List of publications - Review Articles

1. Ara, S.A., Akhlaq, S., Ahmad, B., Haque, M., Fazil, M., Akram, U., Sayeed, A. and Ali Khan, A., 2024. The Perpetual Impact of COVID-19 on the Geriatric Population's Quality of Life and Potential Preventive and Therapeutic Measures in Unani Medicine: An Evidence-based Review. Current Traditional Medicine10(3), pp.61-74. IF 0.6.

2. Sayeed, A., Haque, M. and Ali Khan, A., 2024. Heat Therapy: Concept, Mechanism and Application in Unani Medicine. Current Traditional Medicine10(3), pp.84-89. IF 0.6.

3. Akhlaq, S., Ara, S.A., Itrat, M., Fazil, M., Ahmad, B., Akram, U., Haque, M., Quddusi, N. and Sayeed, A., 2024. An Exploratory Review on the Hypoglycemic Action of Unani Anti-diabetic Drugs via Possible Modulation of Gut Microbiota. Current Drug Targets, 25(1), pp.1-11. IF 2.97.

4. Khan, M., Altamish, M., Samal, M., Srivastava, V., Insaf, A., Parveen, R., Akhtar, J., Krishnan, A. and Ahmad, S., 2023. Antiviral Potential of Traditional Unani Medicine in Viral Diseases with Special Emphasis on Dengue: A Review. Current Drug Targets. IF 2.97.

5. Akhlaq, S., Ara, S.A., Itrat, M., Fazil, M., Ahmad, B., Akram, U., Haque, M., Quddusi, N. and Sayeed, A., 2023. An Exploratory Review on the Hypoglycemic Action of Unani Anti-diabetic Drugs via Possible Modulation of Gut Microbiota. Current Drug Targets. IF 2.937.

6. Siddiquee, Z., Parveen, R. and Ahmad, S., 2023. Effect-Directed Assays and Biological Detection Approaches Coupled with Thin-Layer Chromatography as an Evolving Hyphenated Technique: A Comprehensive Review. Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening, 26(15), pp.2679-2717.

7. Jamal, G., Parveen, R., Khan, M.A., Srivastava, V., Mustafa, S., Ahmad, S. and Husain, S.A., 2023. A Review on Valeriana wallichii: Chemical composition and pharmacological research. Current Traditional Medicine, 9(4), pp.55-71. IF 0.6.

8. Fathima, Faiza, Rabea Parveen, Mohammad A. Khan, Zoya Malik, Saad Mustafa, Sheersh Massey, Sayeed Ahmad, and Syed Akhtar Husain. "Saraca asoca: From Traditional Herb to Modern Drug as a Cure for Various Diseases." Current Drug Therapy 18, no. 4 (2023): 285-297. IF 2.4.

9. Insaf, Areeba, Rabea Parveen, Gaurav Gautam, Monalisha Samal, Sultan Zahiruddin, and Sayeed Ahmad. "A Comprehensive Study to Explore Tyrosinase Inhibitory Medicinal Plants and Respective Phytochemicals for Hyperpigmentation; Molecular Approach and Future Perspectives." Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology 24, no. 6 (2023): 780-813. IF 2.8.

10. S Perveen, MA Khan, R Parveen, A Insaf, B Parveen, S Ahmad, An Updated Review on Traditional and Modern Aspects of Vitex negundo. Current Traditional Medicine 9 (2), 114-127. IF 0.6.

11. Ahmad, Syed Sufian, Faraha Ahmed, Ruhi Ali, Mohammed M. Ghoneim, Sultan Alshehri, Abul Kalam Najmi, Sayeed Ahmad, Mohammad Zaki Ahmad, Javed Ahmad, and Mohammad Ahmed Khan. "Immunology of osteoporosis: relevance of inflammatory targets for the development of novel interventions." Immunotherapy 14, no. 10 (2022): 815-831. IF 2.8.

12. Parveen, Rabea, Sradhanjali Mohapatra, Sayeed Ahmad, and Syed Akhtar Husain. "Amalgamation of Nanotechnology for Delivery of Bioactive Constituents in Solid Tumors." Current Drug Delivery (2022), doi: 10.2174/1567201819666220425093102. IF 2.4.

13. Malik, Zoya, Rabea Parveen, Sageer Abass, Mohammad Irfan, Syed Akhtar Husain, and Sayeed Ahmad. "Receptor-Mediated Targeting in Breast Cancer through Solid Lipid Nanoparticles and Its Mechanism." Current Drug Metabolism (2022), doi: 10.2174/1389200223666220416213639. IF 3.4.

