Ethnobotanical Leaflets


Edition 2008

(Volume 12) 


1 Swertia L. (Gentianaceae) in Nepal: Ethnobotany and Agenda for Sustainable Management by Kunjani Joshi


7 Conservation of Botanicals Used for Dental and Oral Healthcare in Ekiti State, Nigeria by Joshua Kayode and Michael Ayorinde Omotoyinbo


19 Traditional Medicine Used by the Adivasis of Eastern Ghats, Andhra Pradesh, for Bone Fractures by K. Venkata Ratnam and R.R. Venkata Raju


23 Conservation and Management Plans for Angiopterisevecta (Forst.) Hoffm. (Marattiaceae: Pteridophyta): An Endangered Species by Kamini  Srivastava


29 An Ethnobotanical Survey of Important Wild Medicinal Plants of Hattar District H. Shahazad and Syed Zia-ul-Hussain


36 Exploration of Tribal Knowledge of Entada Pursaetha DC: An Endangered Gigantic Medicinal Legume in Eastern Ghats by Sai Vishnu Priya K. and Srinivasa Rao J.V.


44 Ethnomedicinal Survey of Botanicals Used in Treating Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Ekiti State, Nigeria by J. Kayode and G.M. Kayode


56 Ethnobotanical and Ethnomedicinal Survey of Nagzira Wild Life Sanctuary, District Gondia (M.S.), India: Part I by D.K. Koche, R.P. Shirsat, Syed Imran, Mohd. Nafees, A.K. Zingare and K.A. Donode


70 Ethnobotanical Studies on Orchids of Niyamgiri Hill Ranges, Orissa, India by P.K. Dash, Santilata Sahoo and Subhasisa Bal


79 Ethnomedicinal Plants of the Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu, India by V.R. Mohan, A. Rajesh, T. Athiperumalsami and S. Sutha


96 The Petiolar Structure of Christella dentata (Forssk.) Brownsey & Jermy (Thelypteridaceae, Pteridophyta) by Kamini Srivastava


103 First Red List of Medicinal Plants of Andhra Pradesh, India - Conservation Assessment and Management Planning by K.N. Reddy and  C. Sudhakar Reddy  


108 How to Identify Rare and Endangered Ferns and Fern Allies by A. Benniamin, V. Irudayaraj and V.S. Manickam


118 Glimpses of Tribal Botanical Knowledge of Tirunrlveli Hills, Western Ghats, India by G.J. Jothi, A. Benniamin and V.S. Manickam


127 Striga gesnerioides (Willd.) Vatke: A New Record for the Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, Tamil Nadu, India by Muthia Maridass


130 Environmental Issues and Need of Sustainable Development in the Earthquake Affected Areas, State of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Pakistan by Ejaz Ur-Rehman


139 Epidermal Features and Petiolar Anatomy of Angiopteris evecta (Forst.) Hoffm. (Marattiaceae: Pteridophyta) by Kamini Srivastava


150 Ethnobotanical Uses of Cinnamonum Species, Tamil Nadu, India by Muthiah Maridass and Bonfilius Victor  


156 Antifungal Effect of Leaf Extract of Some Medicinal Plants Against Fusarium oxysporum Causing Wilt Disease of Solanum melogena L. by N. Siva, S. Ganesan, N. Banumathy and Muthuchelian


164 Ethnomedicinal Use of Plant Species in Ijesa Land of Osun State, Nigeria by J. Kayode, L. Aleshinloye and O.E. Ige


171 Ethnomedicinal Plants Used by the Kanikkars of Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu, India to Treat Skin Diseases by B. Anitha, V.R. Mohan, T. Athiperumalsami and S. Sutha


181 Biological Activity Prediction of an Ethno Medicinal Plant Cinnamomum camphora Through Bio-informatics by D. Abiya Chelliah


191 The Ethnobotanical Uses of the Aromatic Oils from Two Indian Endemic Plant Species of the Family Lamiaceae, Pogostemon travancoricus Bedd., and Orthosiphon comosus Wight ex Bentham. by M. Maridass, B. Victor, V.S. Manickam, S.  Ghanthikumar and A. Arockium


195 Ethnobotany of the Valaiyans of Karandamalai, Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu, India by R. Kottaimuthu   


204 Floristic Inventory and Quantitative Vegetation Analysis of Tropical Dry Deciduous Forest in Piranmalai Forest, Eastern  Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India by C. Pitchairamu, K. Muthuchelian and N. Siva


