"Medicinal Plants" Essays and Research Papers

Medicinal Plants

Medicinal Plants And Their Medicinal Values ALOE VERA FLOWER • Aloe Vera is used in traditional medicine as a multipurpose skin treatment. In Ayurvedic medicine it is called kathalai, as are extracts from agave.[59]:196 for aloe:117 for agave Early records of Aloe Vera use appears in the Ebers Payrus from the 16th century BC,[17]:18 and in Dioscorides' De Materia Medica and Pliny the Elder's Natural in the mid - first century AD.[17]:20 It is also written of in the Juliana Anicia Codex of 512 AD...

Ayurveda, Herbalism, Herbs 853  Words | 7  Pages

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types of soil, but it thrives best on well drained deep and sandy soils. It is a typical tropical to subtropical tree and exists at annual mean temperatures between 21–32 °C (70–90 °F). MEDICINAL VALUES OF NEEM: Products made from neem trees have been used in India for over two millennia for their medicinal properties.[4] Neem products are believed by Ayurvedic practitioners to be anthelmintic, antifungal, antidiabetic, antibacterial, antiviral, contraceptive and sedative.[6] It is considered...

Aloe, Ayurveda, Azadirachta 1206  Words | 4  Pages

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Medicinal Plants

syndrome, multiple sclerosis, and Sjogren's syndrome Evening primrose oil has also been used orally in pregnancy for preventing pre-eclampsia, shortening the duration of labour, stimulating labour, and preventing post-date deliveries. 1 Parts of plants used The Root: the root can be eaten as a vegetable or as a salad The seed: the seed contains variety of amino acid that are used in active ingredients Method of preparation and Dosage Evening primrose oil is taken orally Duration of treatment...

Aloe, Aloe vera, Blood pressure 1445  Words | 6  Pages

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History of Pharmacy

cited in this assignment. Step 1: Complete the following table which comprises the Latin names of the different parts of plant used in herbal medicine. (16 marks) Remember that botanical names are written in Italics. E.g. Pelargonium graveolens folium Latin description of the part of plant | Description of the part of plant used in medicine | Example of a plant where this part is used | Herba | Arial parts22 | Gum arabic7 | Flos | Flowers22 | Crocus Sativus23 | Radix | Roots22...

1969, 1976, 1988 1650  Words | 5  Pages

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cytological studies, iron-acetocarmine squash technique, Euphorbia , Moringa , Chrysanthemum , karyotype *Corresponding author: msmendioro@yahoo.com INTRODUCTION Plant products are widely used in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and food industries. Many pharmaceutical companies in the Western world depend on many plants for their medicinal properties. Pharmacopoeias have developed from ancient herbs (de Padua et al. 1977; de Padua 1996). Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. or poinsettia (Fig. 1a), which...

Cell cycle, Chromosome, Cytogenetics 977  Words | 6  Pages

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Medicinal Plants

Title: Investigation on the antioxidant activity of Mentha aquatica, Curcuma longa, Embilica officinalis, Glycyrrhiza glabra and Nigella sativa Name of the student: Ali Abbas Abstract Extracts of five different medicinal plants [Mentha aquatica (Stem and Leaves), Curcuma longa (Stem), Embilica officinalis (Fruits), Glycyrrhiza glabra (Stem) and Nigella sativa (Seeds)]in two different solvents: 80% methanol and 80% ethanol (solvent : water 80:20 v/v) were investigated for total phenolics...

Alcohol, Antioxidant, Ethanol 512  Words | 2  Pages

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Mimosa Tenuiflora

Mimosa Tenuiflora Mimosa Tenuiflora, or Mimosa Hostilis, is the scientific name of a plant more commonly known as the Mimosa tree or shrub. The mimosa plant is a fern like perennial that can grow up to eight meters tall given optimal growth conditions. The mimosa leaves are attached with a petiolate and arranged alternately and bipinnately lobed with fifteen to thirty three odd bipinnately compounded leaflets. The leaflets themselves are attached in a sessile fashion and have a parallel venation...

