The Salicylates Obtained from the Bark of a Weeping Willow Tree

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THE SALICYLATES OBTAINED FROM THE BARK OF WEEPING WILLOW (Salix sepulcralis, Salicaceae) AS A STIMULANT

Undergraduate Thesis

In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy

GLAIZALINE A. AGUSTIN
JOANNA MARIE S. BAUTISTA
WINNIE G. ERORITA

Mariano Marcos State University
College of Health Sciences
Department of Pharmacy

2906 City of Batac, Ilocos Norte

March 2010

APPROVAL SHEET

This thesis manuscript entitled THE SALICYLATES OBTAINED FROM THE BARK OF WEEPING WILLOW (Salix sepulcralis, Salicaceae) AS A STIMULANT prepared and submitted by Agustin, Glaizaline A., Bautista, Joanna Marie S., Erorita, Winnie G., in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, is hereby endorsed.

Imelda B. Corpuz, RPh, MS
Adviser

Augustus Caesar C. Pati, RPh Janelyn V. Rojas, RPh, MST Member Member

Artemio Seatriz, Ed.D.Dexter A. Adriatico
StatisticianEnglish Critic

Accepted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy.

Aileen O. Camangeg, RPh, MA, MS Lailani S. Galutira, RN, MHPEd Chairman, Dept. of Pharmacy Dean, College of Health Sciences

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Amidst all the challenges that appeared over the horizon which brought unclear visions of tomorrow, some people were considerate enough to become the researchers’ lanterns in the uncertain path. They are the people who believed in their unique capabilities, trusted their strengths and helped mold themselves in order to fill their visible weaknesses. Thus, they would like to extend the greatest appreciation to all the people who contributed in the completion of this manuscript:

To their dearest families and friends for their outmost support which served as their greatest foundation of inspiration and determination;
To Ms. Imelda B. Corpuz and Ms. Janelyn V. Rojas, Thesis adviser and committee member, for the patience, understanding, pieces of advices, and encouragements which initiated the to work as hard as possible the for completion of this manuscript;

To the faculty and staff of the Department of Pharmacy for the unending support and guiding hands in completing certain tasks;
To Mr. Dexter A. Adriatico, English Critic, for dedicating his expertise in editing and polishing the manuscript;
To Dr. Artemio Seatriz, statistician, for his expertise in analyzing and interpreting the gathered data;
To all the persons whose names were not mentioned, for all the hands lent; and
Above all to the Almighty God for His bestowed knowledge and wisdom for the realization of this challenging yet achievable work.
The Researchers

CONTENTS
PAGE
Approval Sheetii
Acknowledgementiii
Contentsv
List of Tablesvii
List of Figurexi
Abstractxii
CHAPTER
IINTRODUCTION
Background of the Study1
Statement of the Problem3
Significance of the Study4
Scope and Limitations4
Operational Definition of Terms5

IIREVIEW OF LITERATURE
Literature7
Coffee13
Studies16
Conceptual Framework19
Research Hypothesis21

IIIMETHODOLOGY
Research Design22
Data Gathering Procedure23
Statistical Treatment of Data27

IV PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF DATA
Identification Test31Pharmacological Screening32
v

VSUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Summary of Findings40
Conclusions41
Recommendations41
BIBLIOGRAPHY43
APPENDICES45
APreparation of Reagents Used in the Confirmatory Test
Of Salicylates46
BWeight of the Test Animals and Dose Computation47
CData on the Motor Coordination of the Swiss Mice50...
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