217 Ethno-veterinary Medicinal Plants of the Catchments Area of the River Papagni in the Chittor and Ananthapur Districts of Andhra Pradesh, India by M.L. Sanyasi Rao, Y.N.R. Varma and Vijaykumar


227 Antibacterial Activity of Some Indian Medicinal Plants by A. Prusti, S.R. Mishra, S. Sahoo and S.K. Mishra


231 Phytochemicals from Genus Diospyros (L.) and their Biological Activities by M. Maridass


245 Phytochemical Investigation and Pharmocological Studies of the Flowers of Pithecellobium dulce by P.G.R. Chandran and S. Balaji


254 Medicinal Plants in Tropical Evergreen Forest of Pachakumachi Hill, Cumbum Valley, Western Ghats, India by G. Jegan, P. Kamalraj and K. Muthuchelian


261 Traditional Tribal Knowledge and Status of some Rare and Endemic Medicinal Plants of North Cachar Hills District of Assam, Northeast India by Albert L. Sajem, Jayashree Rout and Minaram Nath


276 Traditional Herbal Medicines Used for the Treatment of Diabetes Among Two Major Tribal Groups in South Tamil Nadu, India by M. Ayyanar, K. Sankarasivaraman and S. Ignacimuthu


281 A Review on the Potential Uses of Ferns by M. Mannar Mannan, M. Maridass and B. Victor


286 Will Herbal-Paracetamol Combination Drug Prevent both Liver and Kidney Disease? - Results and Possibilities by Anjali Sharma, Mukesh Makwana and H.S. Rathore


299 Additions to the Flora of Eastern Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India by R. Kottaimuthu, R. Ganesan, K. Natarajan, J. Brabju and M. Vimala


305 Ethnobotany of Andhra Pradesh: A Review by K.N. Reddy


311 Traditional Healing Potential of Paliyars in Southern India by M. Ayyanar, K. Sankarasivaraman and S. Ignacimuthu


318 Effect of High Irradiance on an Ethnobotanically Important Plant (Luffa acutangula Roxb.) by Jegan, G., Parimala, P., Prabhu Inbaraj, M., and Muthuchelian, K.


320 Toxicity of Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC Extracts Against Microbials and Its Phytochemical Profile by J. Francis Borgio, Pravin K. Thorat and Archana D. Lonkar          


337 Preliminary Phytochemical Screening and Antibacterial Studies on the Ethanolic Leaf Extract of Nyctanthes arbortristis Linn. by M. Sathiya, P. Parimala and K. Muthuchelian


343 Resprouting of Pioneer and Climax Species in the Pachakumachi Hills, Cumbum Valley, Western Ghats, India by G. Jegan, G. Ramesh and K. Muthuchelian  


348 Qualitative Nature of Some Traditional Crude Drugs Available in Commercial Markets of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India by S. Ganesan and Roopam Y. Bhatt


361 Swertia L. (Gentianaceae) in Nepal Himalaya: Checklist, Phytogeography, Ethnobotany and Conservation Status by Kunjani Joshi and Ananda Joshi


373 Origins of Plant Derived Medicines by M. Maridass and A. John De Britto


388 Arisaema agasthyanum Sivadasan & Sathish. (Araceae): A New Record for Tamil Nadu, India by  R. Kottaimuthu and R. Ganesan


391 Ethnomedicinal and Ethnoveterinary Plants from Boath, Adilabad District, Andhra Pradesh, India by M. Venkat Ramana


401 Xylopia parviflora (Wight) Hook. f. & Thoms. (Annonaceae): A New Report for Eastern Ghats, India by R. Kottaimuthu, K.  Natarajan, V. Meenakshi Sundaram, V. Balasubramanian, M. Jeyakumar and R. Ponnuchamy 


404 Ethnobotanical Notes on Tree Species of Pir Panjal Biodiversity Park of Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri, J&K, India by Shreekar Pant and Susheel Verma


413 In Vitro Micropropagation of Talinum portulacifolium L. through Axillary Bud Culture by K. Thangavel, M. Maridass, M. Sasikala and V. Ganesan


419 Conservation Efforts through In Vitro Seed Germination of a Hepatoprotective Plant-Phyllanthus beddomie (Gamble) Mohanan by M. Maridass and K. Thangavel