Ayahuasca, Fabaceae, Medicinal plants 2144  Words | 6  Pages

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Media and Journalism

well as hydrogen upanmides. These bloactive substances may be responsible for the biological properties of the plants. Key words: chemical composition, phytochemical screening. Introduction Nigeria is endowed with numerous varieties of useful plants whose fruits, seeds, stems, roots and leaves serve various important roles in medicine and in nutrition. Amongst the numerous varieties of plants are Cissus Populnea (Okoho), Cissus Sicyoides, cissus rheifolia, cissus pallida, cissus quadrangularis. Cissus...

Cissus, Cissus quadrangularis, Coal assay 2268  Words | 7  Pages

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Uses of Solanaceae

Members of Solanaceae provide a variety of culinary, medicinal, and ornamental values. In terms of culinary value, the most important species of this family for the global diet is the potato or Solanum tuberosum, whose carbohydrate-rich tubers have been a staple food in many times and places, and which is one of the most grown crops today. In many genera, the fruits are the desirable item, for example, tomatoes, tomatillos, eggplants, uchuva, and peppers, such as chili pepper. Medicinally, as well...

Atropa belladonna, Atropine, Faboideae 896  Words | 3  Pages

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Benefit of leaves

for extra digestive protection. Papaya Leaf is an excellent treatment for digestive disorders and extremely useful for any disturbances of the gastrointestinal tract. Benefit Of Lemongrass: it is very useful as medicinal plant and a delicious food flavoring. Lemon grass is citronella, a popular scent in perfume, candles and soaps. Benefit Of Coconut Leaf: To make Mat To make broom...

Cofactor, Curry, Herbs 708  Words | 4  Pages

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Aloe Vera and Lavender

and it's really effective. * Aloe vera also helps in stopping baldness. * Important Aloe vera uses include relief from cuts, bruises and burns. When we are talking about Aloe vera uses, you will be surprised to know that there are 500 medicinal use of Aloe vera which has been mentioned in various books and is in practice. Since Aloe vera is very much found in tropical and sub tropical regions the uses of Aloe vera for people residing in those places are cheap and easy. But breaking the...

Aloe vera, Essential oil, Lavandula 1218  Words | 4  Pages

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Cymbopogon, Disinfectant, Hand sanitizer 349  Words | 2  Pages

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Important Medicines Found in St.Vincent

Important medicines and herbs found in St. Vincent and the Grenadines A herb is a plant whose stem does not produce woody persistent tissue and generally dies back at the end of each growing season. In general use it is any plant with leaves seeds or flowers used for flavouring food, medicine or perfume. Parsley * Parsley: derived its name from the Greek word meaning “rock celery.” It is a bright green...

Flax, Fruit, Hypertension 641  Words | 3  Pages

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Goto Kola

that extracts of the plant help circulation and skin problems.[14] Several scientific reports have documented Centella asiatica's ability to aid wound healing[15][16] which is responsible for its traditional use in leprosy. Upon treatment with Centella asiatica, maturation of the scar is stimulated by the production of type I collagen. The treatment also results in a marked decrease in inflammatory reaction and myofibroblast production.[17] The isolated steroids from the plant also have been used...

Bacopa monnieri, Blood, Centella 1621  Words | 4  Pages

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Fruit and Scientific Classification

Angiosperms | (unranked): | Eudicots | (unranked): | Asterids | Order: | Solanales | Family: | Solanaceae | Genus: | Capsicum | Species: | C. frutescens | Phoenix dactylifera 1. The medjool fruits have been traditionally used for their medicinal benefits for thousands of years. 2. They are very good for health and have a lot of vitamins and minerals. 3. It will cleanse your body and keep your intestine clean. 4. Medjool drupe is rich in iron and is good for treating anemia...

Carica, Carica papaya, Caricaceae 754  Words | 5  Pages

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treatment of skin diseases, sterility in women, as a parasiticide, as an antipyretic, and as a purgative. (http://ampalaya.com/) Uses of Ampalaya Philippine traditional medicine attributes many medicinal properties to ampalaya(Momordica charantia). Books and articles on Philippine medicinal plants list several diseases where ampalaya is apparently beneficial. Reportedly, the extract from the leaves or roots shrinks hemorrhoids. The leaf juice is supposedly a good antitussive (i.e., it stops cough)...

