Pharmacological potentials of crude extract and different fractions of Prangos pabularia

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Pharmacological potentials of crude extract and different fractions of Prangos pabularia

Shafaat Ullah, Umar Rehman, Ghazala Yasmeen, Yaqoob ur Rehman, Anwar Saeed Khan, Aishma Khattak
Int. J. Biosci.19( 1), 141-145, July 2021.
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Abstract

Plants are practicing by man since ancient times to alleviate his suffering. Statistical data indicated that approximately 250000 higher plants exist on the earth. A wide range of these plants are utilized for various therapeutic purposes. Prangos pabularia (P. pabularia) is one of them, conventionally practiced in traditional medications as diuretic, carminative, laxative, stomachic, stimulant, anti-inflammatory, antinociceptive, antibacterial, antifungal and to manage many blood disorders viz leukoplakia. The Prangos pabularia methanolic extract (PPME) and its different fractions were utilized to assess the insecticidal and anti-termites activities of the selected plant. The methanolic extract and its various fractions were investigated for their insecticidal potentials, eliciting significant activity against the tested insects. The crud extract and its various fractions were also tested for their anti-termites activity expressed excellent results. Insecticidal and anti-termites activities of PPME and its various fractions were ranged from good to significant.

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