425 Preliminary Phytochemical and Anti-Bacterial Studies on Passiflora edulis by M. Johnson, M. Maridass and V. Irudayaraj


433 Screening of Certain Ethnomedicinal Plants for Antibacterial Activity by P. Murugan, A. Rajesh, T. Athiperumalsami and V.R. Mohan


439 In Vitro Antibacterial Potential of Melia azedarach Crude Leaf Extracts Against Some Human Pathogenic Bacterial Strains by Abdul Viqar Khan, Athar Ali Khan and Indu Shukla


446 Free Radical Scavenging Activity of Folklore: Pithecellobium dulce Benth. Leaves by M. Sugumaran, T. Vetrichelvan and S. Darlin Quine


452 Occurrence of Medicinal Plant Pollen in Apis cerana Honeys of Khammam District, Andhra Pradesh, India by  A. Vijaya Bhasker Reddy and P. Ramachandra Reddy


461  Studies on some Pharmacognostic Profiles of Bauhinia purpurea Linn. Leaves (Caesalpinaceae) by M. Sugumaran and T. Vetrichelvan


469 Ethnobotany, Phytochemistry and Pharmacology of Mussaenda Species (Rubiaceae) by K.S. Vidyalakshmi, Hannah R. Vasanthi and G.V. Rajamanickam


476 Inter Species Relationship of Cinnamomum Species Using RAPD Marker Analysis by Priya joy and M. Maridass


481 Anti-Bacterial Activity Studies of Jasminum grandiflorum and Jasminum sambac by Priya Joy and D. Patric Raja


484 Resprouting in Different Geographical Locations by G. Jegan and K. Muthuchelian


487 Report of Resprouting by G. Jegan and K. Muthuchelian


490 Locomotor Activity of Leaf Extracts of Pithecellobium dulce Benth. by M. Sugumaran, T. Vetrichelvan and S. Darline Quine


494 Anti-Inflammatory Activity of the Methanolic Extract of Cinnamomum sulphuratum Barks by Muthian Maridass


499 Plant Inventory in Disturbed and Undisturbed Sites of Pachakumachi Hill (Highwavys Mountains), Cumbum Valley, Western Ghats, Theni District, Tamil Nadu, India by G. Jegan and K. Muthuchelian


506 Enumeration of Orchids of Sirumalai Hills (Eastern Ghats), Tamil Nadu, India by R. Kottaimuthu, R. Ganesan, V. Ganesan and V. Meenakshi Sundaram


513 Ethnomedicinal Observations from the Maha-Mutharam and Yamanpally Tribal Villages of Karimangar, East Forest Division of Andhra Pradesh, India by E.N. Murthy, C. Sudhakar Reddy, K.N. Reddy and V.S. Raju


520 Use of Various Bio-Fencing Plants in the Control of Human Diseases by the Lambada Tribe Inhabiting Nalgonda District, Andhra Pradesh, India by A. Vijaya Bhasker Reddy


524 Biological Monitoring and Chromosomal Aberration of Workers in Rubber Industry by M. Indra and V. Bhuvaneshwari


532 Ethnomedicinal Survey of Nagzira Wild Life Sanctuary, District Gondia (M.S.) India-Part II by D.K. Koche, R.P. Shirsat, Syed Imran, Mohd. Nafees, A.K.  Zingare and K. A. Donode


538 Screening of Anti-Phytopathogenic Activity of Terminalia thorelii by R.P. Shirsat


542 Intra-Specific Genetic Relationship Analyses of Cinnamomum trivancoricum Based on GC-MS Volatile Oil Markers by Muthiah Maridass


553 Global Warming and Stomatal Complex Types by A.A. Abdulrahaman and F.A. Oladele


557 Hydrophilic and Lipophilic Antioxidant Capacity and Content of Phenolic Compounds in Fresh Khat Leaves (Catha edulis Forsk.) by Yakov Vinokur, Azri Levi, Oleg Feygenberg and Victor Rodov


565 Essential Oil Compounds and Antibacterial Activity of Leaves of Cinnamomum chemungianum Mohan et Henry (Lauraceae) by S. Baskaran and M.G. Ebbie


571 Antimicrobial and Cytotoxic Activities of Hopea utilis Fruits by M. Maridass


577 Callus Induction and Plant Regeneration of Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper via Half Seed Explant by R. Harisaranraj, S. Saravana Babu and K. Suresh