Bitter melon, Cucurbitaceae, Diabetes mellitus 952  Words | 3  Pages

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The Feasibility of Chili Leaves Extract as Anti-Dandruff

only some of them is effective in releaving the dandruff, thats why a concerned citizen of ours conducted a research about a chili leaves extracts used as an anti-dandruff shampoo. The chili pepper, or more simply just "chili", is the fruit of the plants from the Genus Capsicum and the nightshade family, Solanaceae. The name, which is spelled differently in many regions (chili, chile or chilli), comes from Nahuatl via the Spanish word chile. The term chili in most of the world refers exclusively...

Bhut Jolokia pepper, Capsaicin, Capsicum 1575  Words | 6  Pages

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healing properties of tulsi or holy basil

available herbs, plants and spices as home remedies. As my grandfather or Dadaji — who was an allopathic and ayurvedic doctor — used to say, using natural herbs aids in the generation of a robust body by boosting our immune system and helping us to combat any major or minor illnesses. If you explore, you will find a million home remedies made from regular ingredients like turmeric, fenugreek and mustard seeds, various oils, condiments, animal products, common plants and related ingredients...

Alternative medicine, Basil, Herbs 451  Words | 3  Pages

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Herbs and Spices

stuffings, salads and flavor agent. 5) Bay leaf Bay leaf is included in bouquet garni for soups, stews and sauces. It is added to marinades, pate , game and stocks. Crumbled leaves are added to potpourri. 6) Curry plant The flowers may be dried to add colour topotpourri while the leaf sprigs may be added to soups and stew in vegetable dishes. 7) Fennel Sauces and bread may be flavoured with fennel. The seed may be chewed to sweeten breath...

Apiaceae, Bouquet garni, Essential oil 657  Words | 5  Pages

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alternative therapy for diabetes. A member of the Cucurbitaceae family, the plant grows in tropical areas, including parts of the Amazon Basin, Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and South America. The bitter melon is a vine with green leaves and yellow flowers; the fruit itself is oblong and green, resembling a cucumber. Bitter melon has a long history of use as a hypoglycemic agent in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, where the plant extract has been referred to as vegetable insulin. Data from in vitro...

Bitter melon, Blood sugar, Cucurbitaceae 1114  Words | 4  Pages

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Aloe Vera Hand Sanitizer

twenty amino acids, eight enzymes, nine minerals, plant sterols, monosaccharides and polysaccharides, antioxidants, vitamins A, C, E, B complex, glycoproteins and other substances. Also, Aloe Vera is a virtual gold mine of health-supporting phytonutrients. Some have described the interaction of these components as similar to the synergistic workings of the instruments in an orchestra, working together for grand results. The leaves of the aloe plant have provided many benefits for healthy tissue growth...

Aloe, Aloe vera, Amino acid 426  Words | 3  Pages

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| | | | Bottom of Form | Raita Raita prepared with curd and added with ingredients like grated cucumber and coriander will surely aid in digestion and help eliminate acidity. Basil leaves  Basil leaves are popular for their medicinal properties. Chewing say around 5-6 basil leaves relieves acidity to a lot of extent. One can also make a blend of crushed basil leaves and dried leaves which can be consumed with water or tea or simply be swallowed. Butter-milk A yet another...

Acid, Digestion, Essential oil 823  Words | 4  Pages

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Magick Medicinal Plants and Herbs

Katie Brown English Comp 101 Carmen Hoover 9 February 2013 [Final Draft] Medicinal plants and herbs Throughout history plants and herbs have been used to heal the sick and dying, but with every type of medicine there is a power if magick. Because healing is a mind over matter, believing can cure or kill you. Medicinal plants and herbs have been around before the time of man. Prehistoric medicine incorporated plants, animal parts, and minerals. In many cases there materials were used ritually...

