Evaluation of the gastric anti-ulcer activity of fixed oil of Ocimum sanctum
Karthikayan K, Gunasekaran P, Ramamurthy N and S Govindasamy Anti cancer activity of Ocimum sanctum
, otherwise known as holy basil, is used in Ayurvedic medicines for its antibacterial effects.
Ltd, Bangalore), a polyherbal formulation, was as follows: Withania somnifera 17 per cent (aqueous extract of root: withanolides 2% w/w), Ocimum sanctum
17 per cent (70% alcohol extract of leaves: ursolic acid 3% w/w), Camellia sinensis 33 per cent (70% alcohol extract of leaves: total polyphenols 60% w/w), triphala 25 per cent (aqueous extract: total tannin 34% w/w) and shilajit 8 per cent (aqueous extract: fulvic acid 53% w/w; humic acid 17% w/w).
is widely used in the management of various diseases and its antifungal effects have been reported (Devkatte et al.
Controlled programmed trial of Ocimum sanctum
leaf on generalized anxiety disorders.
a) Ocimum sanctum
displays antifungal activity, but should not be used due to potential drug interactions.
Plant materials include Acorus calamus (Araceae) stem, Asparagus racemosus (Asparagaceae) root, Aegle marmelos (Rutaceae) leaves and fruits, Cassia fistula (Fabaceae) fruits, Gymnema sylvestre (Asclepiadaceae) leaves, Holarrhena antidysenterica (Apocynaceae) bark, Mimusops elengi (Sapotaceae) bark, Ocimum sanctum
(Lamiaceae) leaves, Piper longum (Piperaceae) leaves, Sapindus trifoliatus (Sapindaceae) fruits, Terminalia arjuna (Combretaceae) bark, Terminalia bellerica (Combretaceae) fruits, Terminalia chebula (Combretaceae) fruits and Withania somnifera (Solanaceae) roots.
In the present study we evaluated the anticataleptic efficacy of NR-ANX-C, a polyherbal formulation containing bioactives of Withania somnifera, Ocimum sanctum
, Camellia sinensis, triphala and shilajit in haloperidol induced catalepsy in mice.
(OS) is an Indian medicinal plant traditionally used for the treatment of various stress-related conditions.
Keywords: Ocimum sanctum
Essential oil Candida Fluconazole Ketoconazole
CardiPro is polyherbal formulation which consists of the standardized extracts of selected herbs; Boerhaavia diffusa, Ocimum sanctum
, Emblica officinalis, Withania somnifera and Terminalia arjuna (Gyanendra Pandey, 2001a, b, 2002a, b, c).