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Lakshmi T.,Saveetha Dental College and Hospital | Krishnan V.,SRM University | Rajendran R.,Green Chemical Herbal Extracts and Formulations | Madhusudhanan N.,Sathyabama Dental College
Pharmacognosy Reviews | Year: 2015

Azadirachta indica commonly known as Neem, is an evergreen tree. Since time immemorial it has been used by Indian people for treatment of various diseases due to its medicinal properties. It possesses anti-bacterial, anti-cariogenic, anti-helminthic, anti-diabetic, anti-oxidant, astringent, anti-viral, cytotoxic, and anti-inflammatory activity. Nimbidin, Azadirachtin and nimbinin are active compounds present in Neem which are responsible for antibacterial activity. Neem bark is used as an active ingredient in a number of toothpastes and toothpowders. Neem bark has anti-bacterial properties, it is quite useful in dentistry for curing gingival problems and maintaining oral health in a natural way. Neem twigs are used as oral deodorant, toothache reliever and for cleaning of teeth. The objective of this article is to focus on the various aspects of Azadirachta indica in dentistry in order to provide a tool for future research. © 2015, Medknow. All rights reserved.


Lakshmi T.,Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals | Rajendran R.,Green Chemical Herbal Extracts and Formulations
International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences | Year: 2013

Hemidesmus indicus is widely used in Ayurveda for treatment of various disease conditions. It is used as a tonic, demulcent, diaphoretic, diuretic and blood purifier. The therapeutic action of the herb is due to presence of major chemical constituents like coumarinolignoids hemidesmine and hemidesmin. This herb is beneficial in skin disorders, urinary tract infections and to treat kidney failure. Based on the scientific research the article is reviewed to reveal the therapeutic aspects of the herbal extract for the beneficial of further research.


Lakshmi T.,Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals | Madhusudhanan N.,Sathyabhama Dental College and Hospitals | Rajendran R.,Green Chemical Herbal Extracts and Formulations
Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology | Year: 2013

Nymphaea alba commonly known as white water lily, an aquatic flowering plant. It contains the active alkaloids nupharine and nymphaeine, and flowers possess sedative and acts as an aphrodisiac. Roots and stalks are used in traditional herbal medicine along with the flower, the petals and other flower parts are the most widely used for medicinal purpose. In modern herbal practice it is used as a remedy for dysentery. The aim of the article is to update the pharmacological actions of the plant for the basis of future research. © RJPT.


Lakshmi T.,Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals | Rajendran R.,Green Chemical Herbal Extracts and Formulations
International Journal of ChemTech Research | Year: 2013

The present paper deals with the estimation of Boswellic acids and Gymnemic acids in Boswellia serrata & Gymnema sylvestre of therapeutic importance, which is an important medicinal plants. This study involves the quantitative determination of secondary metabolites. The amount of the Boswellic acid present in Boswellia serrata extract are reported (65%) and for Gymnemic acids in Gymnema sylvestre it is estimated as 27%.This data has provided the basis for its wide use as the therapeutic agent both in the traditional and folk medicines.


Lakshmi T.,Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals | Rajendran R.,Green Chemical Herbal Extracts and Formulations
International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences | Year: 2012

Acacia catechu willd (Family: Fabaceae and subfamily: Mimosoideae) known as Black cutch has a diverse pharmacological and phytochemical importance. It is a potent medicinal plant in the traditional Indian medicinal systems. The leaves, bark, heartwood had many nutritional and medicinal uses .The aim of our present study is to investigate the Estimation of Bioflavonoid Quercetin in Acacia catechu Ethanolic Leaf extract by HPLC method.

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