586 Studies on In-Vitro Antimicrobial Activity of Ethanol Extract of Rauvolfia tetraphylla by K. Suresh, S. Saravana Babu amd R. Harisaranraj


591 Aromatherapy: The Power of Scent by M. Sugumaran and T. Vetrichelvan


599 Contribution of Dravyaguna to Herbal Materia Medica by Amritpal Singh


603 A Note on Variation of Active Principles in Indian Medicinal Pants and TIM Formulations by Amritpal Singh


607 Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences-Challenges Ahead by Amritpal Singh     


609 Analysis of Inter Species Relationships of Ocimum Species Using RAPD Markers by R. Harisaranraj, R. Prasitha, S. Saravana Babu and K. Suresh


614 Preliminary Investigation on Nutritional Properties of Artemesia maritime Linn. by I.D. Bhatt, Arvind Bhatt, Kundan Parsad, Sanjay Gairola, R.S. Rawal and Uppeandra Dhar


620 Ethnomedicinal Plants Used Against Diarrhea and Dysentery in Dir Kohistan Valley (NWFP), Pakistan by Gul Jan, Mir Ajab Khan and Farzana Gul


638 Preliminary Phytochemical Screening and Antibacterial Studies of Leaf Extract of Solanum trilobatum Linn. by Asirvatham Doss and Rangasamydhanabalan


643 Relationship between the ACE Gene Polymorphism and Angiographic Coronary Artery Disease by M. Indra and P. Annapoorani


647 Ethnobotanical Observation on Tuberous Plants from Tribal Area of Rajasthan (India) by Shweta Swarnkar and S.S. Katewa


667 Ethnomedicinal Uses of Some Common Lower Plants Used by Tribals of Melghat Region (MS) India by R.P. Shirsat


670 Achyranthes aspera Linn. (Chirchira): A Magic Herb in Folk Medicine by Sumeet Dwivedi, Raghvendra Dubey and Kushagra Mehta


677 Evaluation of Medicinal Herbal Trade (Paraga) in Lagos State of Nigeria by Akeem Babalola Kadiri


682 Mutagenicity and Carcinogenicity Prediction of Compounds from Cardamom (Elettaria cardamom Maton.) by S. Balaji and B. Chempakam


690 Ethnomedicinal Uses of Some Common Bryophytes and Pteridophyes Used by Tribals of Melghat Region (MS), India by R.P. Shirsat


693 Preliminary Phytochemical Evaluation of Certain Anticancer Crude Drugs Used by Adivasis of Rayalaseema Region, Andhra Pradesh, India by P. Venkata Krishnaiah, K. Venkata Ratnam and R.R. Venkata Raju


698 Compatibility of Metarhizium ansiopliae (Metsch.) Sorok. with Ocimum sanctum Linn. (Tulsi) (Lamiaceae) Extracts by J. Francis Borgio, B. Jesvin Bency and Neha Sharma


705 Phytochemical Survey of Orchids in the Tirunelveli Hills of South India by M. Maridass, M.I. Zahir Hussain and G. Raju


713 Ethnobotanical Applications of some Floral Species in Bayelsa State, Nigeria by Gordian Chibuzo Obute and Ebiare Ekiye


719 Ethnobotanical Utilization of Poecilineron pauciflorum Bedd. by the Kani Tribes of Agasthiamalai, Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India by S. Kumar Ghanthi and V.S. Manickam


723 Traditional Medicine (Ayurveda) Instruction in Indian Pharmacy Institutes by Saurhav Lakhalpal and Amritpal Singh


728 In-Vitro Antimicrobial Activity of Extracts of Passiflora edulis (Passifloraceae) and Sphaeranthus indicus (Asteraceae) by Asirvathamdoss, Pichai  Anthoni Doss and Rangasamydhanabalan


734 Review of Ethnomedicinal Uses and Pharmacology of Evolvulus alsinoides Linn. by Amritpal Singh


741 Anthelmintic Activity of Alcoholis and Aqueous Extract of Fruits of Terminalia chebula Retz. by S. Dwivedi, A. Dwivedi, R.  Kapadia and S. Kaul


744 An Ethno-Medico-Botanical Study of Bolangir, Orissa: Native Plant Remedies Against Gynaecological Diseases by S.P. Mohapatra and H.P. Sahoo


750 Litter Fungi Diversity in Piranmalai Forest, Eastern Ghats, Tamilnadu, India by C. Pitchairamu, S. Venkatesan and K. Muthuchelian


