I= PHARMACOLOGICAL AND TOXICOLOGICAL STUDIES OF SOME TRADITIONAL MEDICINES USED IN PAKISTAN
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Title of Thesis
PHARMACOLOGICAL AND TOXICOLOGICAL STUDIES OF SOME TRADITIONAL MEDICINES USED IN PAKISTAN

Author(s)
Navaid Ul-Zafar
Institute/University/Department Details
University Of Karachi/ Department Of Pharmacology
Session
1996
Subject
Pharmacy
Number of Pages
218
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
traditional medicines, unani medicine, medicinal plant, plant-drug research, herbal drug, icterene, neemolene, azadirachta indica, durr-e-seer, liquorice, glycyrrhizic acid

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S. No. Chapter Title of the Chapters Page Size (KB)
1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction 1
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  1.1 General introduction 1
  1.2 Contemporay relevance of traditional systems 13
  1.3 Unani medicine in modern context 14
  1.4 Research in traditional mesicine 17
  1.5 Medicinal plant based drug industry 20
  1.6 Priorities in research on medicinal plants and diverse studies 22
  1.7 Pitfalls in plant-drug research and implications 28
  1.8 Herbal drug trade 30
  1.9 Standardization of herbal drugs 31
  1.10 Objective of present study 50
  1.11 References 51
3 2 Icterene 55
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  2.1 Introduction 55
  2.2 Aims of study 58
  2.3 Enzymes 60
  2.4 Materials and methods 68
  2.5 Histopathological studies 71
  2.6 Results 72
  2.7 Discussions 83
  2.8 Conclusion 98
  2.9 References 99
4 3 Neemolene 101
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  3.1 Introduction 101
  3.2 Chemical constituents of neem 104
  3.3 Pharmacological and clinical properties 109
  3.4 Aims of study 117
  3.5 Hypoglycaemic activity in aqueous extracts of azadirachta indica leaves ( Neemolene ) 118
  3.6 Hypoglycaemic activity in ethanolic extracts of azadirachta indica leaves 140
  3.7 References 158
5 4 Durr-e-Seer 162
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  4.1 Introduction 162
  4.2 Blood pressure 164
  4.3 Types of hypertension 171
  4.4 Division of hypertension 174
  4.5 Aimds of study 175
  4.6 Materials and methods 175
  4.7 Experiments on isolated preparations 177
  4.8 Results 180
  4.9 Discussion 187
  4.10 Conclusion 188
  4.11 References 189
6 5 Liquorice 190
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  5.1 Introduction 190
  5.2 Isolation 193
  5.3 Chemistry of glycyrrhizic acid 194
  5.4 Acute and chronic toxicity 198
  5.5 Effect on water and electrolyte excretion 198
  5.6 Anti-inflammatory activity 201
  5.7 Carbenoxolone in the treatment of gastric ulcer 202
  5.8 Metabolism of carbenoxolone 203
  5.9 Mode of action 210
  5.10 References 213
7 6 Acknowledgement 199
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