Tag archive for ‘Medicinal Plants’
By pharmanewsdaily On Monday, December 9th, 2013
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Chemical Constituents and Uses of Poppy Seed Oil

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Source and Distribution of Poppy Plant: Poppy seed oil is the fixed oil obtained from the dried poppy seeds of Papaver somniferum, belonging to the More...

By pharmanewsdaily On Sunday, December 8th, 2013
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Chemical Constituents and Uses of Strophanthus

Source and Distribution of Strophanthus: Strophanthus are the dried ripe seeds of Strophanthus kombe or Strophanthus hispidus, belonging to the family Apocyanaceae. They are also known as semino strophanthi and More...

By pharmanewsdaily On Sunday, December 8th, 2013
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Chemical Constituents and Uses of Annatto

Source, Morphology and Distribution of Annatto:   English: Arnatto, Lipstick plant, Achiote, Aploppas, annatto or pimentao doce Bixa orellana in Hyderabad, India. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Annatto consists More...

By pharmanewsdaily On Sunday, December 8th, 2013
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The Creat helps in Treating Liver Disorders

Source of The Creat Botanical Name : Andrographis paniculata Family : Acanthaceae Synonyms of The Creat: Hindi – Kaalmegha English – The Creat Sanskrit – Kalpanaatha Marathi – Olikiryata Tamil More...

By pharmanewsdaily On Saturday, December 7th, 2013
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Medicinal Plants that play a role as Anthelmintics

Some of the plants which are used for treating the disorders caused by the intestinal worms are 1. Papita Biological Name : Carica papaya Carica papaya at Uppsala Botanic Gardens (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The seeds More...

By pharmanewsdaily On Saturday, December 7th, 2013
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Small Caltrops helps in treating Urinary Diseases

Source of Small Caltrops Biological Name : Tribulus terrestris Family : Zygophyllaceae Synonyms of Small Caltrops: Hindi – Chota-gokhru Sanskrit – Laghu Gokshura English – Small caltrops Bengali More...

By pharmanewsdaily On Saturday, December 7th, 2013
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Medicinal Plants for Cancer Treatment and Free On-line Cancer Information Service

Some of the plants which are having anti-cancerous properties are listed below: 1. May Apple plant: Biological name : Podophyllum peltatum A May apple. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) May Apple plant produces podophyllotoxin, More...

By pharmanewsdaily On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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Medicinal Plants for treating Liver Disorders

Some of the plants which are used for treating the disorders of liver are 1. Punarnava Biological Name : Boerhavia diffusa It increases the liver ATP phosphodrolase activity and is useful for treating jaundice and More...

By pharmanewsdaily On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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Medicinal Plants for treating Rheumatic Diseases

Some of the Plants that are used for treating the rheumatic diseases like arthritis, gout, rheumatism etc, are 1. Mulathee Biological Name : Glycyrrhiza glabra It is one of the powerful anti-inflammatory agent. More...

By pharmanewsdaily On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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Punarnava Uses, Synonyms and Chemical Constituents

Source and Distribution of Punarnava Punarnava consists of the fresh and dried herb of Boerhaavia diffussa, belonging to the family Nyctaginaceae. It is also known as rakta punarnava and hog weed. It is cultivated More...