Cannabis, Herb, Herbalism 2562  Words | 8  Pages

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Project Report

expellers, mustard oil expellers and soybean oil expellers. GF Impex Private Limited   Deals in manufacturing oil & oil seeds such as mustard seeds, mustard oil, ground nut oil, ground nut seeds, sunflower oil and coconut oil seeds. Also offers medicinal seeds such as bitter guard seeds, drumstick seeds etc. Sarbamangala Udyog Supplies and exports a range of oil seeds, indian oil seeds, mustard oil seeds, indian mustard oil seeds and pure mustard oil seeds. Jethwa Automatic Can Equip Company ...

Cooking oil, Cooking oils, Linoleic acid 582  Words | 3  Pages

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Medicinal Plants

LIST OF IMPORTANT MEDICINAL PLANTS AND THEIR USES NB: (Fam - Family, T – Tree, H – Herb, C – Climber, S- shrub) Plant Common name / Maturity period Amla ( T )After 4th year Botanical Name Parts or Family Used Emblica officinalis Fruit Fam euphorbiaceac Saraca Asoca Bark Fam : Flower Caesalpinanceac Withania Root, Somnifera Leafs Fam: Solanaccac Average Medicinal Use Price( Rs. / Kg ) Rs 15 – Vitamin – C, Cough 45/kg , Diabetes, cold, Laxativ, hyper acidity. Dry Bark Menstrual Pain, Rs 125/kg uterine...

Cutaneous conditions, Fruit, Plant 904  Words | 6  Pages

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The Families of Flowering Plants

very distinctive group of plants noted for their often-spectacular secondary growth, which in many areas of tropical and southern Africa form the dominant plants (Chase et al. 2000). Aloe is common on rocky hill slopes, often in very large numbers where it creates a stunning winter display. In the southwestern Africa it grows in grassy fynbos and in southeastern Africa it may be found on the edges of the karoo. Aloe grows both in the open and in bushy areas and plants may also differ physically...

Africa, Aloe, Aloe vera 1330  Words | 5  Pages

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Herbal Plants

------------------------------------------------- List of plants used in herbalism From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Chelsea Physic Garden has cultivated medicinal plants since 1673. The plant shown here is montbretia (crocosmia aurea), used as a remedy for dysentery. This is a list of plants that have been used as herbal medicine. Plants have the ability to synthesize a wide variety of chemical compounds that are used to perform important biological functions, and to defend against...

Alternative medicine, Ayurveda, Chinese herbology 702  Words | 2  Pages

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Plant Pudina

NAME:-PUDINA This plant is related to the menthe genus and its aromatic herbs. Many more species grows wild; some of there cultivated. The chief constituent for which these plants are valued are menthol and pappermint oil. this medicinal plant is an erect branched herb upto about 55 cm high. Leaves upto 6 cm long. Flowers small, in small brunches, borne on axile leaves,medicinal seeds are also very useful. MEDICINAL USES of pudina :- THE DRIED LEAVES AND FLOWERING TOPS OF THE PLANT MAKE THE DRUG...

Herbs, Medicinal plants, Mentha 4652  Words | 16  Pages

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Medical Plants

Andrographis paniculata is a herbaceous plant in the family Acanthaceae, native to India and Sri Lanka. It is widely cultivated in southern Asia, where it is used to treat infections and some diseases, often being used before antibiotics were created. Mostly the leaves and roots were used for medicinal purposes. | | edit]Etymology Andrographis paniculata is an erect annual herb extremely bitter in taste in each and every part of the plant body. The plant is known in north-eastern India as...

Henna, Herbs, Lavandula 9667  Words | 32  Pages

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Aloe Vera: Medicinal Aloe

Aloe vera, pronounced /ˈæloʊ ˈvɪrə/[1], also known as the true or medicinal aloe, is a species of succulent plant in the genus Aloe that is believed to have originated in the Sudan.[citation needed] Aloe vera grows in arid climates and is widely distributed in Africa, India, and other arid areas. The species is frequently cited as being used in herbal medicine. Many scientific studies of the use of extracts of Aloe vera have been undertaken, some of them conflicting.[2][3][4][5] Despite these limitations...