758 Medicinal Properties and Antimicrobial Activity of Crotolaria madurensis var. kurnoolica by L. Md. Bhakshu, K. Venkata Ratnam and R.R. Venkataraju


763 Folk Lore Uses of Some Plants by the Tribes of Madhya Pradesh with Special Reference to Their Conservation by S. Dwivedi, A. Dwivedi and S.N. Dwivedi


772 Evaluation of Brine Shrimp Lethality of Cinnamomum Species by Muthiah Maridass


776 Effects of Some Heavy Metals on Chlorophyll Accumulation in Barbula lambarenensis by P.O. Fatoba and Emem G. Udoh


784 Weed Flora of a Maize/Cassava Intercrop under Integrated Weed Management in an Ecological Zone of Southern Guinea Savanna of Nigeria by P.M. Olorunmaiye and K.S. Olorunmaiye


801 Prediction of Biological Activity Spectra for Few Anticancer Drugs Derived from Plant Sources by A. John De Britto, T. Leon Stephan Raj and D. Abiya Chelliah


811 Preliminary Phytochemical Screening and Antimalarial Studies of Spathodea campanulatum P. Beauv Leaf Extracts by Rangasamy Dhanabalan, Asirvatham Doss, Muthusamy Jagadeeswari, Rajamanickam Karthie, Muthusamy Palaniswamy and Jeyaraman Angayarkanni


820 Pharmacognostical and Preliminary Phtochemical Studies of Sapindus trifoliatus Vahl. by A. Krishnaveni and Santh Rani Thaakur


827 Isolation, Identification and Characterization of Melanin Pigment Production in Streptomyces from Megamalai Forest Soil by S. Venkatesan, R. Ganesan and K. Muthuchelian


832 Ethnobotanical Studies on Some Lower Plants of the Central Development Region, Nepal by Kunjani Joshi and Ananda Raj Joshi


841 Antimicrobial Properties and Phytochemical Constituents of Rheo discolor Hance. by Varadarajan Parivuguna, Rathinasswamy Gnanaprabhal, Rangasamy Dhanabalan and Asirvatahm Doss


851 An Ethnobotanical Survey of Herbal Markets and Medicinal Plants in Lagos State of Nigeria by J.D. Olowokudejo, A.B. Kadiri and V.A. Travih


866 An Overview of Dravyguna in Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences Curriculum by Amritpal Singh and Saurabh Singh Baghel


868 Preliminary Phytochemical Analysis of Diospyros Species by M. Maridass, S. Ghanthikumar and G. Raju


873 Ethnomedicinal Uses of Some Plant Species by Ethnic and Rural Peoples of the Salem District of Tamilnadu with Special Reference to the Conservation of Vanishing Species by S.B. Mishra, S. Dwivedi, A. Shashi and K. Prajapati


888 Recent Trends in Ayurvedic Pharmacy Education in India by Amripal Singh and S.S. Bhagel


891 Phytochemical Investigation and Antibacterial Screening of Ethanolic Leaf Extract of Sapindus emarginatus Vahl. by M. Sathiya and K. Muthuchelian


896 Ethnomedicinal Recipes for Respiratory and Bronchial Diseases from Tribals of Sriharikota Island, Andhra Pradesh by R. Bharath Kumar and B. Suryanarayana


912 Antimicrobial Studies of Triterpenoid Fractions from Myxopyrum smilacifolium Blume by D. Sudharmini and Ashalatha S. Nair


916 Ethnomedicinal Observations among the Kondareddis of Khammam District, Andhra Pradesh, India by K.N. Reddy, C.S. Reddy and V.S. Raju


927 An Evaluation of the Genotoxic Effects of the Seed Decoction of Cassia tora Linn. (Leguminosae) in an Allium cepa Model by Pallavi Solanke, Mahendra Singh, Hemant Singh Rathore, Anjali Sharma, Mukesh Makwana and Sharad Shrivastava


934 Taxonomic Validation of Crude Drugs used for Poisonous Bites by Adivasis of Rayalaseema Region, Andhra Pradesh by Johnson Saturas N.A., K. Venkata Ratnam, G. Tirupathi Reddy and R.R. Venkata Raju


938 Antifeedant Activity of Leaf Aqueous Extracts of Selected Medicinal Plants on VI instar larva of Helicoverpa armigera (H�bner) by S. Ramya, C. Rajasekaran, G. Sundararajan, N. Alaguchamy and R. Jayakumararaj


944 Studies on Antimicrobial Efficiency of Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad: A Medicinal Plant by John Peter Paul J.


