Phytotherapy final 5

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  • 1. 

    Part used of Marshmallow

    • A.

      Roots

    • B.

      Leafs

    • C.

      Seeds

    • D.

      Fruits

    Correct Answer
    A. Roots
    Explanation
    The correct answer is roots. Marshmallow is a plant that is commonly used for its medicinal properties. The roots of the marshmallow plant are particularly valued for their mucilaginous properties, which make them useful in soothing and healing various conditions such as sore throat, cough, and digestive issues. The roots contain high levels of mucilage, a gel-like substance that helps to coat and protect irritated tissues. Therefore, the roots of the marshmallow plant are the part most commonly used for medicinal purposes.

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  • 2. 

    Black cohosh contain all of the following except:

    • A.

      Flavonoid

    • B.

      Saponin

    • C.

      V.oils

    • D.

      Tannins

    • E.

      Tirterpene

    Correct Answer
    B. Saponin
    Explanation
    Black cohosh contains flavonoids, volatile oils, tannins, and triterpenes, but it does not contain saponins. Saponins are a class of chemical compounds commonly found in various plants, but they are not present in black cohosh.

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  • 3. 

    Percentage of mucilage in Marshmallow:

    • A.

      23-30%

    • B.

      10-20%

    • C.

      4-6%

    • D.

      0.5-3%

    Correct Answer
    B. 10-20%
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 10-20%. This range represents the percentage of mucilage in Marshmallow. Mucilage is a thick, sticky substance that is present in the plant's roots, stems, and leaves. It has a gel-like consistency and is known for its soothing and protective properties. Marshmallow, also known as Althaea officinalis, is a plant that has been traditionally used for its medicinal properties, particularly in soothing sore throats and coughs. The percentage of mucilage in Marshmallow falls within the range of 10-20%, making it a valuable source of this beneficial substance.

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  • 4. 

    Urtica dioica can cause all of the following except:

    • A.

      Nausea

    • B.

      Vomiting

    • C.

      Allergic skin reaction

    • D.

      Gastric pain

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Vomiting
    Explanation
    Urtica dioica, also known as stinging nettle, is a plant that can cause various symptoms when it comes into contact with the skin. These symptoms include allergic skin reactions, gastric pain, and nausea. However, vomiting is not typically associated with the use or contact of Urtica dioica. Therefore, the correct answer is vomiting.

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  • 5. 

    The daily dose of Jujube :

    • A.

      6-15g

    • B.

      2-4g

    • C.

      2-8g

    • D.

      3-9g

    Correct Answer
    A. 6-15g
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 6-15g. The daily dose of Jujube is typically recommended to be between 6-15 grams. This dosage range ensures that individuals receive an adequate amount of the herb without exceeding the recommended limit. It is important to follow the suggested dosage to avoid any potential side effects and to achieve the desired therapeutic benefits of Jujube.

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  • 6. 

    Insadol is produced by

    • A.

      Health care limited

    • B.

      Expanpharm international

    • C.

      Napp laboratories Ltd

    • D.

      Bristol-myers. Squib

    Correct Answer
    B. Expanpharm international
    Explanation
    Expanpharm international is the producer of Insadol.

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  • 7. 

    The following plant should not be taken in patient with a known hypersensitivity to family Asteraceae

    • A.

      Parsley

    • B.

      Hops

    • C.

      Yarrow

    • D.

      Cranberry

    Correct Answer
    C. Yarrow
    Explanation
    Yarrow should not be taken by patients with a known hypersensitivity to the family Asteraceae because Yarrow belongs to the Asteraceae family, which includes plants that can trigger allergic reactions in susceptible individuals. This family of plants contains common allergens such as ragweed and daisies, and individuals who are allergic to these plants may also be allergic to Yarrow. Therefore, it is important for patients with a known hypersensitivity to Asteraceae to avoid consuming Yarrow to prevent an allergic reaction.

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  • 8. 

    Daily dose of Parsley root

    • A.

      2-4g 3X

    • B.

      1-2g3X

    • C.

