This book highlights the importance of traditional medicines, focuses on the standardization of herbal medicine and evaluates opportunities for advancing drug research. It addresses issues in utilization of medicinal plants and shares the importance of herbs in neutraceutics. It provides most competitive techniques being used in research.
Table of Contents
1 Cabbage: A store house of nutraceuticals
Vandna Pandey, Abhishekh Chura and H.K. Pandey
2 Phytonutrients: A relevance to human helath
Kumar, R, Sulaxana Kumari Chauhan, Vijayalakshmi, S and S.Nadanasabapathi
3 Lukoskin: An effective herbal treatment of leucoderma developed by defence institute of bio-energy research (DRDO), Haldwani
Hemant Kr. Pandey , H. S. Meena
4 Centipede envenomation effects on human beings and scientific research on traditional antivenom agents: Aristolochia and Piper sp.
Dhivya Sivaraj, Revathi Ponnusamy, Rahul Chandran and Thangaraj Parimelazhagan
5 Anti-Diabetic Herbal Formulations: An Effective Therapeutic Approach to Diabetes
Binu Thomas and Chinchu Krishna M.
6 Anti-diabetic activity by the in vitro α-Amylase and α-Glucosidase inhibitory action of Indian Ayurvedic medicinal plant Ficus amplissima Smith
Arunachalam K., Sreeja P.S and Parimelazhagan T.
7 Anti-obese potential of Indian traditional medicinal plants and their phytochemicals
Vadivel, V., Venkatalakshmi, P., and Brindha, P.
8 Promise of medicinal plants for neurodegenerative disease: Alzheimer’s a review
9 Plant Sources as Potential Therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease
Azhwar Raghunath, Kiruthika Sundarraj, Vishnu Vignesh Kanagaraj, Ekambaram Perumal
10 Schefflera genus (Araliaceae): A review of its botanical description, ethnobotanical use, phytochemistry, pharmacology and toxicology
Sreeja P.S., Arunachalam K. and Parimelazhagan T.
11 Selective Chinese viviparous ferns, their bioactive principles and economical values: a review
Baskaran Xavier ravi1,3*, Antony varuvel Geo vigila2, Wenbo Liao1 & Zhang Shouzhou3
12 Prospects of local flora of trans-Himalayan region of Ladakh for various medicinal uses
Gyan P. Mishra, Tsering Stobdan, Parimelazhagan Thangaraj, Tania Seth and B. Singh
13 Phytochemistry of Muntingia calabura fruits
14 Pharmacognostical and Phytochemical investigation on Pterolobium hexapetalum (Roth.) Sant.& Wagh.
Saikumar Sathyanarayanan, Rahul Chandran, Murugan Rajan and Parimelazhagan Thangaraj.
15 Anti-fungal and Antimycotoxigenic Properties of Pogostemon mollis Benth. Against Fusarium graminearum
Kasipandi Muniyandi, Elizabeth George and Parimelazhagan Thangaraj.
16 In vitro biomass accumulation and different biological activities of Leucus aspera (Willd.).
Masilamani Sri Devi, Krishnamoorthy Vinothini, Blassan P. George, Sudharshan Sekar, Arjun Pandian, Heidi Abrahamse
17 Antioxidant potentials of Cup Saucer plant - Breynia retusa (Dennst.) Alston
Jaganathan Prabu, Rajan Murugan, Sathyanarayanan Saikumar, Murugaiyan Iniyavan, Geetha Sree Subburaj Jeyalakshmi and Thangaraj Parimelazhagan.
18 The promising anti-radical potential of Castanospermum australe A. Cunn. & C. Fraser ex Hook.
Sajeesh Thankarajan, Rahul Chandran and Thangaraj Parimelazhagan.
19 In vitro plant regeneration, comparative biochemical and antioxidant potential of calli and seeds of sesbania grandiflora (l.) Poiret
Krishnamoorthy Vinothini, Masilamani Sri Devi, Sudharshan Sekar, Blassan P. George, Pandian Arjun, Vuyo Mavumengwana, Heidi Abrahamse