948 A Survey of the Ethnomedicinal Flora of the Sirumalai Hills, Dindugul District, India by D. Vikneshwaran, M. Viji and Raja Lakshmi K.


954 Prediction of Anti-Hiv Activity of Flavanoid Constituents Through PASS by M. Maridass, G. Raju, K. Thangavel and S. Ghanthikumar


995 Antimicrobial Activity of Selected Medicinal Plants, Craetva magna, Pongamia glabra and Areca catechu by I. Joseph and A.J.A. Ranjit Singh


1003 Some Lesser known Medicinal Plants of the Kondha and Gond Tribes of Bolngir, Orissa, India by S.P. Mohapatra and H.P. Sahoo


1007 Impact of Changes in the Microclimatic Conditions on Species Diversity of Insectivorous Plants at Karungalagudi, (TN) India by S. Ramya, C. Rajasekaran, J. John Jebaraj and R. Jayakumararaj


1022 In vitro Phytochemical Screening and Antibacterial Activity of Organic Leaf Extracts of Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv against Hospital Isolated Bacterial Strains by R. Dhanabalan,


1013 Salvadora persica, Tamarix aphylla and Zizyphus mauritiana: Three Woody Plant Species Mentioned in Holy Quran and Ahadith by S.K. Marwat, Mir Ajab Khan, Md. A. Khan, Fazal-ur-Rehman, M. Ahmad and Md. Zafar A. Doss, S. Balachandar, E. Kezia, M. Jagadeeswari and H. Karthik


1029 Phytochemical Screening and Antibacterial Activity of Leaf Extracts of Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb. (Fabaceae) by S. Ramya, M. Kalayansundaram, T. Kalaivani and R. Jayakumararaj


1035 Antibacterial Effect of some Plant Extracts on Selected Enterobacteriaceae by I.O. Sule and T.O. Agbabiaka


1043 Floristic and Medicinal Uses of some Plants of Chandaka Denudated Forest Patches of Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India by K.K. Behera, S. Sahoo and S. Patra


1054 Ethnomedicinal Perspectives of Botanicals used by Malayali Tribes in Vattal Hills of Dharmapuri (TN), India by S. Ramya, C. Rajasekaran, R. Sivaperumal, A. Krishnan and R. Jayakumararaj


1067 In vitro Evaluation of Antibacterial Activity Using Crude Extracts of Catharanthus roseus L. (G.) Don. by S. Ramya, V. Govindaraji, K. N. Kannan and R. Jayakumararaj


1073 A Note on the Identity of Carnivorous Plants of Karungalakudi, Tamil Nadu, India by K. Natarajan,  R. Kottaimuthu, V. Balasubramanian, P. Alex Pandian, M. Malaisamy and R. Ponnuchamy


1078 Herbal Supplements (Haematanics) and their Interactions with Medications: An Overview by Dwivedi  A., Akhtar A.K., Sharma M. and Gupta P.


1085 Antibacterial Activity of Punica granatum L. against Gastro Intestinal Tract Infection Causing Organisms by B.V. Pradeep, M.K. Manojbabu and M. Palaniswamy


1090 In vitro Phytochemical Screening and Antibacterial Activity of Aqueous and Methanolic Leaf Extracts of Tridax procumbens against Bovine Mastitis Isolated Staphylococcus aureus by R. Dhanabalan et al.


1096 Biopesticidal Effect of Leaf Extracts of Catharanthus roseus L. (G.) Don. on the Larvae of Gram Pod Borer - Helicoverpa armigera (H�bner) by S. Ramya et al


1108 Ethnomedicinal Plants Survey and Documentation Related to Paliyar Community by Vikneshwaran D., Viji M. and Raja Lakshmi K.


