Pharmacognostic, Phytochemical and Pharmacological Evaluation of the Leaves of Phyllanthus Acidus(L.)Skeels(Euphorbiaceae).

Suganya, D (2014) Pharmacognostic, Phytochemical and Pharmacological Evaluation of the Leaves of Phyllanthus Acidus(L.)Skeels(Euphorbiaceae). Masters thesis, College of Pharmacy, Madurai Medical College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India..

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Abstract

Herbal medicine are being used by about 80% of the world population primarily in the developing countries for primary health care. They have stood the test for their safety, efficacy, cultural acceptability and lesser side effects. The chemical constituents present in them are a part of physiological functions of living flora and hence they are believed to have better compatibility with the human body. Ancient literature also mentions herbal medicines for age-related disease namely memory loss, osteoporosis, diabetic wounds, immune and liver disorders. The active principles responsible for liver cancer may be isolated and evaluated for this activity cancer studies using different animal model.This extract and the isolated active principles may be formulated in suitable dosage form and they may be launched in the market. These herbal formulations will be beneficial to the liver cancer patients those who are not affordable to treat with allopathic chemotherapeutic agents. Sorafenib is the only drug which is used for the chemotherapy of liver cancer.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pharmacognostic; Phytochemical; Pharmacological Evaluation; Leaves; Phyllanthus Acidus; Skeels Euphorbiaceae
Subjects: PHARMACY > Pharmacognosy
Depositing User: Ravindran C
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2017 07:33
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2017 07:33
URI: http://repository-tnmgrmu.ac.in/id/eprint/1881

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