Brooks, Simon Williams and Merilyn Manley-Harris