1116 Ethnomedicinal Observations among Forest Dwellers of the Daitari Range of Hills of Orissa, India by Sarada P. Mohapatra, Gagan B. Prusty and Hara P. Sahoo


1124 In vitro Evaluation of Antibacterial Activity of Phytochemical Extracts from Leaves of Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr. (Rutaceae) by C. Rajasekaran, E. Meignanam, N. Premkumar, T. Kalaivani, R. Siva, V. Vijayakumar, S. Ramya and R. Jayakumararaj


1129 Molecular Analysis in Rauvolfia tetraphylla L. using RAPD Markers by R. Mahesh, N. Nirmal Kumar and R. Mary Sujin


1137 Traditional Practice for Oral Health Care in Nandurbar District of Maharashtra, India by S.B. Badgujar, R.T. Mahajan and S.B. Kosalge


1145 Phytochemical Investigations of some Laticiferous Plants belonging to Khandesh Region of Maharashtra by R.T. Mahajan and S.B. Badgujar


1153 Studies on Phytochemical Profile and Antibacterial Activity of Ethnolic Leaf Extract of Tabebuia rosea (Bertol.) DC. by M. Sathiya and K. Muthuchelian


1158 Anti-Diabetic Effect of Gymnema sylvestre (Asclepiadaceae) Powder in the Stomach of Rats by R. Mary Sujin, R. Mary Subin, R. Mahesh and R. Vinolyia Josephine Mary


1168 Ethnobotany and Traditional Management of Drought Tolerant Tree Species in Homestead Forests of Bangladesh by Mahbubul Alam and Yasushi Furukawa


1172 Anti-hyperglycaemic and Insulin Release Effects of Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt Leaves in Normal and Alloxan Diabetic Rats by A. Doss and R. Dhanabalan


1176 Pharmacognostical and Preliminary Phytochemical Studies of Argyreia nervosa (Burm. f.) Bojer by Krishnaveni, A. and Santh Rani Thaakur


1184 Antimicrobial and Phytochemical Investigation of the Leaves of Carica papaya L., Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers., Euphorbia hirta L., Melia azedarach L. and Psidium guajava L. by Suresh K, Deepa P, Harisaranraj R and Vaira Achudhan V.


1192 Antimicrobial Activity of Aqueous Extracts of Bark, Root, Leaves and Fruits of Terminalia arjuna Wight & Arn. by S. Ramya, et al.


1198 Ethnomedicinal Uses of Plants in the Plains Area of the Tirunelveli-District, Tamilnanu, India by Vanila, D. Ghanthikimar, S. and Manickam, V.S.


1206 Immunomodulatory Effect of Coconut Protein on Cyclophosphamide Induced Immune Suppressed Swiss Albino Mice by A. Geo Vigila and X. Baskaran


1213 Investigations on Antibacterial Activity of Leaf Extracts of Azadirachta indica A. Juss. (Meliaceae): A Traditional Medicinal Plant of India by C. Rajasekaran, et al.


1218 Anti-Venon Activity of Medicinal Plants--A Mini Review by S. Meenatchisundaram, G. Parameswari, T. Subbraj and A. Michael


1221 Study on the Pharmacognostic Characterization and Antimicrobial Activity of the Medicinal Plant Cassia obtusa L. by Jeyabal K.P., Viji M., Vikneshwaran, Murugan, P. and Raja Laksmi K.


1227 Ethnomedicinal Orchids of Uttarakhand, Western Himalaya by Jeewan Singh Jalal, Pankaj Kumar and Y.P.S. Pangtey


1231 Justification of use of some Medicinal Plants to Treat Various Diseases in Khulna, Bangladesh by Md. Mehedi Faysal


1236 Preliminary Phytochemical Studies and Antibacterial Activity of Ocimum sanctum L. by X. Baskaran


1240 Investigation of Phytochemical Profile and Antibacterial Potential of Ethnolic Leaf Extract of Prosopis juliflora DC. by Sathiya, M. and Muthuchelian, K.


1246 Revitalization of Siddha Medicine in Tamilnadu, India--Changing Trends in Consumer's Attitude: A Survey by A. Krishnan, P. Bagyalakshimi, S. Ramya and R. Jayakumararaj


1252 Traditional Indian Medicine--The Curtain Raiser by Amritpal Singh


1254 Ethnomedicinal Study of Vegetables Mentioned in the Holy Qura'n and Ahadith by Sarfaraz Khan Marwat, Muhammad Aslam Khan and Fazal-ur-Rehman


1269 Antimicrobial Screening of some Selected Tribal Medicinal Plants from Sriharikota Island, Andhra Pradesh, India by R. Bharath Kumar and B. Suryanarayana


1283 Pharmacognostical and Preliminary Phytochemical Studies of Leaves of Tridax procumbens L. by Kiran Prajapati, D. Singh, S.B. Mishra, P. Dubey and B. Sangameswaran

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