(2000) who showed that the oil extract of O. gratissimum was active against enteroaggregative E. coli. It is antidiarrhea properties of Ocimum gratissimum volatile oil and its activity against enteroaggregative Escherichia coli. Pharm. Pharmacol. Lett.10:9-12.
also ethanolic extract of O. gratissimum was more effective than ethanolic extract of V. Vernonia amygdalina and Ocimum gratissimum extracts and their antibacterial activity on flavonoids, saponins, volatile oil and resins using standard procedures. The method used for the est tof the phytochemical components was according to 1, 16
Rupture of glandular trichomes in Ocimum gratissimum
Among the Ocimum genus, O. gratissimum L., Lamiaceae, popularly known as ornamental basil (Prabhu et al., 2009), is of economic and medicinal importance due to the biological activity attributed to its essential oil, of which the eugenol is the most widely known and studied component due to its medicinal and cooking uses (Almeida and Albuquerque, 2002, Matasyoh et al., 2007).
Objective: This study was designed to investigate the effects of Ocimum gratissimum (OG) on hematological parameters and oxidative stress in diabetic rats. Materials and Methods: Twenty‑five male rats(150–200 g) were randomly grouped into five as control, normal+ OG, diabetic untreated, diabetic + OG, and diabetic + glibenclamide groups.
Mosquito Repellence of Astrolochii hepii Cymbopogon
~ 62 ~ EXTRACTION OF ASTROLOCHII HEPII AND OCIMUM GRATISSIMUM Accurately weighed 50g samples of the powders of each of the two plants were extracted with EtOAc over 24 hours with agitation, decanted, filtered and the EtOAc removed at the rotavap at
Effects of Prolonged Administration of Aqueous Extract of
The results suggest that the leaf aqueous extract of Ocimum gratissimum at 3.0ml dosage has antidiabetic and antihyperlipidemic effect and would be of benefit in the treatment and management of diabetes mellitus, controlling the blood sugar level as well as in preventing or delaying the onset of diabetes mellitus.
Antioxidant and Inhibitory Properties of Essential Oil of
The volatile oil of Ocimum gratissimum showed good antioxidant activity when used in scavenging DPPH radicals as compared to the BHT control. The oil has a mean activity value of 66.983 compared with 53.290 of BHT. The minimum percentage scavenging activity against DPPH is 50% for Ocimum gratissimum volatile oil as compared to 30% for BPH.
Oviposition Deterrent Efficacy and Characteristics of a
This study was aimed at investigating the oviposition deterrent activity of Ocimum gratissimum (L.) essential oil (O. gratissimum oil) and its product, Ocimum gratissimum (L.)- alginate beads (beads), against Aedes aegypti (Ae. aegypti) mosquitoes.
Studies on Essential Oils and DNA Extraction from Ocimum
Studies on Essential Oils and DNA Extraction from Ocimum species Sadaf Quereshi 1* , Pankhuri Purwar 1 , Rupal Singh 1 , Noor Afshan Khan 2 , Abin Mani 1 and Jaswant Patel 1 Centre for Scientific Research and Development (CSRD), People’s Group, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
BENEFITS OF OCIMUM GRATISSIMUM (SCENT|NCHANWU|EFIRIN
Nchanwu or scent leaf, which is botanically known as Ocimum gratissimum is a tropical plant species that belongs to the family of Labiatae. This is a home grown shrub used mainly as spices for cooking delicacies due to its unique aromatic taste.
Basil oil (Ocimum basilicum) - information on the origin
Our basil essential oil is extracted from the herb Ocimum basilicum, of the Lamiaceae (Labiatae) family. It is also known as European, French, common or sweet basil. on this page. Extraction. The oil is extracted by steam distillation from the leaves and the flowering tops.
Benefits of Scent Leaf (ocimum gratissimum) - NutrifactsBlog
Scent leaf which goes by the botanical name of ocimum gratissimum is a plant species mainly found in the tropics and used widely as spices. The unique aromatic taste of these leaves impart additional flavour (zest ) to the food prepared with it.
