NATURAL PRODUCT RADIANCE

A Bimonthly Digest on Natural Products

                              

 ISSN 0972-592X    
Volume 2

Number 2

March- April 2003

        

CONTENTS

 

Articles  

Oil  potential of Moringa, R. Banerji, S.C. Verma and P.Pushpangadan   

68

Natural Food Dye – Annatto and its potential in international market, S. Vedavat                                  

72

Green Page

Canthium parviflorum: An under exploited carotene rich fruit, P. Rajyalakshmi  

70

Himalayan rose root, Rhodiola spp.- Potential health drink and drug plant,  O.P.   Chaurasia,  Basant Ballabh and Brahma Singh                                                                       

71

Unani Tips

Jaundice (Yarqan), Dr Shakir Jamil and Dr Asad Abbas     

92

Explorer

Toys and utility items  

94

Explore many uses of Solanun trilobatum  

 94

Latexless jackfruit variety- ‘Sompady Jack Fruit’  

95

Fish fertilizer for lemon field  

95

Keep your poultry free from lice  

95

Nutritional feed for poultry      

95

 

Internet News

 

Shilajit: Wonder mineral of Ayurveda for diabetes  

96

Some individual herbs used in management of diabetes  

97

Pride-of-India and diabetes  

98

Herbal remedies for insomnia  

99

Rutin – A good contraceptive  

100

Fresh-cut mangoes preservation  

100

Apple cider vinegar with Centella  

100

 

Projects/ Schemes

 

Raw Material Herbarium and Museum at NISCAIR   

101

National Gene Bank for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants at CIMAP  

102

‘Saksham’ variety of Mentha, Pyrethrum and Geranium are grown by farmers  

102

Taxus Park  

102

Organic farming of Safed musli and Ashwagandha on agrowaste vermicompost  

102

Exhibition/Conference

2nd World Congress on Biotechnological Developments of Herbal Medicine   

103

 

Classified  Digests

 

Agrotechnique  

76

Beverage  

76

Condiment  

78

Dye  

78

Fishery  

78

Food  

 79

Fruit  

80

Insecticide/Pesticide 

80 

Manure  

82

Poultry  

82

Therapeutics  

82

Vegetable  

89

In Brief  

90

Readers write 

66 

Forthcoming Conf. 

106 

Book Review  

108

For Authors  

107

Subscription form  

109

Articles in forthcoming issues 

110

Advertisement  

105

Index  

111