Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources

(Formerly Natural Product Radiance)

http://www.niscair.res.in; http://nopr.niscair.res.in

 

VOLUME 1

Number 1

MARCH 2010

ISSN: 0976–0504 (print)

ISSN 0976–0512 (online)

CONTENTS

 

Research papers

 

Anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anti-lipid peroxidative effects of Rhaphidophora pertusa (Roxb.) Schott. and Epipremnum pinnatum (Linn.) Engl. aerial parts

 

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           A Linnet, P G Latha, M M Gincy, G I Anuja, S R Suja, S Shyamal, V J Shine, S Sini ,

           P Shikha, Mathew Dan and S Rajasekharan

 

 

 

Development of newer products with spun wrapped Jute yarns

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           Alok Nath Roy and Gautam Basu

 

 

 

Assessment of antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Dendrocnide sinuata (Blume) Chew leaves–A medicinal plant used by ethnic communities of North East India

 

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           Bhaben Tanti, Alak Kumar Buragohain, Lisha Gurung, Debashree Kakati,

           Ajoy Kumar Das and Sailendra Prasad Borah

 

 

 

Pharmacognostical studies on Flickingeria nodosa (Dalz.) Seidenf. Stem and pseudobulbs – A botanical source of the Ayurvedic drug Jivanti

 

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           V Madhavan, Gajendra Singh Tomar, S N Yoganarasimhan and M R Gurudeva

 

 

 

Effect of drying on the physico-chemical and organoleptic characteristics of Chayote (Sechium edule Sw.)

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           Kulmeet Kaur, H R Sharma and Ranjana Verma

 

 

 

Evaluation of anti-inflammatory activity of the pods of Iklil-ul-Malik (Astragalus hamosus Linn.)

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           A Hakim, Tajuddin, A Ghufran and J Nasreen

 

 

 

Pharmacognostical studies on the leaves of Cocculus hirsutus (Linn.) Diels – Chilahinta, an Ayurvedic drug

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           V Madhavan, Mohamed Sajid Ullah, M R Gurudeva and S N Yoganarasimhan

 

 

 

Anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anti-lipid peroxidation studies on leaves of Commiphora caudata

           (Wight & Arn.) Engl.

 

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           W Annu, P G Latha, J Shaji, G I Anuja, S R Suja, S Sini, S Shyamal , V J Shine,

           P Shikha and S Rajasekharan

 

 

 

Antimicrobial Studies on the extracts of Cocculus hirsutus Linn. and Hyptis suaveolens Poit.

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           V Satish, V D Ravichandrian, Usha Gavani and Padmaa M Paarakh

 

 

 

In vitro anthelmintic studies of Chlorophytum borivilianum Sant. & Fernandez tubers

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           S L Deore and S S Khadabadi

 

 

 

Pharmacognostical studies on the root tubers of Asparagus gonoclados Baker –Alternate source for the Ayurvedic drug Shatavari

 

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           V Madhavan, Ranajit Damodhar Tijare,  R Mythreyi, M R Gurudeva and S N Yoganarasimhan

 

 

 

Economics of Foxnut (Euryale ferox Salisb.) cultivation: A case study from Manipur in North eastern India

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           Alka Jain, H Birkumar Singh and P B Kanjilal

 

 

 

Effect of brassinosteroids on rooting and early vegetative growth of Coleus [Plectranthus forskohlii (Willd.) Briq.] stem cuttings

 

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           K N Swamy and S Seeta Ram Rao

 

 

 

Effect of graded levels of NPK on fresh herb yield, oil yield and oil composition of six cultivars of menthol mint (Mentha arvensis Linn.)

 

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           M Anwar, S Chand and D D Patra

 

Herbal remedies of asthma in Thoubal District of Manipur in North East India

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           Mohd. Habibullah Khan and P S Yadava

 

 

 

Indigenous healthcare practices in Buldhana district (Maharashtra)

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           Y A Ahirrao and D A Patil

 

 

 

Native plant genetic resources and traditional foods of Uttarakhand Himalaya for sustainable food security and livelihood

 

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           P S Mehta, K S Negi and S N Ojha

 

 

 

Piscicidal plants used by Gond tribe of Kawal wildlife sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh, India

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           E N Murthy, Chiranjibi Pattanaik, C Sudhakar Reddy and V S Raju

 

 

 

Traditional Herbal Medicinal Knowledge in Sagar Taluk of Shimoga District, Karnataka, India

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           N Rajakumar and M B Shivanna

 

 

 

Traditional medicinal practices among the tribal people of Raigarh (Chhatisgarh), India

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           S P Jain and J Singh

 

 

 

Short Communications

 

Nutrient profile and antioxidant components of Costus speciosus Sm. and Costus igneus Nak.

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           Vishalakshi Devi D and Asna Urooj

 

 

 

Instructions to Contributors

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