Benefits of Scent Leaf (ocimum gratissimum) - NutrifactsBlog
Benefits of scent leaf (ocimum gratissimum) 1. Treats stomach disorder. Stomach disorder like stomach ache, diarrhoea, dysentery ,vomiting can be treated with an aqueous extract from the leaf. 2. Treat convulsion. Aqueous extract from scent leaves can also be used to treat and manage convulsion and seizures . It has Antispamodic effect. 3. Insecticide.
Antimicrobial activity of Ocimum gratissimum Extract on
ABSTRACT . Matured leaves of Ocimum gratissimum were harvested and the extracts used to cure Suya (an intermediate moisture meat).O. gratissimum leaves were collected from Oyo state south west region of Nigeria, rinsed in distilled water and squeezed to extract the fluid.
Antimicrobial activity of Ocimum Gratissimum extract on
Ocimum gratissimum L is a popular fragrant culinary herb. Fresh basil leaves have a strong and characteristic aroma, not comparable to any other spice, slightly similar in pungency to cloves. It has an energy value of 23kcal, 2.65g carbohydrate, 3.15g protein, 0.64g total fat, and 1.60g dietary
Chemical Variation of Essential Oil Constituents of Ocimum
To determine the period of harvest that optimizes the antimicrobial activities of the essential oil of Ocimum gratissimum L. from Benin, aerial plant parts were collected at two vegetative stages (pre- and full-flowering) and three sampling times (7 am, 1 pm, and 7 pm). Extraction by hydrodistillation yielded between 0.65 and 0.78% of essential
Effects of aqueous leaves extract of Ocimum gratissimum on
Effects of aqueous leaves extract of Ocimum gratissimum on blood glucose levels of streptozocin-induced diabetic wistar rats A. Mohammed1*, Y. Tanko1, M. A. Okasha1, R. A. Magaji2 and A. H.Yaro3 1Department of Human Physiology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. 2Department of Human Physiology, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria.
Antifungal properties and phytochemical screening of
Antifungal properties and phytochemical screening of extracts of African Basil (Ocimum gratissimum L.) 1*Amadi, (Morales and Simon, 1996). The essential oil, leaves, seeds, flowers and roots of basils are used as Phytochemical Screening of Acetone Extract of Ocimum gratissimum Phytochemicals Acetone Extract Carbohydrate + Reducing sugar
Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Properties of Ethanolic
(2004), in that aqueous extract of Ocimum gratissimum inhibits the growth of Shigella sp., however the ethanolic extracts of the leaf had a higher inhibitory effect on Shigella dysentrae than the aqueous extract, but its inhibitory effect on Shigella dysentrae and other bacteria is lower than that of essential oil from the plant (Iwalokun et al., 2003).
Effects of Leaf Extracts of Ocimum gratissimum L. on
Extraction of the essential oils: The oil extraction was obtained with the adoption of methods described by Adeogun et al. 8. This study discovered the potential of leaf extract of Ocimum gratissimum as a preservative agent for the enhancement of fresh cut Cucumis sativus.
Composition of essential oils from three Ocimum species
Essential oils (EO) from leaves of Ocimum gratissimum L., Ocimum micranthum Willd. and Ocimum selloi Benth. obtained by steam distillation (SD ), microwave oven distillation (MO) and supercritical extraction with CO 2 (SC) showed different composition by GC/MS analysis.
Ethanolic Extract of Ocimum Grattissimum Leaves (Linn
Kéita SM, Vincent C, Schmit JP, Arnason JT, Bélanger A. Efficacy of essential oil of Ocimum basilicum L. and O. gratissimum L. applied as an insecticidal fumigant and powder to control Callosobruchus maculatus (Fab.) [Coleoptera: Bruchidae].
Antioxidant properties and chemical constituents of
Abstract. In this study, chemical composition and antioxidant properties of Ocimum gratissimum (Og) were investigated.Leaves of Og were extracted using ethanol to obtain an ethanolic crude extract (ECE), and then ECE was sequentially partitioned with petroleum ether, ethyl acetate, n-butanol, and deionized water to give the corresponding petroleum ether fraction, ethyl acetate fraction (EAF
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND ANTI-INFLAMMATORY ACTIVITY
Extraction of the essential oils: About 600 g fresh leaves of Ocimum basilicum and Ocimum gratissimum were coarsely milled and the volatile constituents isolated by hydro-distillation for 4 h using Clevenger apparatus. The volatile oil fractions OBV and OGV respectively were recovered.
