Tag: Alkaloids

Picrorrhiza kurroa helps to treat liver disorders like jaundice

pharmanewsdaily- May 4, 2018 0

Picrorrhia kurroa belonging to the family Scrophulariaceae is a medicinal plant that helps in treating liver disorders like jaundice and anaemia. Picrorrhiza synonyms: Picrorrhiza is ... Read More

Effects of Caffeine, Uses and Chemical Tests

pharmanewsdaily- October 19, 2013 0

Molecular Formula of Caffeine: The molecular formula of caffeine is C8H10O2N4. Physical and Chemical Properties of Caffeine: Caffeine occurs as a white powder with bitter ... Read More

Purine Alkaloids : Source, Distribution and Chemical Nature

pharmanewsdaily- October 2, 2013 0

Source and Distribution of Purine Alkaloids: Purine alkaloids occur in various parts of the world and are used in stimulant beverages as it consists of ... Read More

Gloriosa : Chemical Constituents, Uses and Synonyms

pharmanewsdaily- March 21, 2013 0

Gloriosa superba Upon opening, the petals of the gloriosa lily point up and its stamens spread out beneath in a circular fashion.  Morphology and Distribution ... Read More

Kurchi – Chemical Nature, Uses and Synonyms

pharmanewsdaily- February 13, 2013 0

Kurchi Bark pieces for Dysentry Morphology and Distribution of Kurchi: Kurchi is the dried stem bark of Holarrhena antidysenterica belonging to the family Apocyanaceae. Kurchi ... Read More

Steroidal Alkaloids : Sources, Chemical Nature and Uses

pharmanewsdaily- February 4, 2013 0

Sources of Steroidal Alkaloids Important drugs which belong to steroidal alkaloids belongs to Solanum species, kurchi bark and veratrum. Chemical Principles of Steroidal Alkaloids: The ... Read More

Purine Alkaloids : Sources, Properties and Chemical Nature

pharmanewsdaily- February 4, 2013 0

Distribution and Uses of Purine Alkaloids: Purine alkaloids occur in various parts of the world and are used in stimulant beverages as it consists of ... Read More

Role of Alkaloids in Plants

pharmanewsdaily- January 30, 2013 0

Antropa belladonna What are Alkaloids and how are they synthesized? The alkaloids are generally poisonous in nature, but when they are used in minute amounts, ... Read More

Alkaloids : Physical and Chemical Properties

pharmanewsdaily- January 30, 2013 0

Physical Properties of Alkaloids: All the alkaloids are colourless, crystalline solids Some alkaloids are coloured in nature, for example, betanidin is red, berberine is yellow ... Read More