Aloe, Aloe vera, Aloe vera juice 2963  Words | 11  Pages

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List of Medicinal Plant

List of medicinal plant Akapulko • Akapulko (Cassia alata), or the candlebrush, is a shrub that has long stalks with yellow flowers that resemble candles. The plant is a diuretic, or a medicine that causes people to urinate. This plant is also a sudorific, or herb that causes perspiration, and a purgative that causes bowel movements . Some medicinal uses of the candlebrush are to topically treat fungal skin infections and ringworms. The brush is also called ringworm brush. Other uses include...

Aloe vera, Guava, Medicinal plants 503  Words | 2  Pages

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Scientific Names of Plants and Animals

Scientific Name of Plants Ornamental Perennials The following is a list of the common plant names cross referenced to the scientific name of plants. The list represents some of the most popular varieties of perennial plants. The scientific names of plants is based on taxonomy, the science of plant classification. Each name has two parts, the genus and the specie. This is referred to as the binomial (two names)system founded by Linnaeus, a Swedish botanist. Some species will have a third name,...

Allium, Faboideae, Flowers 1743  Words | 13  Pages

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2nd Paper

Article ISSN 2278 – 4357 MEDICINAL PLANTS OF TWO FOLK HERBALISTS IN TANGAIL SADAR, BANGLADESH Sabbir Ahmed Opu, K.M. Istieake Ahmed, Zobayer Ahmed, Maksuda Khaton Sonda, Ahmed Abrar Muttaki, Mohd. Shahidul Islam, Mohammed Rahmatullah* Department of Pharmacy, University of Development Alternative, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209, Bangladesh. ABSTRACT Article Received on 16 Oct 2014, Revised on 11 Nov 2014, Accepted on 07 Dec 2014 Background. Folk herbalists (FH) are folk medicinal practitioners who practice...

Alternative medicine, Ayurveda, Garlic 4709  Words | 15  Pages

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JAPSON Chapter 1 The Problem and its Background Plants are mostly damage by plant insects and it seems that in every plant or crops , there was always an insect. Among these are termites and ants. Even human can also be affected by those insects like the parasite lice. The researchers do this project to lessen and eliminate the pest and insects in our surrounding. This is safe to use because it is natural and environment friendly. Adelfa plant is an erect, smooth shrub, about 2-3 meters high with...

Fatty acid, Insect, Insects 1146  Words | 6  Pages

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Ip Demz

instrengthening hair is. Definition of terms Okra - tall tropical Asian annual plant (Abelmoschus esculentus) widely cultivated in warm regions for its edible, mucilaginous green pods.The edible pods of this plant, used insoups and as a vegetable. Also called regionally gumbo.In this study, okra will be utilized as a hair strengthening ingredient  Aloe Vera - The mucilaginous juice or gel obtained from the leaves of this plant, widelyused in cosmetic and pharmaceutical preparations for its soothing...

Aloe, Aloe vera, Medicinal plants 1685  Words | 9  Pages

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 10 HERBAL MEDICINES These is the list of the ten (10) medicinal plants that the Philippine Department of Health (DOH) through its “Traditional Health Program” have endorsed. All ten (10) herbs have been thoroughly tested and have been clinically proven to have medicinal value in the relief and treatment of various aliments: 1. Akapulko (Cassia alata) – also known as “bayabas-bayabasan” and “ringworm bush” in English, this herbal medicine is used to treat ringworms and skin fungal infections. 2...

Bitter melon, Garlic, Herb 633  Words | 2  Pages

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Tawa Tawa, a Medicine!

MAGDUM For author affiliations, see end of text This paper is available online at www.jprhc.com ABSTRACT: Medicinal herbs are the local heritage with global importance. Medicinal herbs have curative properties due to presence of various complex chemical substance of different composition, which are found as secondary plant metabolites in one or more parts of these plants. These plant metabolites according to their composition are grouped as alkaloids, glycosides, corticosteroids, essential oils...