14. Ansari, Mohd Hafizur Rehman, Sadia Saher, Rabea Parveen, Washim Khan, Imran Ahmad Khan, and Sayeed Ahmad. "Role of gut microbiota metabolism and biotransformation on dietary natural products to human health implications with special reference to biochemoinformatics approach." Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine (2022), IF 4.2.

15. Khan, Mohammad Umar, Gaurav Gautam, Bisma Jan, Sultan Zahiruddin, Rabea Parveen, and Sayeed Ahmad. "Vitamin D from Natural Sources: Hope for the Future." Phytomedicine Plus (2022):  v.2 no.2 pp. 100248. IF 2.46.

16. Mohapatra, Sradhanjali, Ashif Iqubal, Mohammad Javed Ansari, Bisma Jan, Sultan Zahiruddin, Mohd Aamir Mirza, Sayeed Ahmad, and Zeenat Iqbal. "Benefits of Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) for Women Health: An Up-Close and In-Depth Review." Pharmaceuticals 15, no. 3 (2022): 278. doi: 10.3390/ph15030278. IF 4.6.

17. Basist, Parakh, Bushra Parveen, Sultan Zahiruddin, Gaurav Gautam, Rabea Parveen, Mohammad Ahmed Khan, Anuja Krishnan, Mohd Shahid, and Sayeed Ahmad. "Potential nephroprotective phytochemicals: Mechanism and future prospects." Journal of ethnopharmacology 283 (2022): 114743. IF 5.4.

18. Abass, Sageer, Rabea Parveen, Mohammad Irfan, Bisma Jan, Syed Akhtar Husain, and Sayeed Ahmad. "Synergy Based Extracts of Medicinal Plants: Future Antimicrobials to Com-bat Multidrug Resistance." Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (2022), 23(13): 1527-1540. doi: 10.2174/1389201023666220126115656.IF 2.8.

19. Ahmad, Sayeed, Chandra Kant Katiyar, Gudrun S. Ulrich-Merzenich, and Pulok Kumar Mukherjee. "Metabolomics and Ethnopharmacology in the Development of Herbal and Traditional Medicine." Frontiers in Pharmacology, (2022) 13:851023, doi: 10.3389/fphar.2022.851023. Editorial. IF 5.9.

20. Gaurav, Parveen, Bushra; Khan, Mohammad Umar; Sharma, Ikshit; Sharma, Anil Kumar; Parveen, Rabea; Ahmad, Sayeed, A Systematic Review on nephron protective AYUSH drugs as constituents of NEERI-KFT (A traditional Indian polyherbal formulation) for the management of chronic kidney disease, Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, 2021, 28(11): 6441-6453. IF 4.4.

21. Jan, Bisma; Parveen, Rabea; Zahiruddin, Sultan; Khan, Mohammad Umar; Mohapatra, Sradhanjali; Ahmad, Sayeed; Nutritional constituents of mulberry and their potential applications in food and pharmaceuticals: A review, Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, 2021, 28(7): 3909-3921, IF 4.4.

22. Ahmad, Sayeed; Zahiruddin, Sultan; Parveen, Bushra; Basist, Parakh; Parveen, Abida; Parveen, Rabea; Ahmad, Minhaj; , Indian medicinal plants and formulations and their potential against COVID-19–preclinical and clinical research, Frontiers in pharmacology, 11, 2470, 2021, IF 5.9.

23. Zoya Malik, Sultan Zahiruddin,  Parakh Basist,Rabea Parveen, SA Husain and Sayeed Ahmad (2020) Anticancer potential of andrographolide from Andrographis paniculata and its mechanism of actions, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 272, 2021, 113936, ISSN 0378-8741, IF 5.4.

24. Bushra Parveen, Abida Parveen, Rabea Parveen, Sayeed Ahmad, Minhaj Ahmad and Muhammad Iqbal (2020). Challenges and opportunities for traditional herbal medicine today with special reference to its status in India. Ann. Phytomed., 9(2):97-112. .

25. Mohapatra, Sradhanjali; Iqbal, Zeenat; Ahmad, Sayeed; Kohli, Kanchan; Farooq, Uzma; Padhi, S; Kabir, Mariya; Kumar, P Ayash; , Menopausal Remediation and Quality of Life (QoL) Improvement: Insights and Perspectives., Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders Drug Targets (Formerly Current Drug Targets - Immune, Endocrine & Metabolic Disorders), 20, 10, 1624-1636, 2020, DOI : 10.2174/1871530320666200730225830, ISSN (Print): 1871- 5303, IF 1.16.

