PHYTO-PHARMACOLOGY OF BERBERIS ARISTATA DC: A REVIEW. Mazumder Papiya Mitra 1, *Das Saumya 2, Das Sanjita 2, Das Manas Kumar 3. Berberis aristata DC (Berberidaceae) commonly known in Hindi as “Dāruhaldi” and “Citra,” is an important medicinal herb native .. Berberis aristata: A review. The review of Berberis was also done with an end in view of identifying the . 3) ( References in Table 3: B. aristata: Blasko et al., [15]; Potdar et al.

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Online since 15 th February, www. Res J Med Plant ;5: Sack and Frochlich, [ ]. Hand and microtome sections were taken, stained and mounted and the cell content and cell wall structure were studied according to the method described by Kay and Johansen.

Journal List Anc Sci Life v. Tomita M, Kikuchi T. The outer one is a narrow zone of layers of parenchymatous cells with relatively thick walls and less number of intercellular spaces between them.

Pharmacological activities of various Berberis species. User Username Password Remember me. The phloem fibers have been reported to be of plain type only but our findings have shown that there are two types of fibers viz. Periodical Expert Book Agency Electro pharmacological effects of berberine on canine cardiac purkinje fibers and ventricular muscle and atrial muscle of the rabbit.


Testicular cell population dynamics following palmitine hydroxide treatment in mole dogs. The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India. Previous pharmacological studies on Berberis and its isolated alkaloids revealed more potential towards cardio vascular, hepato-protective, antimicrobial and anticancer activities. Abraham, [ 1 ].

Pronuciferine N-oxide, a proaporphine N-oxide alkaloid from Berberis coletioides. Tiwari KP, Masood M. Microscopic characters The young root [ Plate 1Figure 1] shows a single layered epidermis comprising of larger mostly radially elongated cells covered over by a cuticle.

Influence of berberine on immune fraction in mice infected with infhcenza virous. Studies on Indian berberidaceae from botanical, chemical and pharmacological aspects. A broad spectrum of pharmacological activities of Berberis. Nat Prod Sci ; Powder of the leaf is greenish yellow in color with bitter taste. Stem The stem powder is yellowish berberus color, fibrous in composition and bitter in taste.

This is followed by a wide zone of secondary phloem, which is intersected in reiew by wide funnel shaped medullary rays. Koetz N, Walter J. Hand and microtome sections were taken, Stained and mounted as usual and the cell content and cell wall structure were studied according to the method described by Kay and Johansen. Phloem fibers are absent.

Detailed pharmacognostical studies on Berberis aristata DC plant

A potential adjunct to insulin: Special Issue Abstract Book. The fibers are long somewhat pointed, blunt or truncated ends [ Plate 7Figure 5a 1 and a 2 ]. Literature on Phyto-chemistry reveals that the species are rich in alkaloids, of which biologically active ‘Berberine’ is the major and potential one.


J Eco Taxo Bot. Fluorescence of powdered vegetable drugs with particular reference to development of a system of identification. Ahmad M, Sharif TA. The epidermis with unicellular, uniseriate trichomes and the primary cortex comprising of tanniferous and sclerenchymatous cells gets peeled off. Isolation of the alkaloids berberine and berbamine from Mahonia swarsii. Nepal J Sci Technol ; The fibers are long with thickened walls having a perceptible lumen with mostly pointed ends, but in some cases the fibers have blunt ends.

However, the fibers are absent in the region of medullary rays. Some of the parenchymatous cells of the phloem are converted into fibers as well as stone cells.


The medullary rays, cells wide traverse through the xylem and phloem regions. Support Center Support Center. Berberine inhibits intestinal secretory response of Vibrio cholerae and Escherichia coli enterotoxins.