Chemistry, Diuretic, Dysentery 1616  Words | 8  Pages

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HERBAL MEDICINES (approved by DOH) This is the list of the ten (10) medicinal plants that the Philippine Department of Health (DOH) through its “Traditional Health Program” has endorsed. All ten (10) herbs have been thoroughly tested and have been clinically proven to have medicinal value in the relief and treatment of various aliments. Mnemonics: S-A-N-T-A-L-U-B-B-Y Sambong (Blumea balsamifera) - A diuretic that helps in the excretion of urinary stones. It can also be used as an edema. (Anti-edema...

Garlic, Herb, Herbalism 511  Words | 2  Pages

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of Eight Selected Medicinal Herbs Used for the Treatment of Diabetes, Malaria and Pneumonia in Kisii Region, Southwest Kenya 1 Moses A.G. Maobe, 1Erastus Gatebe, 1Leonard Gitu and 2Henry Rotich 1 Department of Chemistry, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, P.O. Box 62000, Nairobi, Kenya 2 Kenya Bureau of Standards, P.O Box 54974, Nairobi, Kenya Abstract: Medicinal plants are an important source of phytochemicals that offer traditional medicinal treatment of various...

Alkaloid, Cardiac glycoside, Herb 3334  Words | 21  Pages

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essential oil from solanum erianthum

medicine. The essential oil from fruits was extracted by hydrodistillation and the chemical composition of the essential oil was analyzed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). The yield of essential oil based on the dry weight of the plant was 0.05 % (v/w). Twenty two compounds accounting for 99.2 % of the total oil were identified. The main compounds were 9, 12-Octadecadienoic acid (Z, Z)-, methyl ester (14.3 %), Cedran-diol, 8s, 14- (13.2 %), Caryophyllene (11.8 %). Sesquiterpenes...

Acetic acid, Ester, Fatty acid 1643  Words | 10  Pages

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My Home My Environment

OBSERVED BIODIVERSITY AROUND MY HOME. a. FLORAL DIVERSITY. MEDICINAL PLANTS DIVERSITY: LOCAL NAME BOTANICAL NAME PART USED USES Basak Adhatoda vasica Leaf Bronchial problem, remove odour and shining effect on skin on regular external uses Tulsi Ocimum tenuiflorum (=O.sanctum) Leaf, whole plant Healing properties ,common colds, headaches, stomach disorders, inflammation, Kalmegh Andrographis paniculata Whole plant Its general use as an immunostimulant agent. Aswagandha ...

Body of water, Environmental science, Fruit 1623  Words | 15  Pages

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BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY “MARIGOLD INSECTICIDE” Marigold (Tagetes erecta) plants bear yellow or orange flowers. They have a pungent odor. This is due to terthienyl production. This compound repels mosquitoes and other insects. Farmers usually grow marigold as interval plants in their vegetable garden. Marigold plant is an excellent natural mosquito repellent. Hindus use marigold extensively to worship their deities at home and in the temples....

Blood, Essential oil, Eucalyptus oil 361  Words | 2  Pages

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Processing of Aloe Vera Leaf Gel: a Review

Srinivasa Rao Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur-721302, India Abstract: Proper scientific investigations on Aloe vera have gained more attention over the last decade due to its reputable, medicinal, pharmaceutical and food properties. Some publications have appeared in reputable scientific journals that have made appreciable contributions to the discovery of the functions and utilizations of Aloe vera lacking processing of leaf gel. Present...

Aloe, Aloe vera, Aloe vera juice 6272  Words | 17  Pages

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Herbalism From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Herbalism is a traditional medicinal or folk medicine practice based on the use of plants and plant extracts. Herbalism is also known as botanical medicine, medical herbalism, herbal medicine, herbology, andphytotherapy. The scope of herbal medicine is sometimes extended to include fungal and bee products, as well as minerals, shells and certain animal parts.[1] Pharmacognosy is the study of medicines derived from natural sources. Traditional use...