26. Zahiruddin, Sultan; Basist, Parakh; Parveen, Abida; Parveen, Rabea; Khan, Washim; Ahmad, Sayeed; Ashwagandha in brain disorders: A review of recent developments, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 257, 112876, 2020. DOI:, ISSN: 0378-8741, IF 5.4.

27. Ansari, Mohd Hafizur Rehman; Ahmad, Sayeed; Herbs that heal: Natural remedies for health promotion and longevity, Annals of Phytomedicine. An International Journal, 8, 1, 7-18, 2019. ISSN (Print): 2278-9839.

28. M. Fahim, B. Shrivastava, A. K. Shrivastava, M. Ibrahim, R. Parveen, S. Ahmad. Review on extraction methods, antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of volatile oils. Annals of Phytomedicine, 2018; 6(2): 5-46. ISSN (Print): 2278-9839.

29. Bagri P, Chester K, Khan Washim, Ahmad S. (2017). Aspects of extraction and biological evaluation of naturally occurring sugar-mimicking sulfonium-ion and their synthetic analogues as potent α-glucosidase inhibitors from Salacia. RSC Advances, 7, 28152-28185. ISSN (Print): 2046-2069 IF. 3.07.

30. K Chester, ET Tamboli, SK Paliwal, S Ahmad, (2016) Significance of molecular markers in pharmacognosy: A modern tool for authentication of herbal drugs, Drug Development and Therapeutics 7 (2), 96. IF. 4.3.

31. Dhiman A, Nanda A, Sayeed Ahmad (2016). A Quest for staunch effects of flavonoids: Utopian protection against hepatic ailments, Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 9, S2, S1813-S1823.  ( ISSN: 1878-5352, IF 4.52.

32. Khan, M.A., Ali, R., Parveen, R., Najmi, A.K., Ahmad, S., (2016). Pharmacological evidences for cytotoxic and antitumor properties of Boswellic acids from Boswellia serrata. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016 Jun 21. pii: S0378-8741(16)30413-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jep.2016.06.053, ISSN, 0378-8741, IF 5.4.

33. V Anjum, SH Ansari, S Ahmad (2015). Mechanistic approach of drug discovery from natural substances for thrombocytopenia: A major cause of death in dengue fever patients, Annals of Phytomedicine 4(2): 34-48 (ISSN: 2278-9839).

34. Parveen, A., Parveen, B., Parveen, R., Ahmad, S., (2015). Challenges and guidelines for clinical trial of herbal drugs. Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences, pp. 329–333. doi:10.4103/0975-7406.168035. ISSN 0975-7406.

35. Singh, A., Ahmad, S., Ahmad, A., (2015). Green extraction methods and environmental applications of carotenoids-a review. RSC Adv., 5, 62358-62393. doi:10.1039/c5ra10243j, ISSN · 2046-2069, IF 3.289.

36. Ovais Sareer, Sayeed Ahmad & Shahid Umar, (2014). Andrographis paniculata: a critical appraisal of extraction, isolation and quantification of andrographolide and other active constituents, Natural Product Research: Formerly Natural Product Letters, 28(23), 2081 – 2101, ISSN · 1478-6419, IF 0.527.

37. M.A. Khan, M. Singh, M.S. Khan, W. Ahmad, A. K. Najmi, S. Ahmad, (2014) Alternative approach for mitigation of doxorubicin induced cardiotoxicity using herbal agents. Current Clinical Pharmacology, 9(3), 288-297.  ISSN: 2212-3938 (Online) 1574-8847 (Print). IF 2.5.

38. Ahmad S, Garg M, Tamboli E, Abdin M, Ansari S. (2013) In vitro production of alkaloids: Factors, approaches, challenges and prospects. Pharmacognosy Reviews, 7(13):27-33. ISSN: Print -0973-7847, Online - 0976-2787. IF 2.4.

39. Jameel M., Ansari J. A., Ali A., Tamboli E.T., Ahmad S. "Hepatoprotective evidence of higher altitude medicinal plant Picrorhiza kurroa Royle ex Benth: “threatened with extinction" Journal of Herbal Medicine and Toxicology 2012; 6(2): 1-5. ISSN: 0973-4643. IF 2.5.

40. Dhiman A, Nanda A, Sayeed Ahmad (2012). A recent update in research on anti-hepatotoxic potential of medicinal plants, J Chin Integr Med. 10 (2), 117 – 127, (DOI: 10. 3736/jcim2012). ISSN: 1672-0415 (print version), ISSN: 1993-0402 (electronic version), IF 1.4.