The Effects of Aqueous Ocimum gratissimum Leaf Extract on
INTRODUCTION. Ocimum gratissimum Linn. is a perennial herb belonging to the family Lamiaceae. The plant which is believed to originate from Asia and Africa (Sulistiarini, 1999) is also widely distributed in other regions, occurring as different species.The leaves of the plant contain essential oils (Leal et al., 2006) and it is cultivated for various purposes.
Antioxidant Activity of the Aqueous Crude Extract of
extract of O. gratissimum L. leaf on basal serum phosphatase level: In n=40 animals, guinea-pigs were orally administered with the crude aqueous extract of O. gratissimum L. in the dose range of 5-320mg. Blood was then collected 4 hours later and analyzed to measure the
In this study, extraction from the leaves of Ocimum gratissimum was done using ethanol. Ethanol is believed to be a suitable solvent for the extraction process, any of the other solvents could result in a greater yield of extract.
Chemical Variation of Essential Oil Constituents of Ocimum
Abstract. To determine the period of harvest that optimizes the antimicrobial activities of the essential oil of Ocimum gratissimum L. from Benin, aerial plant parts were collected at two vegetative stages (pre- and full-flowering) and three sampling times (7 am, 1 pm, and 7 pm).Extraction by hydrodistillation yielded between 0.65 and 0.78% of essential oils.
Commercial potentialities of essential oil of Ocimum
Commercial potentialities of essential oil of Ocimum members extraction. Herbaria of collected specimen were deposited in Department of Forestry, NERIST, considered as superior in quality. O. gratissimum yielded 0.54% oil where major component reported to be eugenol (74.4%) in the oil. This eugenol type of O.
Solvent Extraction Method for Edible Oil Processing
Solvent extraction is a chemical oil extraction method to process oil out from vegetables, oilseeds and nuts by solvent, and Hexane is the preferred choice. Industrial oil processing for the edible oil generally involves the solvent extraction step which may or may not be preceded by pressing.
Essential oil composition from twelve varieties of basil
ABSTRACT. Essential oil compositions of aerial parts from twelve basil cultivars (Ocimum spp) were analysed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS).Ten of them were characterized by the presence of a high percentage of methyl cinnamate (35-80%),
Optimizing eugenol extraction conditions from fresh and
Optimizing eugenol extraction conditions from fresh and dried samples of holy basil (Ocimum sanctum) ( Ocimum sanctum) is one of the most widely grown herbs for therapeutic use . Native to India, the The essential oil of holy basil, eugenol, is thought to be responsible for such properties .
Extracting of Oil From The Seed. Extraction is the first step in the refining process. Oils and fats are extracted from their original source (the seeds, fruits or other oil-bearing raw materials) using a variety of different methods.
Tulsi - Ocimum sanctum - Benefits, Research, Side Effects
Tulsi – Ocimum sanctum – Benefits, Research, Side Effects Tulsi, Holy Basil – The plant with an auspicious name has medicinal usage extending from reducing ill effects of radiotherapy of cancer to maintaining Brahmacharya – Celibacy.
Comparative Study of Volatile Compounds from Genus Ocimum
The genus Ocimum is cultivated for its remarkable essential oil which exhibits many usages such as in medicinal application, herbs, culinary, perfume for herbal toiletries, aromatherapy treatment and as
The effect of Ocimum gratissimum on the histology of the
Also from the result obtained, the extract (Ocimum gratissimum), when administered showed certain changes in the histology of the rat lung such as congestion of blood vessels, interstitial pneumonitis, which is as a result of the inflammation of the lung tissues.
Krishikosh: STUDY ON ESSENTIAL OIL EXTRACTION OF SWEET
The oil was extracted from fresh sweet basil leaves, shade dried sweet basil leaves and sun dried sweet basil leaves with moisture content 85.29%, 17.33% and 12.75% respectively. For extraction of oil from sweet Basil leaves at different moisture contents hydro distillation and steam distillation methods took 3-6 and 0.75- 1 hrs respectively.