Aloe, Aloe vera, Calendula 4134  Words | 20  Pages

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lamentation; the scarlet auricula of avarice; and the asturtium of splendor, while the nasturtium is of patriotism. The myrrh is emblematic of gladness, and the myrtle of love. The olive denotes peace, and the rose of York and Lancaster war. The pepper-plant satire, and the pear-tree affection. The peony anger, and the poplar courage. The bay-tree glory, and the pineapple perfection. The birch gracefulness, and the blackthorn difficulty. The bluebell constancy, and the bittersweet nightshade truth. The...

Flower, Flowers, Fruit 504  Words | 2  Pages

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Antimicrobial Suscepibility Pattern of Escherichia Coli and Staphylococcus Aureus on Siam Weed Extract.

research work establishes a good support to the use of these plants in herbal and as base for development of new drugs. INTRODUCTION CHROMOLEANA ODORATA (SIAM WEED) Chromoleana odorata (commonly called siam weed),is a diffuse rapidly growing and strongly scenting perennial shrub (phan,et al 2001).It grows widely in the south and western part of Nigeria, as well as in other parts of west Africa. The plant is used by traditional medicine practitioners in the treatment...

Antimicrobial, Bacteria, Escherichia coli 2191  Words | 7  Pages

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Literature Review

of the species of the well-known medicinal plant, Taheebo. It is common in Argentina and characterized by clusters of pink, tube-like flowers arranged in an inflorescence. It is also known as Pink Lapacho. It reaches a height of 30 meters and usually blooms between July and September. It has been known to be a remedy used by the ancient people for various illnesses. This resulted to various study conducted towards a goal of determining how vast its medicinal properties are. ...

Cancer, Candida albicans, Candidiasis 1068  Words | 8  Pages

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Use of Herbs

tonic, High blood pressure Diabetes Nut Diarrhoea Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Leaf Calyx Leaf Tea, gas, stomach ache Tea, gas Nerves Tea, colds, fever Tea, pain Tea, nerves Tea Tea Tea Tea Tea 1 COMMON NAME Search mi heart MEDICINAL PLANTS Rat ears Briar wist Rat ears, susumba, leaf of life SCIENTIFIC NAME Rytidophyllum tomentosum Cow itch Marigold Dog blood Red coat Red leaf Red and white Pudding wist Briar bush Jack in the bush Liquorice (John Crow) Joseph coat Sour orange...

Citrus, Common cold, Cucurbitaceae 1211  Words | 5  Pages

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which is the commercially valuable part of the plant. The color of the calyx plays an important role in determining the quality of karkade. The plant has some medicinal uses; in Europe, it is used in food preparation in sauces, jams, juices, jellies, syrups and flavoring, and as coloring agent for food and drinks. This paper is a review of the applications and production of roselle plants, and points out that roselle is a promising crop for medicinal uses, which is an aspect that has not been widely...

Herbal tea, Hibiscus, Hibiscus tea 3355  Words | 16  Pages

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Bitter Gourd

cucumber and balsam pear. Though it can be found all over the world, bitter melon is used primarily in South America, East Africa, Asia and India. In these regions it has been used for centuries as medicine as well as food. Research validates the many medicinal uses of bitter melon. Research Bitter Gourd (Momordica Charantia) Submitted to: Mrs. Ella E. Eata Submitted...

Bitter melon, Cucurbitaceae, Fruit 440  Words | 2  Pages

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Home Remedies

cumin seeds (kala jeera) in breast milk and introduce a pinch into the nostrils. |Home Remedies  | |For Common Diseases Using Herbal Plants | |  | |Here are a few time...

Black pepper, Coriander, Fenugreek 14459  Words | 50  Pages

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Research: Aloe Vera Gel

Chapter I. The Problem and it’s Background Introduction Aloe Vera is a species of succulent plant that probably originated in northern Africa. The species is frequently cited as being used in herbal medicine since the beginning of the first century AD. Extracts from A. Vera are widely used in the cosmetics and alternative medicine industries, being marketed as variously having rejuvenating, healing or soothing properties. Aloe Vera is one of the only known natural vegetarian sources of Vitamin...

