Evaluation of diuretic activity of Amaranthus spinosus Linn. aqueous extract in Wistar rats.
Summary of "Evaluation of diuretic activity of Amaranthus spinosus Linn. aqueous extract in Wistar rats."
Traditional Siddha medicine literature claims that the Amaranthus spinosus Linn. (family: Amaranthaceae) whole plant possesses diuretic property.
Department of Pharmacology, Melaka Manipal Medical College (Manipal Campus), Manipal University, Manipal 576104, Karnataka, India.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of ethnopharmacology
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22331031
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2012.01.049
The genus Amaranthus has potential activity as a hepatoprotective agent.
Ipomoea reniformis Roxb. (Convolvulaceae) is a small, weedy herb used for the management of cardiac problems in traditional systems of medicine in India and Pakistan. Objective of the present study wa...
Fructooligosaccharide (FOS), a prebiotic was extracted from the grain of Coix lachryma-jobi Linn. (Job's tears) by hot water extraction at 60 °C for 1 h. The resulting dried powder extract was assa...
The chloroform (4.20% w/w), ethyl acetate (4.23% w/w) and aqueous decoction (12.11% w/w) extracts of the aerial parts of A. indica were screened for the antiepileptic activity against maximal electros...
Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder of glucose metabolism. The management of blood glucose level is the hallmark in the treatment of this disease. This may be achieved through the use of oral hy...
The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of Aqueous mushroom extract (AME) on intra ocular pressure (IOP) in humans or as a potential anti glaucoma drug.
The purpose of this study is to obtain and assay human aqueous samples following pre-operative dosing with 0.1% Brimonidine Purite™ (pH 7.8) or with 0.15% Brimonidine Purite® (pH 7.2) f...
When compared to aqueous gel, 2% Lidocaine jelly does not reduce the pain perception during evaluation of postvoid residual volume and the Q-tip test.
MAIN: The benefits of treating high blood pressure successfully to normal levels on heart function are the same regardless of which particular combination of drugs are used. SECONDARY: Me...
The purpose of this study is to assay human aqueous for bimatoprost and the presence of any metabolites, especially prostaglandin analogs. Hypothesis:Bimatoprost is not metabolized to a pr...
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
A plant genus of the family CHENOPODIACEAE. The extract may be called lochein. Tumbleweed may occasionally refer to AMARANTHUS.
A plant genus, in the family AMARANTHACEAE, best known as a source of high-protein grain crops and of Red Dye No. 2 (AMARANTH DYE). Tumbleweed sometimes refers to Amaranthus but more often refers to SALSOLA.
A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. The common name of thoroughwort is also used for other plants including EUPATORIUM; CHROMOLAENA, Hebeclinium and Koanophyllon. Eupolin is the aqueous extract of the leaves.
A dehydrated extract of thyroid glands. After the removal of fat and connective tissue, the extract is dried or lyophilized to yield a yellowish to buff-colored amorphous powder containing 0.17-0.23% of iodine.
3,7-Dimethylxanthine. The principle alkaloid in Theobroma cacao (the cacao bean) and other plants. A xanthine alkaloid that is used as a bronchodilator and as a vasodilator. It has a weaker diuretic activity than THEOPHYLLINE and is also a less powerful stimulant of smooth muscle. It has practically no stimulant effect on the central nervous system. It was formerly used as a diuretic and in the treatment of angina pectoris and hypertension. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, pp1318-9)