NATURAL PRODUCT RADIANCE

A Bimonthly Digest on Natural Products

 

 

 

 ISSN 0972-592X    
Volume 2

Number 1

January- February 2003

 

 

 

CONTENTS

Articles

   Gums and mucilages - Biotechnological applications

    Giriraj Kulkarni T, Gowthamarajan K and Umesh Kumar Sharma                                                      8

   Antiamoebic plants used in Unani system of medicine

    Shakir Jamil, Shoaib Ahmad, Jamal Akhtar and Khursheed Alam                                                     16                                                                                                                

Green Page

   Clary sage: A cold desert aroma introduced in herbal garden of FRL, Leh

    O. P. Chaurasia, Basant Ballabh and Brahma Singh                                                                        14

   Promising edible fruits                                                                                                         15

 
Ayurvedic Tips

Obesity control

Dr Shailendra Mani Tripathi                                                                                                        38

 

Explorer

Drumstick tree leaves for anaemia and blood pressure                                                                40

Cost effective cultivation of mushrooms A practical approach, Nilanjana Das                          40

Herbal cure for poison of fish                                                                                                  41

Three times more yield of maize                                                                                               41

Herbal medicines for animals                                                                                                    41

                                                                                                                        
Internet News

Lac dye - Natural food colour                                                                                                  44

Leafy green vegetables prevent colon cancer                                                                               44

Designer egg                                                                                                                           44

Cow urine repels whiteflies                                                                                                       44

Cosmetics                                                                                                                               45

Wheatgrass juice as medicine                                                                                                     45

Bhengra or Bhringaraja - A traditional useful herb                                                                       46

Health benefits of gums and mucilages                                                                                      47

 

Projects/ Schemes

Cultivation, improvement and processing of medicinal plants at RRL, Jammu                               49

 

Exhibition/Conference

54th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress                                                                                         51

 

Classified Digests

Beverage...........................................................................................................................................................................22

Biochemicals ..................................................................................................................................................................25

Dye....................................................................................................................................................................................26

Food ............................................................................................................................................................................... 26

Fruit ................................................................................................................................................................................ 27

Insecticides/Pesticides Mineral ................................................................................................................................ 28

Medicinal stone-Hartal

Sanjay Kumar Uniyal and Anjali Awasthi ...................................................................................................................29

Oil/ Fat  .........................................................................................................................................................................29

Therapeutics ...................................................................................................................................................................30

In Brief .............................................................................................................................................................................42

Readers write .................................................................................................................................................................  4

Forthcoming Conf. ......................................................................................................................................................53

Book Review .................................................................................................................................................................48

For Authors .................................................................................................................................................................. 54

Subscription form ...................................................................................................................................................... 57

Feedback ....................................................................................................................................................................... 58

Advertisement Tariffs ............................................................................................................................................... 55

Articles in forthcoming issues ...................................................................................................................................56

Announcement/Ads  ............................................................................................................................................ 6, 41

Index ................................................................................................................................................................................59