Qualification: 
M. Pharm., B. Pham.

Sreesha N. Nair joined as Lecturer in the department of Pharmacognosy, Amrita School of Pharmacy in September 2015. She has completed M. Pharm. and B. Pharm. from University College of Pharmacy , Cheruvandoor, Kottayam. Her area of interest is phytochemistry.

Publications

Publication Type: Journal Article

Year of Publication Publication Type Title

2017

Journal Article

Sreesha N. Nair, Varghese, A., Meenu, B., Rejimon, G., and Neeraja, E. D., “Comparative evaluation of Coriandrum sativum Linn. And Apium graveolens for Antimicrobial activity”, Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, vol. 10, pp. 1-4, 2017.[Abstract]


This main objective of this study is to compare the antimicrobial activity of extracts of Coriandrum sativum Linn. and Apium graveolens Linn. (family Apiaceae). Ethanol was used as organic solvent to prepare the crude extracts from the leaves. Antimicrobial activity of both plant extract were evaluated by agar well disc diffusion method against Streptococcus mutans, Klebsiella pneumonia and Pseudomonas aeroginosa. The ethanolic crude extract of Coriandrum sativum Linn. showed more activity against Streptococcus mutans and that of Apium graveolens Linn. showed more activity against Klebsiella pneumonia and Pseudomonas aeroginosa. In conclusion both these plants can be considered as natural source of antimicrobials therefore will be included in our daily diet. © 2017, Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. All rights reserved.

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2017

Journal Article

A. Uthaman and Sreesha N. Nair, “A review on ten sacred flowers in Kerala: Dasapushpam”, Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, vol. 10, 2017.[Abstract]


The ten sacred flowers constitute the group dasapushpam. These ten favorable herbs are used in ayurvedic system of medicine and it possesses tremendous therapeutic and potential benefits. It includes different flowers with different characters. These flowers are comes under different families like Amaranthaceae, Oxalidaceae, Sapindoideae, Asteraceae, Convolvulaceae, Poaceae, Hypoxidaceaeetc which possess divine power. It deals with activities such as anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, anticancer, antifungal, antipsychotic, anti-rheumatic, antiarrhythmic, antidiarrheal, anthelmintic, anti-diabetic etc. It provides a well-established traditional system of medicine. Moreover they give therapeutic benefit with no side effects. The main objective of this review to provide general information about these herbs and their therapeutic values. © 2017, Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. All Rights Reserved.

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2017

Journal Article

P. Athira and Sreesha N. Nair, “Pharmacognostic review of medicinal plant Aerva lanata”, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, vol. 9, pp. 1420-1423, 2017.[Abstract]


Recently medicinal plants are used to prepare many medicines. Aerva lanata is a medicinal plant used for many purposes. Aerva lanata is also known as knot grass is prostate herb in family Amaranthaceae. It branched and found wild in India. It is a traditional plant in India used for many diseases like anti diuretic, infections, cough, antidote, emollient, skin infections etc… And it has many pharmacological properties like antibacterial, antioxidant, antidiuretic, urolithiasis etc… This review is about the Pharmacognostic study include morphology, microscopy, chemical constituents, pharmacological activity of Aerva lanata. © 2017, Pharmainfo Publications. All rights reserved.

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2016

Journal Article

Sreesha N. Nair, Bindu, K., and R, B. A., “Pharmacognostic evaluation of Drymoglossum heterophyllum-(L)C. Chr”, vol. 8, pp. 7-12, 2016.[Abstract]


Drymoglossum heterophyllum-(L)C.Chr. is an epiphytic fern which is commonly known as Dragon Scales is an important medicinal plant belonging to Pteridaceae family. The leaves are used for many medicinal purposes. This study provides taxonomical, pharmacological and physicochemical details helpful in laying down standardization and pharmacopoeial parameters. The diagnostic characters are aseptate trichomes anomocytic stomata, reddish brown sclerenchyma and thick walled cuticle. The physicochemical studies revealed total moisture content(8.65%), total ash value(7.75%), water soluble ash(4.42%), acid insoluble ash value(3.466%), Alcohol soluble extractive(4.157 %) water soluble extractive value(7.85%), Crude fibre content(18.18%) and total chlorophyll content (0.449/g). © 2016, Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research. All rights reserved.

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