Journal: Journal of Pharmacy Research

Article Id: JPRS-PHDRS-0000430
Title: Diuretic activity of flowers of Jasminum auriculatum Vahl
Category: Pharmacognosy and Herbal Drugs related study
Section: Research Article
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    The decoction of flowers of Jasminum auriculatum Vahl of Oleaceae widly used in Ayurvedic system of medicine for the treatment of burning sensation, cardiopathy, urolithiasis, nephrolithiasis, strangury, dermatopathy, cardiotonic, diuretic and depurative. Preliminary phytochemical investigation of alcoholic and aqueous extracts of the flowers of Jasminum auriculatum showed the presence of flavonoids, sterols, tannins and glycosides (flavonoidal). Alcoholic and aqueous extracts of flowers were investigated for its diuretic activity in albino rats. Results revealed that both the extracts showed significant diuretic activity at a dose of 250 mg/kg body weight by increasing the total volume of urine and concentrations of potassium and sodium salts in urine as compared to the standard drug Frusemide (100mg/kg body weight).

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    Yogendr Bahuguna*1, Vijay Juyal2, Mohan Singh Maniyri Rawat2, Sunil Jalalpure3

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    *1Department of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Division of Pharmaceutical Science, Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Technology and Sciences, Patel Nagar, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
    2Vice-Chancellor of H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India
    3Department of Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry, K.L.E.S.’s College of Pharmacy, Belgaum, Karnataka, India.


    For correspondence:Yogendr M. Bahuguna, Department of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry,Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences,SGRR Institute of Technology and Sciences, Patel Nagar, Dehradun-248 001, Uttarakhand, India.


    Received on:18-08-2008; Accepted on :25-12-2008

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    Yogendr Bahuguna*1, Vijay Juyal2, Mohan Singh Maniyri Rawat2, Sunil Jalalpure3

    Title:Diuretic activity of flowers of Jasminum auriculatum Vahl
    Journal:Journal of Pharmacy Research
    Vol(issue):2 (February)
    Year:2009
    Page No: (215-216)
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    Methodology:Diuretic activity.
    Research Materials:Jasminum auriculatum

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Jasminum auriculatum Flowers Diuretic activity.

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