Aloe, Aloe vera, Aloe vera juice 8506  Words | 37  Pages

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The Capability of Sabila (Aloe Barbadensis) in Curing Burns and Scalds

are expensive. So the researcher opted to make a low-cost ointment from locally available materials. This study was conceptualized to seek the affectivity of sabila as an ointment for burns and scalds. Aloe vera has always been considered a medicinal plant. This project aims to verify whether aloe has certain chemicals that cab inhibit bacterial growth. It also aims to find the correct of aloe vera to various supplementary chemicals to produce a stable ointment. Sabila ointment was prepared...

Aloe, Aloe vera, Aloe vera juice 5086  Words | 24  Pages

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Pepper Pesticide

make short work of healthy plants. It can devour your garden in matter of days. Keeping bugs and pests out of the garden can be a challenge, particularly if you are opposed to using insecticides or commercial products on your plants. Fortunately, hot peppers are an effective way to control most garden pests. It is a good alternative for many pests, including aphids, hornworms, cabbageworms, caterpillars, and flea beetles, and other pests that can suck the life out of a plant. Hot peppers can add more...

Black pepper, Capsaicin, Chemistry 3626  Words | 14  Pages

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Smooth Skin

is specially beneficial to oily skins, because it is astringent in nature. 4. ALOE VERA: Aloe Vera is another important natural medicine attrituted to skin beauty, and is highly regarded as a medicinal and fairness herb throughout the world Cleopatra famously attributed her beauty to the aloe vera plant, and we have been discovering and taking advantage of its benefits for both health and beauty ever since. Aloe vera typically is used in its raw form and it is added to a variety of cosmetic products...

Acne vulgaris, Aloe vera, Human skin 750  Words | 2  Pages

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Lavender Flowers: Scientific Classification

genus of flowering plants. For other uses, see Lavender (disambiguation). Lavender Lavender flowers Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Eudicots (unranked): Asterids Order: Lamiales Family: Lamiaceae Subfamily: Nepetoideae Tribe: Lavanduleae Genus: Lavandula L. Type species Lavandula spica L. Species 39 species, including some hybrids, see text. The lavenders (Lavandula) are a genus of 39 species of flowering plants in the mint family...

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(Pati, 2008). Meanwhile, malunggay grows wildly in hot tropical climate and is a wonderful herb known all over the world. It may provide the boost in energy, nutrition and health you’ve been seeking. There are 13 different species of malunggay plant and the best known species and the most wildly cultivated is the malunggay a species native to the Philippines. Malunggay fruits can be added to dinengdeng, drum stick stew, or just simply sauté it. The flowers can be cooked in coconut milk oil extracted...

Cashew, Fruit, Medicinal plants 3257  Words | 9  Pages

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10 Common Herbal Medicine in Philippines

diuretic, sudorific and purgative. The medicinal uses of akapulko are to treat fungal infection of the skin and for the treatment of ringworms. English name: ringworm bush.  Ampalaya (scientific name: Momordica charantia) - a vegetable used to treat diabetes (diabetes mellitus) it is now commercially produced in tablet form and tea bags. English name: bitter melon and bitter gourd. Atis  (scientific name: Anona squamosa L.) - a small tree used as a medicinal herb. The leaves, fruit and seeds...

Basil, Bitter melon, Cucurbitaceae 447  Words | 2  Pages

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leaves, but is culinary quite different. Indonesian bay leaf (Daun Salam) The dried leaf of the Eugenia polyantha Wight plant of the Myrtaceae family. There is no good substitute for this leaf in cooking. Daun Salam is Indonesian for Peace Leaf. Caraway, also spelled carroway, is one of the most common spices of German-speaking countries. People cook with the fruits of the plant, which are usually referred to as the seeds.Caraway is most commonly used whole in rye bread. Caraway is often confused...

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Chick Enhancer

that the chickens may grow fast. But now, we’re going to have a study to find a natural and better substitute, like Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis) and Malunggay (Moringa oleifera) as additives in making supplemental feeds. Aloe vera is a succulent plant species that probably originated in northern Africa. The species does not have any naturally occurring populations, although closely related aloes do occur in northern Africa. The species is frequently cited as being used in herbal medicine since the...

Agriculture, Aloe, Aloe vera 565  Words | 2  Pages

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