Ethnomedical and Veterinary Uses of Tephrosia Vogelii Hook F (Fabaceae): A Review (Global Dispensary) (Tephrosia Vogelii Hook F) (Report)

Ethnomedical and Veterinary Uses of Tephrosia Vogelii Hook F (Fabaceae): A Review (Global Dispensary) (Tephrosia Vogelii Hook F) (Report)

Abstract: All parts of Tephrosia vogelii Hook F are used in tropical Africa for numerous ethno-medical and traditional veterinary practices. The leaf is ichthyotoxic and has been used as an insecticide, rodenticide and anthelminthic. It has also been used as abortifacient and to induce menses. The leaf macerate is purgative and emetic, while the sap […]

Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Related Activities of Certain Botanicals Frequently Used in Ayurveda and Other Indigenous Systems of Medication (Global Dispensary)

Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Related Activities of Certain Botanicals Frequently Used in Ayurveda and Other Indigenous Systems of Medication (Global Dispensary)

Abstract: Crude extracts (in 50% v/v, ethanol) of Wax negundo L. (Verbenaceae), Argemone maxicana L. (Papaveraceae), Cuminum cyminum L. (Apiaceae), Moringa oleifera Lamk (Moringaceae), Solanum virginianum L. (Solanaceae), Datura metal L. (Solanaceae) and Zingiber officinale Rosc. (Zingiberaceae) were screened for antioxidant and anti-inflammatory related activities. The antioxidant potentials were determined by performing reducing ability assay, […]

Effect of Oyster Mushroom on Glycemia, Lipid Profile and Quality of Life in Type 2 Diabetic Patients (Global Dispensary) (Report)

Effect of Oyster Mushroom on Glycemia, Lipid Profile and Quality of Life in Type 2 Diabetic Patients (Global Dispensary) (Report)

Introduction Health is a birth right of every individual and there is increasing evidence that the dietary habits of people are important determinants of health. Proper dietary substances can protect people from chronic diseases such as coronary heart disease, cancer, obesity and diabetes mellitus. Diabetes mellitus is a universal health problem affecting human society at […]

Clinical Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of a Compound Unani Herbal Formulation Sharbat-E-Unsul Murakkab in Sual-E-Muzmin (Chronic Bronchitis) (Global Dispensary) (Clinical Report)

Clinical Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of a Compound Unani Herbal Formulation Sharbat-E-Unsul Murakkab in Sual-E-Muzmin (Chronic Bronchitis) (Global Dispensary) (Clinical Report)

Introduction Chronic bronchitis is a common ailment of respiratory systems manifesting as productive cough and dyspnea due to mucosal irritation caused by smoking, occupational irritants, bacterial and viral infections (Davidson 1971). In winter there is worsening of the patient’s condition which is known as acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis or winter cough (Davidson 1971). It […]

Hepatotoxicity of Teucrium Polium L Tea: Supporting Evidence in Mice Models (Global Dispensary) (Report)

Hepatotoxicity of Teucrium Polium L Tea: Supporting Evidence in Mice Models (Global Dispensary) (Report)

Introduction Teucrium polium L (Ja’adeh in Arabic) is a dwarf shrub plant which grows wild in Mediterranean countries (Oran 1998). In folk medicine the tea preparation of the aerial parts of the plant is used for the treatment of abdominal colic, headache, diabetes and as an astringent (Al-Khalil 1995). In experimental animal models the aqueous […]

Investigation of Lipoidal Matter, Antimicrobial and Diuretic Activities of Leaves and Fruits of Juniperus Phoenicea L Growing in Egypt (Global Dispensary) (Report)

Investigation of Lipoidal Matter, Antimicrobial and Diuretic Activities of Leaves and Fruits of Juniperus Phoenicea L Growing in Egypt (Global Dispensary) (Report)

Introduction The genus Juniperus belongs to family Cupressaceae which is a conifer family with worldwide distribution. It includes 27 to 30 genera with about 130-140 species (Silba 1986, Van Royen 1979). Juniperus phoenicea is the juniper growing in Egypt in Sinai near the Red Sea (Yelleg, Halal and Maghara mountains) in rocky ridges, Mediterranean region, […]

Tinospora Cordifolia: Role in Depression, Cognition and Memory (Global Dispensary)

Tinospora Cordifolia: Role in Depression, Cognition and Memory (Global Dispensary)

Introduction Tinospora cordifolia (Willd) (Miers ex Hook F&Thoms) is also known as Cocculus cordifolius Dec, Menispermum cordifolium Willd, and Tinospora glabra (N Brum) Merr. It is a deciduous, fleshy, robust climber from the family Menispermaceae. It is also commonly known by the name gulvel and throughout the present article will be referred to as Tinospora […]