41. Dhiman A, Nanda A, Sayeed Ahmad (2012). Novel Herbal Drug Delivery System (NHDDS): the need of Hour, International Conference on Environment, Chemistry and Biology IPCBEE vol.49 (2012) © (2012) IACSIT Press, Singapore DOI: 10.7763/IPCBEE. 2012. V49. 34, pp 171-175.

42. Mohamed Musthaba, Sanjula Baboota, Tanwir M.D. Athar, Kamal Y.T, Sayeed Ahmad and Javed Ali, (2010), Patented Herbal Formulations and their Therapeutic Applications, Recent Patents on Drug Delivery & Formulation, 4(3), 231-244. ISSN: 2212-4039 (Online), ISSN: 1872-2113 (Print). IF 0.3.

43. Swati Madan, Sayeed Ahmad, G N Singh, Kanchan Kohli, Y Kumar, Raman Singh and Madhukar Garg (2010). Stevia rebaudiana (Bert.) Bertoni – A Review, Indian Journal of Natural Products and Resources, 1 (3), 267-286. ISSN 0976-0504, 09760512.

44. Nititn D., Baboota S., Sayeed Ahmad and Ali J., (2010) Silymarin: A review of pharmacological aspects and bioavailability enhancements approaches, Indian Journal of Pharmacology, 42(S1), S38-S45. ISSN 0253-7613, IF 0.68.

45. Sayeed Ahmad, S. Rehman, M. A. Ahmad, K. M. Siddiqui, S. Shaukat, M. S. Khan, Kamal Y. T., T Jahangir (2010). Khamiras, a natural cardiotonic: An overview, Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences, 2(2), 93-99. ISSN: Print -0976-4879, Online - 0975-7406. IF 0.27.

46. Gupta, M., Mukhtar, H.M., Ahmad, S. (2010). Phyto-pharmacological and plant tissue culture overview of Tylophora indica (burm f.) Merill, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research 2 (7), 401-411. ISSN 0975-248X. IF-0.145.

47. SM Musthaba, S Baboota, Sayeed Ahmad, A. Ahuja, J Ali, (2009). Status of novel drug delivery technology for Phytotherapeutics, Expert Opin. Drug. Deliv., 6(6), 625-637. ISSN: 1742-5247 (print), 1744-7593 (electronic). IF: 4.16.

48. Sayeed Ahmad, R. Zafar (2009). Anti-AIIDS agents used in Indian Systems of Medicine and Medicinal Plants of India, Hamdard Medicus, 52 (1), 50-62. ISSN. 0250-7188. 

49. S.M. Musthaba, Sayeed Ahmad, Alka Ahuja, Javed Ali and Sanjula Baboota (2009). Nano Approaches to Enhance Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Activity of Plant Origin Drugs, Current Nanosciences. 5 (3), 344-352. ISSN:1875-6786 (Online)
ISSN: 1573-4137 (Print).

50. Sayeed Ahmad, M. Garg, M. Ali, M. Singh, M.T. Athar (2009). Phytochemical and Pharmacological review on Adhatoda vasica (Linn.) Nees. Natural Product Radiance, 8 (5), 549-554. ISSN: 0976-0512 (Online).

51. Swati Madan, Sayeed Ahmad, G N Singh, Kanchan Kohli, Y Kumar and Raman Singh, (2008). Chemical and Biological Properties of Stevia rebaudiana, Hamdard Medicus, 51 (4), 30-48.

52. Parveen R., Baboota S., Ahmad S., (2008). Approaches used for oral bioavailability enhancement of herbal drugs, Online Journal of Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics, 4, 18-31.

53. Nititn D., Baboota S., Sayeed Ahmad and Ali J., (2007) Silymarin: A review of pharmacological aspects and bioavailability enhancements approaches, Indian Journal of Pharmacology, 39(4), 172-179. IF-0.68.

54. R. Zafar, Sayeed Ahmad and Mohd. Mujeeb, (2007). Convolvulus microphyllus Sieb – Phytochemical and Biological properties, Hamdard Medicus.50, 1, 40 – 46.

55. R. Zafar, Sayeed Ahmad and Mohd. Mujeeb, (2006). Convolvulus prostrates Forsk – Phytochemical and Biological Properties – A Review, Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany, 30, 1.

56. Azhar M.U., Khan S. A., Khanam D., Aslam M., Tajuddin, Jafri M.A. (2004), Plants with Nephrotoxic activity. Journal of Science and Pharmacy, 5 (3), 97-103.