A series of newer 3-(4'-methoxyphenyl)-5-substituted phenylisoxazoles derivatives have been synthesized by reacting hydroxylamine hydrochloride with chalcone. The chalcones were formed by reacting different aromatic aldehydes with 4-methoxyacetophenone in presence of aqueos KOH. The acute toxicity study was carried on all the synthesized compounds and they were screened for their anti-inflammatory activity by carrageenan induced paw edema method. Anti-inflammatory studies showed statistically significant activity when compared to control indomethacin. The two most potent compounds giving good anti-inflammatory activity were further evaluated for their anti-ulcer activity. The compounds were subjected to docking and quantitative structure activity relationships (QSAR) studies.
Ayurvedic formulations of medicinal plants to combat human diseases are an attractive alternative to the synthetic drugs that have several limitations. Demand for medicinal plants all over the globe has increased due to growing recognition of natural products having no side effects and being easily available at affordable prices to the poor. Himalaya being one of the 34 biodiversity hot spots of the world is exceptionally rich in medicinal flora. Pir Panjal range of Kashmir Himalaya is notable for the presence of the nomadic tribes inhabiting upper reaches of the region and using many native plants for curing different diseases. This book approaches to highlight the need for research efforts that are needed for exploration, exploitation, documentation and conservation of the medicinal flora of Himalaya.
Medicinal plants are important in health and economic component of the floras in developed as well as developing countries. Increasing world-wide interest in herbal remedies, expanding reliance of local health care on traditional remedies, and a renewed interest in the development of pharmaceuticals from plant source have greatly increased trade in medicinal plant materials.The book is an inventory of the quality assurance of the selected Sudanese medicinal plants. It contains an introduction to medicinal plants importance as therapeutic source, economic value of phytomedicine, and medicinal plants local trade structure in Sudan. The book reveals the definition of quality assurance of the herbal medicinal plants products, and the quality standards of herbal products. It includes the material, methods and equipments used in the work. Both consumers and health-care professionals need up-to-date authoritative information on the safety and efficacy of medicinal plants. Academics and Pharmaceutical Companies have to devote themselves to research in medicinal plants quality assurance.
A fascinating look into the history of plants in medicine, it also details the range of chemicals produced by medicinal plants and explores the prospects for future discoveries. Foreword by Mark J.Plotkin. With 30 b/w photos and 45 b/w drawings. This is a black-and-white edition.
This book, originally a research carried out in 2008, illustrates the different dimensions of medicinal and aromatic plants regarding the problems and prospects for their cultivation and marketing. Since cultivators are yet in haze which particular species might be apposite for soil, society and for economic viewpoint? It is interesting of this book to know that Chamomile, Sarpagandha, Tulsi and Asparagus wild had the top priority in tropical regions/districts in Nepal, even if there are varieties of constraints for cultivators. However, People have positive attitude towards the cultivation and development of allied enterprises, utilizing the fallow lands that increase productivity of soils and national revenue resulting in the contribution of the poverty reduction of the country. This book will be useful reference for professionals interested in the promotion of medicinal and aromatic plants.
Skript aus dem Jahr 2014 im Fachbereich Informatik - Software, , Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: In recent times focus on plant research has increased all over the world and a large body of evidence has been accumulated to highlight the immense potential of medicinal plants used in various traditional system of medicine. AyurMedBase is a medicinal plant database providing information and treatment of diseases. The database provides 147 plants information and their uses. The common name, scientific name and other details with ayurvedic uses have been presented. This database is highly useful to people in the treatment and cure of diseases naturally from plants of Andhra Pradesh.