      3g 2X

    • D.

      4g 2X

    Correct Answer
    A. 2-4g 3X
    Explanation
    The daily dose of Parsley root is recommended to be 2-4g taken three times a day. This means that a person should consume 2-4 grams of Parsley root three times throughout the day. This dosage is considered to be effective and safe for consumption.

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  • 9. 

    Fennel contain :

    • A.

      Anethole (30-55%), estragole (10-20%)

    • B.

      Anethole (50-82%), estragole (3-20%)

    • C.

      Limonene (1.5-3%), fenchone (45%)

    • D.

      Limonene (4.5-7%), fenchone (2.5-5%)

    Correct Answer
    B. Anethole (50-82%), estragole (3-20%)
    Explanation
    Fennel contains anethole in the range of 50-82% and estragole in the range of 3-20%.

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  • 10. 

    All of the following are uses of skullcap EXCEPT :

    • A.

      Nausea

    • B.

      Jaundice

    • C.

      Acute dysentery

    • D.

      Rheumatism

    Correct Answer
    D. Rheumatism
    Explanation
    Skullcap is a medicinal herb commonly used for its calming and sedative properties. It is known to have various health benefits, including relieving nausea, treating jaundice, and alleviating symptoms of acute dysentery. However, it is not typically used for treating rheumatism, which is a condition characterized by inflammation and pain in the joints and muscles. Therefore, the correct answer is "rheumatism" because it is the only option that does not align with the known uses of skullcap.

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  • 11. 

    The lipophilic soft resin consist:

    • A.

      A-acids

    • B.

      δ-resin

    • C.

      X-resin

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. A-acids
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a-acids. This is because lipophilic soft resins usually consist of a variety of acids, including a-acids. Lipophilic means that the resin has an affinity for lipids or fats, and soft resins are typically made up of various types of acids. Therefore, a-acids are a likely component of lipophilic soft resins.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following drug is sustained release :

    • A.

      ٍِِِِِِA-Quibron

    • B.

      B-Nulein

    • C.

      C-Theolin

    • D.

      A and C is correct 

    Correct Answer
    D. A and C is correct 
    Explanation
    The drugs Quibron and Theolin are both examples of sustained-release drugs. Sustained-release drugs are designed to release the medication slowly and consistently over an extended period of time, providing a longer duration of action and reducing the frequency of dosing. The sustained-release formulation allows for a more controlled release of the drug into the body, which can be beneficial for certain medications that require a steady concentration in the bloodstream for optimal effectiveness. Therefore, both Quibron and Theolin meet the criteria for being sustained-release drugs.

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  • 13. 

    Rosemary is:

    • A.

      Perennial sub-shrub

    • B.

      Perennial herb

    • C.

      Perennial thorny plant

    • D.

      Annual herb

    Correct Answer
    A. Perennial sub-shrub
    Explanation
    Rosemary is classified as a perennial sub-shrub. Perennial means that it lives for more than two years, while sub-shrub refers to its woody stem and shrub-like growth habit. Rosemary is known for its aromatic leaves and is commonly used as a culinary herb. It is a hardy plant that can withstand various weather conditions and is often grown in gardens or pots.

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  • 14. 

    Geraniol is an v.oil in:

    • A.

      Black tea

    • B.

      Green tea

    • C.

      Saffron

    • D.

      Fennel

    Correct Answer
    B. Green tea
    Explanation
    Geraniol is a volatile oil commonly found in green tea. It is responsible for the pleasant floral aroma and flavor of the tea. Green tea is known for its numerous health benefits, including antioxidant properties and potential cancer-fighting effects. Geraniol is also found in other plants such as roses, lemons, and geraniums, but it is particularly abundant in green tea.

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  • 15. 

    Lavander flower when used as a bath therapy we take:

    • A.

      20-100 mg of dried flower per 20 lit of water

    • B.

      20-80g of dried flower per 10 lit of water

    • C.

      20-80mg of dried flower per 20 lit of water

    • D.

      20-100 g of dried flower per 10 lit of water

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. None of the above

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